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MAN - a short animated history of man's time on earth by Steve Cutts. (Via Nag on the Lake)
posted by madamjujujive (14 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite

 
That was a little blunt.
posted by Dr. Send at 8:29 PM on January 27, 2013 [2 favorites]


Oh. Another religious discussion.

("Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth." —Genesis 1:28)
posted by fredludd at 8:41 PM on January 27, 2013


It seemed to me more about original sin than that bit from Genesis.
posted by XMLicious at 8:48 PM on January 27, 2013


I dated a human being once. When you get to know them better, they are even worse.
posted by idiopath at 8:48 PM on January 27, 2013 [4 favorites]


Wow. Heavy.
posted by hal9k at 8:51 PM on January 27, 2013


Oh, Wilhelm...
posted by Decimask at 9:26 PM on January 27, 2013


People are the worst.
posted by crossoverman at 9:46 PM on January 27, 2013


This "man" would be unrecognizable to most indigenous cultures, other than as a psychopath.
posted by anarch at 11:08 PM on January 27, 2013


This "man" would be unrecognizable to most indigenous cultures, other than as a psychopath.

Every culture is indigenous somewhere, so let's not climb on the magical brown people train just yet. One of the tragic ironies of human society is that political collectives can conceive, warrant and implement atrocities that, were they carried out by any one of us individually, would be punished severely.

Reread your "Heart of Darkness." Alone, we're all psychopaths. Collectively, we're history.
posted by R. Schlock at 11:32 PM on January 27, 2013 [5 favorites]


anarch: "This "man" would be unrecognizable to most indigenous cultures, other than as a psychopath."

Easter Island
posted by stbalbach at 11:40 PM on January 27, 2013


..not Easter Island
posted by stbalbach at 12:22 AM on January 28, 2013 [3 favorites]


It's ... not very subtle, is it?
posted by Joe in Australia at 3:58 AM on January 28, 2013


The obvious lesson here is that snake boots are extremely durable.
posted by orme at 4:41 AM on January 28, 2013 [1 favorite]


Sometimes blunt needs to happen because we certainly haven't gotten anywhere with subtle.
posted by Kitteh at 6:30 AM on January 28, 2013


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