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Human Beings Are Completely Fucking Stupid (3)

And yet, many nights of the year, many many tens of thousands of people will flock to her concerts, using incalculable amounts of fuel back and forth along the way, their shouts and stadium-filled stomping so thunderously celebratory of her anthemic vanities that they register locally as mini-earthquakes on the Richter Scale – – really, it’s a fact! – – in order to celebrate this Queen of Death. And the media celebrates this kind of murderous insanity, anathema to everything that true life is, holding someone like this up as some sort of empowering role model when in fact she is just an Avatar of Death.

And we are her willing minions.

Looking out over humanity’s extraordinary propensity for waging total ecocide, Zen Master Seung Sahn used to say, “All human beings die, then world peace is possible” and “Human beings all disappear, then all beings very happy.” These words are not extreme — they are prescriptive. (And the Zen Master had another angle on it, too: “If everyone looked at the true condition of this world [we have created], they would immediately cut their hair and become a monk or nun.”)

For the sake of all-life, we need to hit the switch:

Or, push here:


“Phasing out the human species by voluntarily ceasing to breed will allow Earth’s biosphere to return to good health. Crowded conditions and resource shortages will improve as we become less dense.” (the guiding principle of the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement)

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