Man is Nothing Special

The power that produced Man when the monkey was not up to the mark, can produce a higher creature than Man if Man does not come up to the mark. What it means is that if Man is to be saved, Man must save himself. There seems no compelling reason why he should be saved. He is by no means an ideal creature. At his present best many of his ways are so unpleasant that they are unmentionable in polite society, and so painful that he is compelled to pretend that pain is often a good. Nature holds no brief for the human experiment: it must stand or fall by its results. If Man will not serve, Nature will try another experiment.


If we fail, nature will move on to try other things.

Folksonomies: nature evolution purpose

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Science (0.948430): dbpedia | freebase | opencyc
Pain (0.938139): dbpedia | freebase
Suffering (0.909159): dbpedia | freebase | opencyc

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