09 JUN 2012 by ideonexus

 Biology and Civilization are Analogous

Every breath you draw, every accelerated beat of your heart in the emotional periods of your oratory depend upon highly elaborated physical and chemical reactions and mechanisms which nature has been building up through a million centuries. If one of these mechanisms, which you owe entirely to your animal ancestry, were to be stopped for a single instant, you would fall lifeless on the stage. Not only this, but some of your highest ideals of human fellowship and comradeship were not created i...
Folksonomies: evolution civilization
Folksonomies: evolution civilization
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In that our respiration depends on many biological features and our civilization is built on similar foundations.