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Rated: E · Monologue · Philosophy · #2035118
An objective view of the Earth's most successful species. Success can be very subjective.
H.G. Wells Revisited


As witnesses to the daily activities of life on Earth, sentient, extraterrestrial beings might well conclude that among humans, those who live healthy, prosperous lives are of an altogether different species from their cousins who languish and suffer.

This inference would be based upon the apparent dispassion and lack of concern shown by the former towards the latter. Furthermore when viewing humankind as an integrated whole, observers might also consider that humanity’s chief purpose in life is to live amid deprivation whereby its frenetic populations are subjected to random, premature deaths.

In this respect, humans should be regarded as an extremely successful life form.
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