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Our civilization is murderous and suicidal.   Right now you see it happily destroying others, but in fact it is also destroying the basis of its own life.  The natural model is a cancer tumor.  Do tell me about the Darwinian superiority of cancer tumors who do--after all--manage to destroy all competition.  

It is unfortunate and sad when sustainable peoples fail to evade this Engine of Death.  For in fact, the continuation of life will be possible only if they learn how to persist.  Some may actually be doing that but here I hold my tongue.  

For those of us who are already part of this Death Trip, we first have to decide if we want out of it or not, and secondly what that entails.  It is all a gamble anyway:  It may not be possible.  But if it is, it is the one thing that would actually be worth doing.  

Our "superior technology" is a delusion.  Our whole way of life is a delusion--a drug binge that ends in the morgue.  

Don't you understand?  We have already LOST your Darwinian war of all against all, by choosing to fight it.  The bacteria in your gut are superior to you:  They will outlive you, and all humans.  

The Fates are kind.

by Gaianne on Thu Jan 3rd, 2008 at 01:54:07 PM EST
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