Human aggression “threatens to destroy us all.” — Stephen Hawking
During a tour of London’s Science Museum, professor Stephen Hawking said, “The human failing I would most like to correct is aggression. It may have had survival advantage in caveman days, to get more food, territory or partner with whom to reproduce, but now it threatens to destroy us all.”
He elaborated, “The quality I would most like to magnify is empathy. It brings us together in a peaceful, loving state.”
The suffering caused and reaped by those who inflict violence is obvious in the suicides of men returning from war. It spills over into alcoholism, drug addiction, domestic violence, and perpetual violence to innocent wild beings.
It seems obvious that none will kill their way to a sense of fulfillment or happiness.
As the power and resources of the state Department of Natural Resources are focused on expanding killing…
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