posted on May, 14 2010 @ 07:57 AM
Originally posted by catwhoknows
Guess what - every possible world would probably be the same.
We just have to hack it.
I would think it very plausible that every world follows the same natural principles in that herbivores eat vegetation, predators eat herbivores and
omnivores eat predator’s, herbivores and the vegetation they walk on. I can easily accept an animal killing another for the energy locked up in
their cells but I have a major problem when an animal kills another because the other is in the way of a resource or because it has disagrees with
something the killing animal agrees with and so on and so on.
It seems to me that intelligence though a great achievement to burst upon a world is also an achievement gained from evolution that comes with a
weighty responsibility and I suspect that we have evolved faster then we should have. Our brains though filled with the lights of the universe also
seem to be filled with the darkness from our primeval past and being mixed together in such a way it seems understandable - though never excusable
that we slaughter all that lives in ever creative ways.
Another suspicion based on our high technology and our predilection to fall back into harmful attitudes that will us onto ever merciless acts of
depravity that something has happened that was not supposed to happen to us in evolutionary terms. Something or someone dropped down out of the sky
and altered a genome, tinkered with some DNA, played god and then sat back and reaped the reward.
If this personal suspicion of mine holds water then what was the short and long term gain and who has gained and has the god game ended?
One thing I do know for absolute certainty is that we should never hack it and accept it because to do so is in my opinion to give the depravity that
is endemic to this world a mandate to continue. An acceptance of such regression gives authority to the heartless to raise the stakes to ever more
blood curdling depravities in the name of big business and the bank balances of clawing self-serving shareholders.
In the end everything and everyone will suffer the consequences when this civilisation reaches critical mass and implodes.
As it happens I think we are living those days of decline right now but this is not necessarily a bad thing either in my humble (though biased)
[edit on 14-5-2010 by SmokeJaguar67]