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We are DEFECTIVE as a species

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posted on Nov, 28 2006 @ 12:10 PM
I am not sure where to post this, and I am not posting this link for it's sensationalism, but as an example of what I think is a basic defect in our design. This is a story about how a mother, or someone else, ended the life of a 3 mo. old child. Either way it's completely incomprehensible to me how anyone could have done this. This is just one example of the 1,000's of acts of inhuman, animal, evil behavior that transpire every day around the world at the hands of homo sapiens. This can't be blamed away on individual defects in specific "people". I believe it's a clear indicator of a basic defect in the construction and operation of our brains.
Any thoughts?

extremely disturbing story - viewer discretion advised

posted on Nov, 28 2006 @ 07:53 PM
I think taking the actions of a few sick individuals and painting the whole population with it, is a flaw in itself.

Sick people do exists. No one can deny that. But good people do exist. People do amazing things for complete strangers on a daily basis. So we are in a struggle between sick, twisted crimes by some individuals, and the heart-warming actions of others.

Humans are not defective. Nobody is born bad, wrong, a criminal. Some are born with disabilities, but this does not make them a bad kid. Our environment is what can lead to bad children. Nature versus nurture? I play the nurture card every time. We are who we are because of who we are.

We are not defected. Any time you see a crime that blows your mind, and you think, "Damn! How could somebody ever do that to someone?" Mothers drowning their children, giving their son an overdose and then jumping out the window to her own death, we can name thousands of stories.

But how about these?

Free Hugs
Pay it Forward
Rick & Dick Hoyt

Those are three threads I have authored in the last few months. I highly recommend the third thread, one of the greatest stories I have ever read.

Good people do exist.

posted on Nov, 28 2006 @ 09:38 PM
I've always said the one thing you can never trust is the human mind.
Such a complex and seemingly random set of electrochemical reactions is bound to screw up... and when a pathway in charge of logical thought screws up, you better hope that person isnt holding a weapon.

I find most people who medetate seem to have a more stable mind. I think this has alot to do with balancing the chemical mix in the mind. Like relaxing a muscle and letting the acids out after a workout.

Plus, being aware of the chemicals you have put in your body in the first place is a good way to keep stable.

Too much caffeine, stimulants, pain relievers, etc will eventually screw with your head.

posted on Nov, 28 2006 @ 09:46 PM
I agree that its horrible and wrong.

Why is it indiciative of something being wrong with 'humans'? Lots of species do these kinds of things. When these things happen amoung humans, its man acting as animal. Its wrong, and it shouldn't happen, but it doesn't mean anything in particular about man as a 'species', other than that man is just another animal out in the world.

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