The undertaking of self-realisation is born of the fervour for construction, within the second while subjectivity wells up and aspires to reign universally. The undertaking of conversation is born of the fervour of affection, each time humans become aware of that they percentage a similar hope for amorous conquest. The undertaking of participation is born of the eagerness for enjoying, at any time when workforce task allows the self-realisation of every individual.
Isolated, the 3 passions are perverted. Dissociated, the 3 initiatives are falsified. the need to self-realisation is become the need to energy; sacrificed to prestige and role-playing, it reigns in an international of regulations and illusions. the desire to verbal exchange turns into goal dishonesty; in keeping with relationships among items, it presents the semiologists with symptoms to decorate up in human guise. the need to participation serves to organise the loneliness of every body within the crowd; it creates the tyranny of the appearance of neighborhood.
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He runs the risk of going into supernal Altruism, much as the sailor, deliberately going out of sight of land to reach other land, runs whatever risk there may be of forgetting the object with which he undertook the voyage or of losing his compass and never getting back; or as an orator, entering upon the Flowery path of illustrations, may become captivated with the images of his fancy and utterly forget the logical conclusion which he intended only momentarily to postpone in order to reach it with greater effect.
The hope of heaven and fear of punishment are of the simplest Egoism. Morality on the same plane includes the fear of man and hope of benefit from men, complicated with belief in reciprocal enforcement of ecclesiastical duties, and this as a duty. Becoming metaphysical it is doubtless more difficult of analysis, but this secondary or transitional stage of mind is already disposed of as a whole by philosophy, so that the evolutionist predicts the passage of its phenomena and their replacement by positive ideas of processes.
That is Right, says the Moralist, which best serves the species. And 42 what best serves the species? The Moralist will generally reply; “that which is Right,” thus completing a little circle in dogmatism. Nature, however, seems to say that species survive by the survival of their individuals. The Egoist will find in himself certain loves and aversions, and he may think that the species is taking care of itself just in proportion as he is following those paths which give him satisfaction. The Moralist, becoming more philosophical, suggests that the war of interests will cease as men understand their similar needs and the possibility of mutual benefit, hence wrongs in the species may become fewer or cease.