causality and will

Lyle Burkhead (
Mon, 03 Feb 1997 17:43:23 -0500 (EST)

Omega writes,

> there is no absolute reason to stop at human-scale when
> evaluating our place in the cosmos. Not only do the atoms in our
> bodies move with us when we move about, but so do the atoms
> in our bodies circle the sun at 18 miles/second as the Earth orbits,
> and this is just one step out of many going upward to larger and
> larger scale events.

Yes, and one can also consider other kinds of large-scale phenomena,
such as cultures, political movements, and religions. The real source
of causality in the human world is found in memes, ideas, emotions,
archetypes, gods, etc.