We’re Working On It

Imagine…
a population of cells that,
through accumulated mutations and development,
has overcome the normal controls on population growth.
It diverts more and more resources to itself,
increasingly displacing other cells.
Eventually the processes of the host, a body,
are so disrupted
that we consider it dead.

We call that CANCER.

Imagine…
a population of organisms that,
through accumulated mutations and development,
has overcome the normal controls on population growth.
It diverts more and more resources to itself,
increasingly displacing other organisms.
Eventually the processes of the host, a planet,
are so disrupted
that we consider it dead.

We call that HUMANITY.

Well, that isn’t quite true yet, but we’re working on it.

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