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The Arrogance of Humanity

This video juxtaposed with the one below reflects a core of arrogance in our humanity. Missing in both is a shred of enlightened thought or empathy. Both on the other hand, are expressions of our own primitive instinct to establish mercilessly, our superiority over other beings, human and animal alike.

This is the same core of our being that Republicans celebrate when they talk about individual responsibility. It is the fundamental cost of the process of unrestrained, free-form civilization.

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