The world turns its back
Posted October 6th, 2018 by Ninasilverrose
in British Columbia
October 6th, 2018
It's hard to imagine that the world goes on all around us without stopping to acknowledge the fact that the living things in it are slowly dying. Maybe if it once stopped, and looked, it would see just how much corruption it had caused by being ignorant. But the world isn't like that, and it won't stop to even spare us a second glance. It just cruelly keeps moving on, ignorant to humankind.
I know, once or twice in our lives, or maybe even more, we have been ignorant. We have ignored people in need, those whom are of our own kind. We have ignored poverty and profanity and lack of love in the world. We sometimes even ignore ourselves and who we are becoming. So why are we allowed to blame the world for turning its back on us, when we even won't be bothered to care for our own kind?
Fear. Fear is the source to all evil and ignorance. We fear that we won't be accepted within the society that we created with our very hands, our own minds. We fear that if we reach a helping hand, we have shown weakness. We fear that maybe one day, we just won't have enough power to overcome those whom plot to overthrow us. Fear leads to greed. A greediness for power, and a greediness for more and more and more. We are so lost in our own little world that we never once stop and think what could go on outside of the small hole that we see the world from. Or if we do stop and think, we turn a blind eye as if it never was there before.
All humans are like this, no matter how much you starve yourselves or never use money to buy anything for yourself, you have still made no difference. Now that is true weakness. Thinking that you are different by wanting the world to change. It's a wretched thing, the world. You cannot change what the world has been like for generations by one simple act. By wanting world peace and protesting nonstop, you do not change human history and you certainly do not turn back time; for humanity has been seeking war from the moment they had set foot in the world. It is simply human nature, no matter how hard you may try to change it. It is like seeking to make a tiger vegetarian.
And no matter how much you try to deny this, for I know you will, it will always be true and will be there to haunt you the remaining of your lives. Changing the nature of humans will take thousands of years, not just a few simple years that you may try to protest against unfairness. You cannot change back time, and you cannot foresee the future. You might think: "I will just keep doing it then!" But you will only be wasting your life trying to accomplish something that will never be possible, while you could have tried to be a bit more productive with your time.
Yes, humans are disgusting creatures that are selfish and greedy. But a tiger does not judge its kin for hunting other animals. Humans need such things and natures to survive, for they were made that way. We need to change ourselves first before we can change anything.
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