You have put your finger on the weakness of most religions. Nature is completely indifferent to the fate of living things. Thus morality can only function in the limited context of whatever species finds it useful.
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The cardiologist paused, smiled and leaned over, then whispered to the mechanic, "Now do it with the engine running."It has been done with radial aircraft engines. And the last time I was involved with a heart operation the organ was bypassed and restarted, just like the motorbike.
Otherwise, we need other ways to make an agent behave in good manners.The characteristic of many animals, especially humans, is their realisation that you can usually achieve more by collaboration than by competition. Thus we appreciate a sort of long-term integrated reward and most of us value that above immediate selfgratification. We use punishment and reward to bring into line those who don't.
When you wrote the planet, can I assume that you meant collective conscious agents living on it?Of course not! Since we haven't come up with a useful definition of consciousness, I couldn't possibly mean that! The planet is the physical context in which we act.
They breathe interstellar hydrogen and photosynthesise + photovoltaic skin. Easypeasy!The elephants? Now thatís a tricky one!
My observations of the suns movements suggests that ''down under'' on a sphere would be in constant shadow and darkness when the sun orbits above my head in the Northern hemisphere .Who are you? Donald Trump? No sane person thinks the sun orbits above his head. In Trump's case, of course, it's a halo that only the truly gifted (with the taxpayer's money) can see.
When a positive charge and a negative charge are converged to form a neutral charge measure , the convergence forms a weak force namely gravity .Drivel, I'm afraid. Protons, electrons, positrons and neutrons are all subject to gravitation. It is a property of mass, not charge nor the absence of charge.
In the case of narcissism, the agent has inaccurate model of reality, which significantly reduces its measure of general consciousness.Sadly, Donald Trump has a more accurate model of reality and grasp of the controls than his morally superior opponents. It's much easier to manipulate the machinery of politics and the gullibility of the electorate if you really understand what you are doing, in the current context. He's not the first or the last self-centered demagogue to succeed in politics, even if he loses money in business.
[Positive: Narcissists think they are better than others. Speculation. What we know is that they act as though they are better than others.