Definition of The Human Condition


Definition of the Human Condition


While the universally accepted ideals are to be cooperative, loving and selfless, humans are variously competitive, aggressive and selfish.


Humans are capable of immense love and sensitivity, but we have also been capable of greed, hatred, brutality, rape, murder and war.


The subconscious sense of guilt and agony of being unable to explain this contradictory capacity has been the burden of human life: the human condition.


Conventional references to the human condition



Please note: for the best description of the human condition we strongly recommend you watch Section 1:4 of the Transformation Q & A Introductory Videos, or read its transcript in Section 1:4 of Freedom Book 2.