…The fact is, we need to be destroyed. And we have decided to do the job ourselves. And we are being allowed to do it.
Even after decades of self-inflicted decline, modern Man is too powerful – because we consistently abuse all the power we have, and every new power.
Supposing the world was still full of scientific geniuses, and that people were still as intelligent, educated and self-motivated as they used-to be? – Supposing we still made major technical breakthroughs? – What would we use them for? – Supposing there were still great composers, writers, philosophers? – What kind of beliefs would they be inspiring in us? …
…And the whole process is concealed by our rooted cultural preference for dishonesty and delusion. Another choice with consequences.