16 April 2015

One thought, unoriginal

Species live and die just like the individuals that comprise them. Some people say that the fate of humankind is tied to the habitability of the Earth, or the lifespan of the Sun; therefore, to avoid expiring, humans must colonize other planets. Extinction is of course always a possibility; but, if humankind’s lineage is found to be thriving in futurity (even after the cataclysm of your choice has passed), over the interval, our descendants will have undergone such a change that they will bear our likeness as much as a falcon resembles a goat. So the question is not “Will humans survive?” but “How drastically can humankind mutate?”

4 comments:

kinky won said...

If (and a big IF) we took responsibility for the earth and it's inhabitants rather than running on greed this would be rhetorical but it isn't/

Bryan Ray said...

I'm all for harmony, believe me; but I can't help wondering if a shake-up might not bring forth better beings.

Anonymous said...

I AM STILL INVOLVED WITH PROTESTING THIS BLOG!! DONT THINK WE GAVE UP BECAUSE YOUR SO NICE!!!!

Bryan Ray said...

I thank you kindly, O Anonymous; and your protest is still important to me. I am purposely avoiding the use of exclamation points in this comment, in order to make its tone appear ice cold... but admittedly I've fallen in love with ALL of your CAPS.

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