a) there is no god other than the fictions we create as false appeals to authority that justify our ignorance. Gandalf is as much a god as zeus/jupiter, jeohva or allah – and noticeably of better character. Authur has been more influential on the common anglo man than jesus. In my understanding Aristotle is the father of western thought and his works (those that were not destroyed by the christians and muslims and jews) the only bible (book of wisdom) worth reading. The combination of aristotle, zeno, epicurious, and the stoics constitute the western tradition in rational form.

(b) there is no infinite regress, since time has no meaning outside of any given universe. As far as we know the universe(s) are just bubbles of space-time constantly in disequilibrium, and existence has no meaning outside of a universe. To state that the universe must be temporally intuitive to man contradicts the findings of the sciences – both at pre and post human scales. We have consistently found that our presumptions of causality are counter to anthropological and anthropomorphic intuitions.

(c) natural law (reciprocity) is an evolutionary necessity for any species that evolves the capacity for sympathetic, voluntary, cooperation. All other strategies are contrary to survival.

(d) evidence is that all groups rely on reciprocity for the simple reason that it is universally decidable in matters of cooperation and conflict.

(e) ethnocentrism is the optimum group evolutionary strategy given all other known and hypothesized strategies.

(f) markets are the optimum group evolutionary strategy given all other known and hypothesized strategies.

(g) markets accelerate with the continuous expansion of the suppression of parasitism under the the natural law of reciprocity.

As far as I know these are logical necessiteis that have been demonstrated empirically (evidentially) in competition against alternatives.

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