Survival of the Fittest

To the Editor:
Harassment and male aggression in the pursuit of sexual conquest, along with road rage, murder, warfare, and the authoritarian thirst for power, are apparently part and parcel of our human, mammalian DNA. To say this is not to condone or accept these behaviors, but to state the truth. They are not a sound basis on which to build a stable social order, and acquiescing to their influence has unravelled thousands of lives, not to mention whole societies and even empires. Our survival in the 21st Century will be dependent upon cooperation, community, and truthful communication, not on our base animal instincts.

Robert Porath

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One thought on “Survival of the Fittest

  1. Ok, that sounds great but, for humans to meet your expectations we will need to increase our military to be totally prepared to defend ourselves from people who are not willing to conform to these ideas. Peace through Superior Firepower !!!

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