Friday, July 31, 2015

Julia Ross -- Sugar Addiction The Greatest Dietary Crisis of All Time

Why Humans Run the World | Yuval Noah Harari | TED Talks

Ok, what can we do to make this life better and improve this world

Realizations is a good place to start.

I got nothing magic here and everything I say and do can be discredited even though it is the truth.

Lets take god for instance.

There is no god.

That's a good place to start.

Now look at what all these gods people are doing to one another and people in general with their  beliefs.

Hundreds of millions of people killed and being killed in the name of an imaginary god.

It's beyond belief.

This can't have happened and this can't be happening but it is and it has.

Nothing but 100% truth.

Marijuana is shit.

100% truth.

Homosexuality consists of nothing but crazy people.

Gayer than three peckered owls.

All of the sexual distortions are fucked.

Including repression.

We are destroying the earth to an extent that in time our entire existence will be threatened.

If we were able to stop the entire destruction right now it might still be to late and we are doing basically nothing.

Band-Aids on gashing wounds.

Greed is a totally unnatural thing.

Squirrels fill their nest and stop.

Everything we are doing is basically human instincts exaggerated from all of the stimulant drugs a thousand times.

Probably a hundred thousand times if everything was to be factored in and we don't know it.

Like all the rest of these, simple facts but we don't know it and we don't believe it.

Coffee and tea and milk are powerful drugs.

Refined sugar is a potent powerful stimulant drug but we don't know that either.

We think of diabetes.

Wheat and corn and potatoes and rice and beans and all the rest of our staples and fruit are all hybrid carbohydrate factories.

Living factories.

Our entire plant life is hybrid.

Facts.

Nothing but truths and facts.

This thing is unstoppable..

Probably

Knowing it is worth everything.

This is the only chance we got.

Knowing the truth and trying to do something about it.

Those in power and control will never fathom this or try to fix it.

They are to fat and sassy.

They are in control and they are not giving anything up.

They will destroy us all first.

They are the great ones..

TruthToTell: Community Connections- White Earth Constitutional Forum Part I


Tribal politics, like national and global politics, is fucked up.

Reducing blood quantum's floods the rolls with white people with a little bit of indian blood.

It's already at a quarter only.

Eighth and sixteenth and thirty-second are white with a little bit of indian blood.

Great for the Casino's for hiring.

Fucked for the tribes who will become extinct.

Those quantum's were put in place to fuck the indians.

It turns out it is their only chance for survival.

Not what white man intended.

The Casino's are going to take them to extinction anyway.

Ronald Regan did that..

The Casino's are even worse than lowering the quantum's.

In the name of work and prosperity.

White Man's work and prosperity.

Erma Vizenor and her cronies..

Very mistaken.

The other thing that is destroying the tribes is marijuana.

Like it destroys all cultures.

Every culture that has ever adopted it.

Look at it's history.

The world over..

Marijuana is shit.

The Casino's are shit.

The Bible is shit and the reducing quantum's is shit.

A Change Is Gonna Come, Sam Cooke, 1963


I'm still doing my work up on this song, it's getting getting pretty good.

I'll probably get it recorded and filmed and posted later this month..

I'm bringing Bob Dylan's "Masters of War" back at the same time and maybe some Eagles.

Bob Seger and Turn the Page and a few others.

Some of my own stuff I'm working on..

You can all go fuck yourselves..

Ten's of thousands of trucks and hundreds of thousands of men will begin the sugar beet harvest here in the Red River Valley in North Dakota and Minnesota starting next month

The processing and shipping will go on all year.

Counting related industries it will be much higher numbers than that.

Corn and wheat and potatoes and all the rest of the crops occurring nationally on a scale unimagined.

Globally it's mind boggling.

Tens of millions of trucks.

Hundreds of millions of men.

Billions counting related industries..

Hundreds of trillions of dollars.

Feeding our addictions..

Stimulant drugs..

Every man, woman, and child, on the planet earth.

There are gallons of sugar in every grocery cart in america

It was on the reader board at our local grocery store again the other day.

"Price Shocker"

Sugar

Four pounds for $.99

4#

Ninety nine cents.

Pure sugar.

Granulated.

Sugar Beet.

American Crystal.

The average full cart of groceries probably has about ten pounds or more of sugar and carbohydrates.

Twenty pounds probably comes closer.

Fifty pounds oftentimes.

Sugar.

In natures availability and consumption ratios that much food would probably have about a half pound of sugar.

Slowly absorbed amongst all the rest of our daily intake.

No caffeine and no alcohol or nicotine or milk or honey.

None..

Of course if this is a bunch of bullshit paranoia and conjured up bullshit mind thinking delusional fabrication stuff going on here we got nothing to worry about or concern ourselves with

But it's not.

It really is an unknown discovery happening right here.

Right now.

It's been going on for several years now and actually formed and formulated itself right here in this forum.

Blog actually because I don't get any response on the forum end of this.

Nobody ever comments or responds to anything I say or do.

My posts go unanswered.

I am a ghost.

I used to get a few comments years ago but I can't remember my last response.

It's been years ago.

That's simply amazing.

Everybody just blows past this like it's not even here or just reads for a bit and moves on.

They think we're not tied to Britain or that I am an Atheist.

Independence Day.

The Revolution.

God is real.

Coffee is good.

Wheat and milk certainly a good thing.

The cause of war and greed.

Fruit.

Alcohol.

Potatoes.

Corn.

Sugar.

Stimulated out of our minds for thousands of years.

Maybe fifty thousand years.

Our distorted sexualities.

Drug addiction.

Marijuana.

Sugar a potent powerful stimulant drug.

Preposterous.

If it's true what I'm saying about stimulants being the cause of all of this sophistication and culture and prosperity and all the insanity and madness and killing that goes with it

We got a serious problem.

The only solution I have is that if we acknowledge this simple truth and fact we can then look for solutions..

Nobody wants to even look at this, much less consider it to be a fact so we got a long ways to go.

To bad we don't have all the time in the world for everybody to come around to this so we could just take forever and it wouldn't matter.

One thing for certain.

There is no other basis to begin from,

This is it and this is the only it..

We need your help.

The clock is ticking..

Don't do nothing..

Do something..

Do as much as you can.

We need you.

July 4, 2015

Sugar, high fructose corn syrup, hybrid carbohydrate plant life, lactose, caffeine, alcohol and nicotine, all powerful stimulant drugs. Individually, and each of them all by themselves. Combining these drugs quadruples the effects, as does the massive doses we consume daily of each of them individually. -- They are all potent powerful stimulant drugs just like amphetamine and methamphetamine and cocaine. Driving us to total destruction. Adrenaline like in nature. -- “I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.” -Albert Einstein

This thing says it all -"King Henry VIII" BBC Documentary

--- -- Watch every moment of this video attentively for about one hour and your eyes will be opened and you will be able to see what is going on in this world today) (You will be able to see both good and evil) Your eyes will have been opened -- You will know good from evil -- Sugar and milk and "selectively bred" plant life and alcohol and caffeine and nicotine are all powerful stimulant drugs like cocaine and amphetamines, their "adrenaline like" effects are the cause of all of the exaggerations and distortions you see in this extraordinary PBS Documentary, film. -- (This thing says it all) -- "Hampton Court Secrets of Henry VIIIs Palace" Please Note: In my endless quest in trying to show the public and the world in general my discovery, here is an example. -- Take 200 (two hundred) people. Split them into two groups of one hundred each. One hundred watching the above documentary about King Henry VIII with no knowledge of The Bunnell Farm and The Bunnell Farm Theory and Discovery. Simply watching the video as one would. -- The other hundred people watch the same documentary but factor in the "stimulant drug" factor in everything they see right before their eyes as they watch all of the "exaggerations" taking place and beyond belief and taking place right before them as a result of all the sugar and milk and selectively bred carbohydrates, alcohol and caffeine consumption. All of the stimulant drug consumption. -- Exaggerating everything beyond belief. -- Just like cocaine and amphetamines and methamphetamine. Speed. "Adrenaline like" in nature. Completely unnatural to man. -- Like "Pimps" Exaggerating themselves on Cocaine.. Kings -- Sugar and hybrid carbohydrates and caffeine and alcohol and nicotine doing the same thing

Ice Cream Sundae

Ice Cream Sundae

Baked Potato

Baked Potato

A "Baked Potato" and "Ice Cream Sundae" are the same thing, -- Pure Sugar -- Pure Poison


All schools, all colleges, have two great functions: to confer, and to conceal, valuable knowledge. The theological knowledge which they conceal cannot justly be regarded as less valuable than that which they reveal. That is, when a man is buying a basket of strawberries it can profit him to know that the bottom half of it is rotten. Mark Twain - Notebook 1908
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"Addictions, and there Cures"

You are a junkie and you don't know it.

..Or you know you are a junkie and you think it's OK.

"Everybody's a junkie!"

-- Processed Sugar and Carbohydrates, "Selective Breeding", Wheat, Flour, Dairy, Fructose, Lactose, Sucrose, Starch, HFCS, Honey, Maple Syrup, Fruit and Grain and Vegetable's, Lentils, Nuts, -- Speed, Cocaine, Heroin, Marijuana, Prescription Drugs, Caffeine, Chocolate, Coffee, Tea, Soft Drinks, Alcohol, Gambling, Sexual Dysfunctions, Nicotine and other addictive behaviors. -- Substances and otherwise.

"Selectively Bred" and Produced and Processed and Distorted and Distributed by "Stimulated-Addicted Man", to his fellow stimulated man -- By the Shipload.

For his "profit" and "money" and more, -- by the shipload.

-TAKE THE 120 DAY ADDICTION "PLUNGE", CURE.

"A new world awaits you."

For the first 30 days it's pure hell. Nothing but pain 24/7
You endure because you know you have to if you want to get well. So you endure. You endure the impossible.

Thirty days finally gets there.

Now it's 30 more days of nearly the same. Pure hell, nothing but pain and suffering. If somebody would come up to you with a baseball bat and smash you over the head with it they would probably be doing you a favor. It's more than a man should be able to endure. But you do, you have no choice. It's either make this thing work or go back to where you were.

The second thirty days finally passes.

The next 30 days is not well and your not very far from hell but it is not pure hell. You have endured pure hell and now you are enduring a lot less hell. Still hell but a lot less hell and it is supposed to get better. You do it! Thirty, sixty and now ninety days. You don't know how you did it but you did it. Your not well yet but your a lot better and it is no longer pure hell.

The next 30 days are not easy. It's still difficult but definitely doable after all you have been through and it is supposed to get better. It gets better. It's tough but a lot better. You can do it, you have done it. You have survived 120 days of hell.

You are not well but you are a lot better and you will get better and better until you are all the way well in the next few short months. Congratulations on a job well done.

You are no longer addicted. Congratulations, again, I wish you well!

All this is, is you are acknowledging your addictions and you are doing something about it.

Yourself.

-- We don't have any magic here. Cure your addiction and get your life back or remain addicted and live your life that way.

I, myself, -- Wouldn't trade anything for being addiction free.

It's a whole new world and a whole new life.

Just like we were meant to be, just like all of the other creatures.

"SELECTIVELY BRED" PLANT LIFE = POISON(All of the Below)

"SELECTIVELY BRED" PLANT LIFE = POISON(All of the Below)

In their "natural forms" and availability, all of these foods were perfect, Now they are all poison

In their "natural forms" and availability, all of these foods were perfect, Now they are all poison

Fruits and Vegetables -- Pure Sugar -- Pure Poison

Fruits and Vegetables -- Pure Sugar -- Pure Poison

Nuts -- Pure Sugar -- Pure Poison

Nuts -- Pure Sugar -- Pure Poison

Dairy -- Pure Sugar -- Pure Poison

Dairy -- Pure Sugar -- Pure Poison

Lentils -- Pure Sugar -- Pure Poison

Lentils -- Pure Sugar -- Pure Poison

Wheat -- Pure Sugar -- Pure Poison

Wheat -- Pure Sugar -- Pure Poison

Corn -- Pure Sugar -- Pure Poison

Corn -- Pure Sugar -- Pure Poison

Nobel Peace Prize

It was a very unique person and a very unique set of circumstances and time frame as well as life's experiences to set these people apart, probably their genes and nationalities and place on this earth of equal importantance -- Moses and Jesus Christ not withstanding -- We are all unique but for most of us there were not thousands of babies' killed and ourselves being hidden in "the rushes" and raised by our captors in our uniqueness -- Moses did and Jesus Christ had his, as did Obama and Martin Luther King and Gandhi and Mother Teresa and Nelson Mandela -- Each took what they were given, like all of us, and went with it -- To have unraveled this puzzle of circumstances in my case, and the importance of my discovery, maybe even more so.

Your not going to find this anywhere else on the internet or anywhere else

This is it!

Right here.

Right now.

The Bunnell Farm . com

"The most important truth known to man".

(Previously "unknown" by man).

Recently "Discovered" by yours truly,

Tom Bunnell
America

The Bunnell Farm Discovers "The Origin of Evil" and the "Cause of War" and "Greed" and "Lust for more" for all Mankind -- Speed on top of speed -- Stimulants on top of stimulants -- Cocoa leaves and selectively bred corn, "Selective Breeding" Potatoes and "Selective Breeding" Fruit and "Selective Breeding" Vegetables -- These stimulants take our natural aggressions and mating and territorial instincts and exaggerate and distort them profoundly and profusely

German scientists discover amphetamines.(1887)

Japan, methamphetamine.(1919)

Sugar processed from sugar cane and sugar beets and fired by coal.

Wheat by the trillions.

Dairy cows bred by the millions.

Coffee Beans and Tea Leaves and Cocoa Beans, grown and shipped by the shipload.

Cocaine extracted from the leaves and concentrated a thousand fold.

Alcohol, millions upon millions of barrels full.

Ships full.

Thousands of ships full.

Tobacco grown for millions and then billions.

World population doubles.

Then triples and quadruples.

Man's natural fighting instincts, fighting over women or territory or just because he likes to wrestle and fight.

Exaggerated a thousand fold and then ten thousand fold and then a million fold.

Stimulated out of his mind he fights in gangs and makes greater and greater war and builds armies and empires.

Now on horseback and with guns and swords.

Now ships and tanks and airplanes and bombs.

Hundreds of millions strong.

Man makes war, killing hundreds and hundreds of millions of men, women, and children.

He loves war and he loves the prizes of war.

Great warriors, surrounded by love and admiration and beautiful women and wine, and song and laughter.

Glorious, beautiful heaven for those who live and for those who die, in courageous battle.

Glorious battle.

For all eternity.

And more, and more, and more.

He loves war.

He gets his rocks off, fighting WAR.

All, exaggerated instincts, stimulant driven.

Self interest and superiority, along with confidence and well being and sureness of self.

Big headed and egotistical.

Confidence.

Just some of the effects of stimulants with many feeling they are godlike and fulfilling gods purpose and will.

They are also humble and loving and with great senses of humor.

They have it all.

They are stars.

All the while, never realizing any of this.

Nature gives us adrenaline to protect ourselves and our families.

We are by nature, self interested in these moments.

We don't live there, but with stimulants we do.

Completely unnatural to man.

Exaggerated, man.
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"AND LET US FIND AND CURE THE PROBLEM SO THERE IS NO NEED TO CURE THE DISEASE"

-Jack Smith

To Jack and June Smith and Family,

Christmas December 25, 2012

"My gift to you".

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I have found the "problem" and the "cause" of WAR that Jack speaks so plainly and eloquently about! -- The cure is going to take a whole lot of doing and may not even be possible, but finding "the problem" gives us a starting point and "where to begin".

Simply "knowing" what happened and what is happening can lead to a cure.

We are stimulated out of our minds.

Jack , I know your gone, but to Jack and all of your family and friends and everybody else out there. I have found the "problem" that Jack speaks of "AND LET US FIND AND CURE THE PROBLEM SO THERE IS NO NEED TO CURE THE DISEASE".

-- "the problem" are the stimulants that we consume on a daily basis and that began some thousands of years ago, after we began cultivating and high-breeding plant life.

Quite accidentally.

Sugar and starch content in our plant life with selectively bred carbohydrates and processed carbohydrates at the core.

Thousands of times more carbohydrates than we could ever consume naturally in our natural diet.

In these potent concentrations, they become like Amphetamines(Adolph Hitler) Methamphetamine(Japanese) and Cocaine(Mayan) in both strength and effect in the "quantities" that we began to consume.

"Adrenaline like", just like speed and cocaine.

They cause our bodies hormone system to secrete adrenaline and dopamine and put us in our survival mode.

Self centered, egotistical, kings and war mongering monsters.

Heartless souls when we go into battle mode. We stay there and live there because we keep consuming all of these sugar/stimulants almost on an hourly basis the world over.

The entire planet earth. Presently all of our worlds people's.

I know this sounds crazy and incomprehensible, but this is the cause of man's superiority and WAR and the "problem" Jack speaks too.

The Egyptians, The Roman Empire, The Kingdoms of Europe, Colonizing the whole world, or as much as they were able.

Murderous rampages.

All of the unbelievable wars man has fought over the centuries and millenniums.

Hundreds of millions of men, women, and children slaughtered and killed senselessly.

We either fight for or against, and then become monsters ourselves.

Completely unbeknowst to ourselves.

We think it's normal it has gone on for so long.

We must, or it be they.

We say "no" "not us" we do not become murderers and monsters by eating and drinking sugars and selectively bred carbohydrates.

This is ludicrous!

Insane!

Become a President or general or world leader and see how long that lasts.

selective plants, selective fruits and selectively bred vegetables and selective grains, milk.

Caffeine and alcohol and nicotine are also big players in this insanity.

The quest for power and wealth and armies.

All stimulant driven like the greed for more and more.

Table sugar and selective fruit and selective vegetables and selective grains along with milk and the other stimulants spurring us on for thousands of years now.

Speed drives people crazy but they don't know it. They believe their views and thoughts and perceptions to be natural and normal and truthful.

They are not.

Stimulants exaggerate all of our natural emotions until they become unnatural and we not knowing it. All this growth and consumption and population, all stimulant driven.

Think of seven billion people taking speed.

This is what has happened.

I quite accidentally discovered this just a few years ago while studying obesity and diabetes and sugar addiction with the computer.

It wasn't on the Internet or Computer, I just put two and two together myself after learning that flour was the same thing as table sugar in your stomach.

How could natures seeds be poison I thought.

That's when the hybreeding light came on.

It has taken me awhile to realise what I discovered.

The greatest of all discoveries and in the name of Jack Smith.

So there you go Jack. -- The Inca/Mayan/Aztec and Egypt and those before them, they selectively bred plant life to increase sugar and starch and yield, never once knowing they had created stimulants, that would profoundly alter all of mankind and the earth itself.

Yours Truly, Tom Bunnell --

USS Houston surviving family member.

Nephew of Victor Bunnell, "Bird" our family called him.

Bird went down with the ship.

My dad, Thomas Bunnell Sr. joined the Navy to avenge the sinking of the USS Houston.

He never made it home.

This is the greatest and most important discovery of all time.

Thank You. Tom Bunnell -- 25, December, 2012

"Christmas"

For Details Please visit:

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"AND LET US FIND AND CURE THE PROBLEM SO THERE IS NO TO CURE THE DISEASE"
Jack's Poem

Jacks Poem

IT HAS BEEN SIXTY YEARS SINCE WE SWAM AWAY
LEAVING THE MOST BRAVE AND HEROIC MEN THAT
WITH THEIR LIVES DID PAY
THEY DID NOT GIVE THE GIFT THEY GAVE WITH OUT A FIGHT
BUT WITH OUT MEN LIKE THIS AMERICA WOULD FADE INTO THE NIGHT

THOSE OF US WHO SURVIVED THE SINKING AND THE BURMA HELL
TRY TO CONTACT YOUR FAMILIES AND YOUR SACRIFICE TELL
YOUR NAME GOES ON THE LIST OF THOSE WHO HAVE GIVEN ALL
WITH OUT SUCH SACRIFICES WE AS A COUNTRY WOULD SURLY FALL

I CALL ON THE LEADERS AND CITIZENS OF OUR LAND
NOT TO JUST TALK AND SHOUT PRAISES AS ANY ONE CAN
THINK OF ALL OF THE SACRIFICES OF MEN LIKE THESE
AND LET US FIND AND CURE THE PROBLEM SO
THERE IS NO NEED TO CURE THE DISEASE
JACK SMITH

Egypt

This really shouldn't even be possible, this shouldn't be happening

How could one man and one man only have such a profound and important discovery, regarding man and life and the earth itself, and virtually not have a living soul be able to comprehend or see this reality, or the importance in this.

Or even entertain the possibility, that rather than some "crackpot" rave going on here, to take a look at this as if it were the truth, and then discard it if you want too.

Just "motherfucking" look at it.

If those Inca and Mayan and Aztec and Egyptians, and all of their pyramids and religions and slaves.

Thousands of miles and oceans and continents apart, in ancient times, thousands of years ago, and they differing from all of the other peoples on this planet earth.

Differing only in the stimulants they consume from the rest of the worlds population, and where those stimulants took them too.

Sugar and hybrid carbohydrates.

Alcohol and caffeine and cocaine and nicotine.

HYBRID PLANT LIFE THAT THEY EAT AND DRINK HOURLY AND DAILY.

Fruits and grains and vegetables.

Hybrid, hybrid, hybrid.

Pure sugar and pure starch and pure carbohydrates.

The rest of the world did not do that, but as they did they entered the same realms.

The Kingdoms.

The Roman Empire.

The Colonization of America.

For christ's sake.

We see these motherfuckers as these great, sophisticated, intelligent, brilliant, cultures and beings.

Marvels to wonder at.

The sons of bitches are crazy monsters, stimulated out of their fucking minds and murdering and slaying and enslaving people and babies so that they can satisfy their insatiable greed and lust for more and power and to feed their "godlike" selves.

Hundreds of thousands of slaves, millions of slaves.

Be murdered or be a slave.

They will kill your babies if you don't.

Hundreds and thousands of years of enslavement.

Generation after generation after generation.

Man, woman and child.

They think they are so god damn great that the whole world should admire and bow to them in their beauty and greatness and superiority and sophistication.

Genuinly.

All "hallmarks" of speed and stimulants.

Stimulant use.

The "adrenaline like" effects.

"Pimps".

Big headed motherfuckers.

Doped out of their minds.

Stimulated out of their minds.

The "kings".

Adoring these great ones and willfully admiring and serving them and do anything for them.

Complete and total mind control and hypnotizing and brainwashing.

Only possible by the threats and fear and drugs.

Completely taking over another human being.

And they at your feet.

Worshipping and loving you.

Jesus Christ for motherfucking sake.

How hard is that to see.

Yesterday and today.

Tomorrow.

Right now.

It's everywhere!

Wake the fuck up!

Look around you!

It's right in front of you!

(Have a great day!)

My Song


The Damned Human Race
by: Mark Twain
I have been studying the traits and dispositions of the “lower animals” (so-called), and contrasting them with the traits and dispositions of man. I find the result humiliating to me. For it obliges me to renounce my allegiance to the Darwinian theory of the Ascent of Man from the Lower Animals; since it now seems plain to me that that theory ought to be vacated in favor of a new and truer one, this new and truer one to be named the Descent of Man from the Higher Animals.
In proceeding toward this unpleasant conclusion I have not guessed or speculated or conjectured, but have used what is commonly called the scientific method. That is to say, I have subjected every postulate that presented itself to the crucial test of actual experiment, and have adopted it or rejected it according to the result. Thus I verified and established each step of my course in its turn before advancing to the next. These experiments were made in the London Zoological Gardens, and covered many months of painstaking and fatiguing work. …
Some of my experiments were quite curious. In the course of my reading I had come across a case where, many years ago, some hunters on our Great Plains organized a buffalo hunt for the entertainment of an English earl — that, and to provide some fresh meat for his larder. They had charming sport. They killed seventy-two of those great animals; and ate part of one of them and left the seventy-one to rot. In order to determine the difference between an anaconda and an earl — if any — I caused seven young calves to be turned into the anaconda’s cage. The grateful reptile immediately crushed one of them and swallowed it, then lay back satisfied. It showed no further interest in the calves, and no disposition to harm them. I tried this experiment with other anacondas; always with the same result. The fact stood proven that the difference between an earl and an anaconda is that the earl is cruel and the anaconda isn’t; and that the earl wantonly destroys what he has no use for, but the anaconda doesn’t. This seemed to suggest that the anaconda was not descended from the earl. It also seemed to suggest that the earl was descended from the anaconda and had lost a good deal in the transition.
I was aware that many men who have accumulated more millions of money than they can ever use have shown a rabid hunger for more, and have not scrupled to cheat the ignorant and the helpless out of their poor servings in order to partially appease that appetite. I furnished a hundred different kinds of wild and tame animals the opportunity to accumulate vast stores of food, but none of them would do it. The squirrels and bees and certain birds made accumulations, but stopped when they had gathered a winter’s supply, and could not be persuaded to add to it either honestly or by chicane. In order to bolster up a tottering reputation the ant pretended to store up supplies, but I was not deceived. I know the ant. These experiments convinced me that there is this difference between man and the higher animals: He is avaricious and miserly; they are not.
In the course of my experiments I convinced myself that among the animals man is the only one that harbors insults and injuries, broods over them, waits till a chance offers, then takes revenge. The passion of revenge is unknown to the higher animals. …
Indecency, vulgarity, obscenity — these are strictly confined to man; he invented them. Among the higher animals there is no trace of them. They hide nothing; they are not ashamed. Man, with his soiled mind, covers himself. He will not even enter a drawing room with his breast and back naked, so alive are he and his mates to indecent suggestion. Man is “The Animal that Laughs.” But so does the monkey, as Mr. Darwin pointed out; and so does the Australian bird that is called the laughing jackass. No — Man is the Animal that Blushes. He is the only one that does it — or has occasion to. …
The higher animals engage in individual fights, but never in organized masses. Man is the only animal that deals in that atrocity of atrocities, War. He is the only one that gathers his brethren about him and goes forth in cold blood and with calm pulse to exterminate his kind. He is the only animal that for sordid wages will march out, as the Hessians did in our Revolution and as the boyish Prince Napoleon did in the Zulu war, and help to slaughter strangers of his own species who have done him no harm and with whom he has no quarrel.
Man is the only animal that robs his helpless fellow of his country takes possession of it and drives him out of it or destroys him. Man has done this in all the ages. There is not an acre of ground on the globe that is in possession of its rightful owner, or that has not been taken away from owner after owner, cycle after cycle, by force and bloodshed.
Man is the only Slave. And he is the only animal who enslaves. He has always been a slave in one form or another, and has always held other slaves in bondage under him in one way or another. In our day he is always some man’s slave for wages, and does that man’s work; and this slave has other slaves under him for minor wages, and they do his work. The higher animals are the only ones who exclusively do their own work and provide their own living.
Man is the only Patriot. He sets himself apart in his own country, under his own flag, and sneers at the other nations, and keeps multitudinous uniformed assassins on hand at heavy expense to grab slices of other people’s countries, and keep them from grabbing slices of his. And in the intervals between campaigns he washes the blood off his hands and works for “the universal brotherhood of man” — with his mouth.
Man is the Religious Animal. He is the only Religious Animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion — several of them. He is the only animal that loves his neighbor as himself, and cuts his throat if his theology isn’t straight. He has made a graveyard of the globe in trying his honest best to smooth his brother’s path to happiness and heaven. He was at it in the time of the Caesars, he was at it in Mahomet’s time, he was at it in the time of the Inquisition, he was at it in France a couple of centuries, he was at it in England in Mary’s day, he has been at it ever since he first saw the light, he is at it today in Crete — as per the telegrams quoted above — he will be at it somewhere else tomorrow. The higher animals have no religion. And we are told that they are going to be left out, in the Hereafter. I wonder why? It seems questionable taste.
Man is the Reasoning Animal. Such is the claim. I think it is open to dispute. Indeed, my experiments have proven to me that he is the Unreasoning Animal. Note his history, as sketched above. It seems plain to me that whatever he is he is not a reasoning animal. His record is the fantastic record of a maniac. I consider that the strongest count against his intelligence is the fact that with that record back of him he blandly sets himself up as the head animal of the lot: Whereas by his own standards he is the bottom one.
In truth, man is incurably foolish. Simple things which the other animals easily learn, he is incapable of learning. Among my experiments was this. In an hour I taught a cat and a dog to be friends. I put them in a cage. In another hour I taught them to be friends with a rabbit. In the course of two days I was able to add a fox, a goose, a squirrel and some doves. Finally a monkey. They lived together in peace; even affectionately.
Next, in another cage I confined an Irish Catholic from Tipperary, and as soon as he seemed tame I added a Scotch Presbyterian from Aberdeen. Next a Turk from Constantinople; a Greek Christian from Crete; an Armenian; a Methodist from the wilds of Arkansas; a Buddhist from China; a Brahman from Benares. Finally, a Salvation Army Colonel from Wapping. Then I stayed away two whole days. When I came back to note results, the cage of Higher Animals was all right, but in the other there was but a chaos of gory odds and ends of turbans and fezzes and plaids and bones and flesh — not a specimen left alive. These Reasoning Animals had disagreed on a theological detail and carried the matter to a Higher Court.
One is obliged to concede that in true loftiness of character, Man cannot claim to approach even the meanest of the Higher Animals. It is plain that he is constitutionally incapable of approaching that altitude; that he is constitutionally afflicted with a Defect which must make such approach forever impossible, for it is manifest that this defect is permanent in him, indestructible, ineradicable.
I find this Defect to be the Moral Sense. He is the only animal that has it. It is the secret of his degradation. It is the quality which enables him to do wrong. It has no other office. It is incapable of performing any other function. It could never have been intended to perform any other. Without it, man could do no wrong. He would rise at once to the level of the Higher Animals.
Since the Moral Sense has but the one office, the one capacity — to enable man to do wrong — it is plainly without value to him. It is as valueless to him as is disease. In fact, it manifestly is a disease. Rabies is bad, but it is not so bad as this disease. Rabies enables a man to do a thing which he could not do when in a healthy state: kill his neighbor with a poisonous bite. No one is the better man for having rabies. The Moral Sense enables a man to do wrong. It enables him to do wrong in a thousand ways. Rabies is an innocent disease, compared to the Moral Sense. No one, then, can be the better man for having the Moral Sense. What, now, do we find the Primal Curse to have been? Plainly what it was in the beginning: the infliction upon man of the Moral Sense; the ability to distinguish good from evil; and with it, necessarily, the ability to do evil; for there can be no evil act without the presence of consciousness of it in the doer of it.
And so I find that we have descended and degenerated, from some far ancestor — some microscopic atom wandering at its pleasure between the mighty horizons of a drop of water perchance — insect by insect, animal by animal, reptile by reptile, down the long highway of smirchless innocence, till we have reached the bottom stage of development — namable as the Human Being. Below us – nothing. …
The House Of the Rising Sun -Recorded By -Tom Bunnell '2005