posted on Apr, 28 2014 @ 01:29 AM
I think I missed that in my 7th grade history class. I’m sure there’s a lot more we don’t know about history than we do know. Rose tinted
glasses and all that. But, we only know what we’re told, or read. The rest gets swept under the rug while we ignorantly/blissfully go about our
What a cruel, brutal, merciless, self-serving species we are. Sometimes I wonder if these are the traits necessary to be at the top of the food chain.
Maybe so. I wonder if this sort of obscenity is just part of the package for any truly “successful” life form. Is “survival of the fittest”
just a nice way of saying it’s a dog-eat-dog world? Being an “intelligent” creature, we allow ourselves to rationalize any behavior we choose;
regardless of how heinous and disturbing it may be. What’s right, what’s wrong, what’s good, what’s bad? Who knows? I guess it just depends on
who you ask, or what side of the fence you happen to end up on. We just tell ourselves the means justifies the end, and then we “get ‘er
It’s a cryin’ shame. What a sad commentary on our plight in this world. Nature’s full of contradictions. It can be so beautiful and majestic,
while at the same time shockingly violent beyond comprehension. If there are other “intelligent”, sentient creatures out there, I wonder if
they’re like us?
Seriously, could an intelligent, but benign, peaceful and compassionate life form possibly survive in this cold, unforgiving universe? I wonder...
Nice thread, subfab. Makes you think...