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As a reflection of your dreams and aspirations, as a manifestation of your fears, as a record of your past not how it was but how you wish it were I must say that television exposes your species as the pathetic, underachieving laughing stock of the galaxy which you are.
What you call “entertainment” is puerile trash. What you think of as “Educational” is inaccurate at best, more commonly hyperbole and sometimes pure nonsense, and your “News” is so bad (most of it being paid for by special interests or dictated by governments) that the best informed amongst your kind are by extension the most out of touch with reality.
I spend roughly a third of each Earth day monitoring your entertainment. I would prefer not, but as your species requires sleep I have a great deal of free time. For me to complete one Earth year of observations, for example, requires 18 of your Earth months as a result of your species need for sleep. This leaves me with six of your months to fill.
Sometimes it makes me want to position myself upon a “transporter.”
“It is clear that the majority of the world’s people have not received the memo, but many scientists have been saying for decades now that biological races are not real. They do not exist. They do not occur naturally. We made them up. Generations after generations of children have been taught to believe in races as if their existence is a matter of commonsense knowledge and something nature forced on us. Meanwhile, scientists keep saying that we are one species and that’s it. We are not a collection of biological races or subspecies. Races, they say, are cultural creations rather than biological realities. There are no walls between us except those we imagine.”
- Guy P. Harrison from Race And Reality: What Everyone Should Know About Our Biological Diversiry
“Rousseau wrote three works on the damage done to our species by 1) leaving nature for 'culture,' which weakened our strength, 2) 'civilization,' which caused inequality and mutual oppression, 3) presumed 'moralization,' which brought about unnatural education and the deformation of our way of thinking.”—Immanuel Kant’s Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View
“Did you know that for pretty much the entire history of the human species, the average life span was less than thirty years? You could count on ten years or so of real adulthood, right? There was no planning for retirement. There was no planning for a career. There was no planning. No time for planning. No time for a future. But then the life spans started getting longer, and people started having more and more future. And now life has become the future. Every moment of your life is lived for the future--you go to high school so you can go to college so you can get a good job so you can get a nice house so you can afford to send your kids to college so they can get a good job so they can get a nice house so they can afford to send their kids to college.”—Paper Towns, John Green
Human evolution and an economical factorHuman species ‘may split in two’The following article was scrapped from BBC news.
Humanity may split into two sub-species in 100,000 years’ time as predicted by HG Wells, an expert has said. Evolutionary theorist Oliver Curry of the London School of Economics expects a genetic upper class and a dim-witted underclass to emerge.
People would become choosier about their sexual partners, causing humanity to divide into sub-species, he added. The descendants of the genetic upper class would be tall, slim, healthy, attractive, intelligent, and creative and a far cry from the “underclass” humans who would have evolved into dim-witted, ugly, squat goblin-like creatures.Race ‘ironed out’But in the nearer future, humans will evolve in 1,000 years into giants between 6ft and 7ft tall, he predicts, while life-spans will have extended to 120 years, Dr Curry claims.Physical appearance, driven by indicators of health, youth and fertility, will improve, he says, while men will exhibit symmetrical facial features, look athletic, and have squarer jaws, deeper voices and bigger penises. Women, on the other hand, will develop lighter, smooth, hairless skin, large clear eyes, pert breasts, glossy hair, and even features, he adds. Racial differences will be ironed out by interbreeding, producing a uniform race of coffee-coloured people.Receding chinsSocial skills, such as communicating and interacting with others, could be lost, along with emotions such as love, sympathy, trust and respect. People would become less able to care for others, or perform in teams…..Further into the future, sexual selection - being choosy about one’s partner - was likely to create more and more genetic inequality, said Dr Curry.
My initial perception after reading this article was that it is more likely to observe this happening within couple of centuries since people obviously look for cuter guys and hotter girls. And eventually this leads to mating among dominants even though it’s an act rather caused by emotional, often unexpected spark. I think most people, including myself, tend to draw a bottom line, for qualities possessed of whom they undergo intimate relationship with. When it comes down to offspring generation purpose, through a common practice called marriage, due to law of natural selection, people would be more reluctant to choose more good-looking ones.However, several characteristic that distinguishes humans from other animals gives some twist in this forecast. It is not that humans have ability to think, but this theory does not involve economical factor. This economical factor, or should I say how much money one has in his or her own pocket plays a significant role in choosing mates as well, and this is not necessarily affected by physical appearances. Another factor to be considered, more significant, is determinism plays a huge role in shaping not only their own life, but also in selection of well-fitted partner and their offspring. So, which will have greater impact on later generations, natural dominant traits or one’s determination?점점 커지는 빈부격차, 하나라는 세계에서 심해져가는 경쟁속에 인류는 후에 두 species로 나누어지게된다는 이론이 나왔네요. 물론 결혼상대를 정할때 이런양상을 분명 이사회는 보여주고있지만, 일부 개개인의 야망과 굳은 결의는 이사회의 시스템에 결점이 되는 큰역할을 않나싶습니다. 인생은 미리 정해지기도했지만, 생각이 바뀌는순간 자기가 만들어갈수도 있는거니깐요.