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January 7, 2013

The Civilized Savage

As forward progress slows, the civilized man begins to fidget aboard the iron train.

Looking out at the lush jungle, he begins entertaining thoughts of becoming a savage again. For the most part he knows that he cannot actually turn savage. The awareness that he will have to give up his comforts to turn savage is embedded too deep within him. The savage does not understand that going feral takes twenty years off his life expectancy and kills half his children. And even if you explained it to him, he would not care for the savage does not believe in the future, only the present. -- Sultan Knish:

Posted by gerardvanderleun at January 7, 2013 11:08 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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