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The2ndWheel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-15-07 08:16 PM
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6. At least we know why we disagree
That has to be a plus.

If everything has an element of risk to it, why would we still be in the Stone Age? Did they not have risk in the Stone Age? I see it the other way; we want to take risk out of the equation. We don't like risk, we don't like evolution, we don't like nature. Risk can be dangerous, and if we can make every aspect of life as predictable as possible, that's what we'd love to do. We'll never catch up, since attempting to control all life is about as risky as you get. We'll try it though, since as you said, everything has an element of risk to it.

We still deal with the same overall problems people dealt with thousands of years ago. We still get hungry, we still need rest, we still die. We haven't solved anything. All we've done is push things a bit into the future, make the problems bigger, and make the problems more complex. If you take time out of it, we're still in the same place, just on a larger scale.
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