This article is worth some consideration I think.
There is one big fallacy in social Darwinism not pointed out though and it is simply this, NONE of us live forever. Dick Cheney might be on his eighth heart but sooner or later one will fail or he’ll die of a stroke or cancer or some other disease.
The Golden rule, the people with the gold make the rules, well that’s true here on Earth but our stay here is exceedingly temporary.
And so much is done in the name of safety as if safety could allow us to live forever or even significantly extend our lives. Yet, all of these things prevent us from really living what short lives we have.
There is a reason I have come to think more highly of animals that are not people, than animals that are people. The former are honest, most of the latter are liars. I do cherish greatly those few who are capable of honesty. The former have the guts to live life on life’s terms, the latter mostly shelter themselves in cubicles. The former have no interest in control, the latter are obsessed with it.
For being supposedly the most intelligent species on Earth, we humans do a lot of stupid shit. We obsess over safety, we try to dictate the behavior of others, men try to amass wealth in the interest of reproductive rights. But if one copy of you doesn’t get it, what makes you think 50 are any more likely to figure it out? It is as King David often pointed out, all is vanity.
Sometimes I wonder if there is any point to writing. Is there anyone out there still capable of an independent thought or has every independent thought out there already died from loneliness?