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Monday, September 20, 2010

The ridiculous financial system we have today

I don't know about the rest of the world, but here int he USA our economy is not just out of balance, it's completely off the rails. Everywhere i go i see ads from lawyers telling you to sue over petty things, advertisement for companies that build student credit for students attending university online, and advertisements of timeshares and home financing, reverse mortgages, and financial derivatives.

The fact is, money was made to keep track of contributions to society, not to keep track of money, and so long as we waste money on credit building and stuent credit cards for students who probably cant pay what they will charge, nothing is going to change



In this post I would like to hear what you believe makes  a disease most terrible, whether it be fast killing, slow killing, certain symptoms, the ability to stay undetected or inactive a long time, i'd like to get your opinions.

thats all for today.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Memetic Challenge

I have been thinking of a little experiment. Trying to spread a unit of information, as effectively as possible, without spending money. Therefore I have come up with this Challenge:

Spread the Diaries of Fate Logo and accompanying URL as far as possible. whether it be a social media site, the side of your building, a local newspaper or magazine, the street outside your house, or the sand at the beach, spread the crest as far as possible.
If you spread it online, include a link to this article on my blog.

A Few Rules However:
1: If you post the crest on the same medium as someone else already has, it will not count for the prize.
2: If the crest is on a website, it must include a backlink to this article for purposes of spreading the challenge.
3: No carving the crest on government buildings in any countries.
4: Post Pictures/screenshot of your placement.
5: I have seen many photoshops in my time. i can tell from the color and some of the pixels.
6: Diary of Fate and Fate Avirus assume NO responsibility for anyone placing the crest on any place where it is illegal to do so or they are not allowed to. Should i learn any submitted image is against the rules of that place, it will be disqualified.
7: if anybody paints the crest on the back of a turtle with a shell that has a length of 10 feet or longer you automatically win
8: If anyone builds a flying saucer with a diameter of over 20 feet and paints the crest on it, you automatically win.
9: If anyone Gets the Crest onto national or international news [must show pic of TV, and pic/screenshot of submitting it] without giving the blog bad P.R. you automatically win.

All prizes will be distributed on May 5 2011.
1: [1] World of warcraft Account with Level 80 Death knight in Tier 10 armor. [not linked to avoid ban for account trading]
2:  [1] 30 mW Red pen laser [I would go higher but then I will have idiots whining about how they/their dog/their mom went blind for looking into the beam]
3: [5] paid minecraft accounts [currently 9.95 Euros, will go to 19.95 euros when out of alpha, may rise even more if game goes to steam]
4:  Go to Jail. Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200
5: A copy of the game i am currently working on, a zombie survival RPG... where you play as the zombie.

 This is my submission. it is automatically disqualifies.

Each person votes for the picture they believe most deserves to win. each person can make 2 submissions, and vote once. each week I will update the Standing on each person's pictures and votes

Current Submissions!!!
Fate - only Entry - 0 Votes[locked]

Fun Friday

What's Fun Friday? It's when on a Friday, I present you with a Fine work of game that caught my eye.

I'll Start with MetaGun, it's a Java browser game.

At first it seems like a simple Platformer/Shooter... but wait there's more!
Pay very close attention... that gun isn't shooting bullets.. it's shooting enemies that shoot bullets!

The game is a logic puzzle based around firing enemies into locations where the bullets they shoot will help you continue, all while dodging the bullets that they fire... Aimed at you.

It's Definitely an interesting piece of game, 

Credit for making this game goes to Markus  Persson, the Lead developer at Mojang Specifications.

Link to Game


Good afternoon Everyone, If you are like me with a decent computer and connection, and are Human, you probably love easy ways to make money on the internet. most of these involve viewing websites or clicking ads or whatever. its easy, but tedious and doesn't pay very well.   

I stumbled upon a service called Ca$hGopher, The CashGopher System is fairly easy:
1: You install software and register an account
2: You leave your computer on when you are not using it.
3: [optional] refer other people to join the network
4: once you have 10+$ you cash in via PayPal.

The largest benefits of this system are:
1: You dont have to do anything yourself after installing CashGopher
2: It pays 25% on your referrals' earnings without hurting them [and their earning are affected by their referrals, and so on, allowing big bucks]
  This means you get money from all tiers of referral, not just 5 or six. percent earned from lower tiers is (.25^[Tier])x(Earning of that tier)
so direct referrals are .25x1xE, or 25% your direct referral's earnings
  Percent form second tier is .25^2xE, = 6.25% on second tier and so on.
3: the payout is directly to paypal so you can spend it online easily without depositing to a bank account and all that nonsense.


   As I've mentioned before[though not too clearly] your computer will be performing tasks whenever it is on and you are not using it, like pinging websites, sending information between servers, measuring changes in a website and other miscellaneous distributed computing. companies pay CashGopher for this service, and you get a cut for letting them use your computer to do this.  so you aren't doing work, but your computer is.

How to Sign Up?????
you can click the leaderboard banner at top of my website, OR if you have ads disabled click the link below:

Make Money For Doing Nothing!

It's that simple. good luck and enjoy the new source of income.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010



 I'm almost sure most of you have at least HEARD of WikiLeaks,

  For those of you who have been living under a rock for the last two years, WikiLeaks is a website which has made it easy to leak sensitive information and documents, and also to access that information leaked by others. Needless to say, they have P.O.'ed just about every major governmental agency in the world, as well as countless politicians who would rtaher have their secrets kept secrets.

My question to you is: Do you feel it is a positive or a negative influence on our society to have Wikileaks, or simply to have reached the point where it is a viable question whether it is better or not to encourage the disclosure of sensitive information. the world we have today is not the same world we had a century ago, and information works in different ways.

Hotel internet

so I'm staying at the holiday inn and I notice they advertised " High speed internet".

They mean "Low speed dsl". i have yet to get above 1 Mbps

Because this is not conducive, i learned I actually get 3 Mbps from the Ramada's wireless across the street... very disturbing.

Today I was looking around and saw a guy walking along the side of the road with huge rolls of cloth on his back, when i slowed down and asked him why he was hauling around all that garbage, he answered "I need to catch up on my Halloween costume, Bro!".

I've noticed this happening with other holidays, so i was thinking maybe we should just have multi-sided decorations on all our homes and just tell the home what holiday it is to rotate all the decorations in or out.

Also got a chance to see a two headed iguana today, it was a disappointing experience and I do not recommend it to you.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Roaaaad triiiip

And Forward we will go....

Thanks for support everybody. I'm going to be leaving on a trip for about 4-5 days and will not be able to follow up on everyone like usual. when im back I will be sure to check out everyone's new updates and I will probably work on a more proper design for the site to make it easier to read, adding new contact info, etc.

Pic not related, it's the ship I wish i could fly in, it has three feet of leg clearance for every seat, is made of LeGo's and keeps the AC at 60 degrees. T'is a dream.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

On Site Design

Alot of people have been asking me about the design for my blog. Im gonna go ahead an beak down the different elements of it quick, maybe later ill go ahead make screenshots.

I didn't spend that much time on the background.

Step 1
I made 2 new layers, one named purp, the other purp1
I used the CS5 brush that looks like a firework to create lots of interlocking "Threads" with a different color for each layer
Step 2
I applied differing degrees of Gaussian blur to each layer for contrast in perceived distance
Step 3
I applied a stained glass filter with large cells to the top layer and another with smaller cells to the bottom layer, creating a weak impression of two webs overlapping.
Step 4
I deleted some of the borders to have it blend in with the website background red, then created a bottommost layer of the same red i used for website.
Step 5
I used some of my homemade Crack and wear brushes intersparced between the web layers and behind them to make some parts look darker or brighter
step 6
I made the curves for name etc in illustrator and brought them in
Step 7
Add my name etc to template and add in some ants

Formatting with HTML:
went to Design-> HTML
background-image: url(*******);
This adds my background image, hosted at imageshack
background-attachment: fixed;
This Prevents my Background from moving while you scroll up and down my long posts [As it was a quick job, it does not tessellate very well
background-repeat: no-repeat;
this is also to compensate for not tessellating, this keeps my Background form repeating for those of you with larger screens than mine.
This blends in with the Brush stamps in the webs and "leaks into" the background thanks to transparency.

Formatting of Blog:
I did not bother to try and decipher the dozens of citations and variables in the default template, so I just went ahead and used google's "Template Designer" to set all of my content boxes [gadgets, posts, sidebar] to transparent and change border colors to better fit the scheme i was going for [inspired by zerg hives]. I left the borders so that you can tell where my posts start and end more easily.

Header: Very quick Splatter brushing and blending options to contour and apply texture, transparency to easily blend in with background, used the Page Elemtents> Header to quickly upload my picture and set it to replace text.

The Crest in the upper right is a little easter egg, I also Sign it on all my handwritten papers, essays, documents. I have yet to have not yet had anyone recognize it.

Fate out.

9/11: What about civil overthrow of the government...

"   We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, — That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness"

   So then... the "founding fathers" created a provision in our declaration of independence that shoudl the government no longer serve the people and their right, it is the right to abolish it right?

   Think again. the constitution, unless amended, override all other laws created in the U.S., but the declaration holds no such sway over law.

   In 1939, fear of communism had already begun to set in in America, and Congress passed the hatch act, a law which only has power over federal employees, most of it was concerned with preventing election fraud and the such, but then a slightly unusual clause slipped in.

Sec. 9A.

(1) It shall be unlawful for any person employed in any capacity by any agency of the Federal Government, whose compensation, or any part thereof, is paid from funds authorized or appropriated by any Act of Congress, to have membership in any political party or organization which advocates the overthrow of our constitutional form of government in the United States.
(2) Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be immediately removed from the position or office held by him, and thereafter no part of the funds appropriated by any Act of Congress for such position or office shall be used to pay the compensation of such person.
   Wait what. basically if you are employed directly or indirecly by the federal govenrment [and my derivation state and local governments and their subsidiaries like schools] you will lose your job if you support the overthrow of the current form of government.

Seeing no real resistance, Congress took the liberty of passing another law in 1940, the Smith Act [Alien registration act]
Most provisions of the law were simple about Making it mandatory for non-citizens residing in the united states to register with the federal government. this is all good and fair, but then some other clause managed to slip in
[TITLE 18>Part I>chapter 115> § 2385]
Whoever knowingly or willfully advocates, abets, advises, or teaches the duty, necessity, desirability, or propriety of overthrowing or destroying the government of the United States or the government of any State, Territory, District or Possession thereof, or the government of any political subdivision therein, by force or violence, or by the assassination of any officer of any such government; or
Whoever, with intent to cause the overthrow or destruction of any such government, prints, publishes, edits, issues, circulates, sells, distributes, or publicly displays any written or printed matter advocating, advising, or teaching the duty, necessity, desirability, or propriety of overthrowing or destroying any government in the United States by force or violence, or attempts to do so; or
Whoever organizes or helps or attempts to organize any society, group, or assembly of persons who teach, advocate, or encourage the overthrow or destruction of any such government by force or violence; or becomes or is a member of, or affiliates with, any such society, group, or assembly of persons, knowing the purposes thereof—
Shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than twenty years, or both, and shall be ineligible for employment by the United States or any department or agency thereof, for the five years next following his conviction.
If two or more persons conspire to commit any offense named in this section, each shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than twenty years, or both, and shall be ineligible for employment by the United States or any department or agency thereof, for the five years next following his conviction.
As used in this section, the terms “organizes” and “organize”, with respect to any society, group, or assembly of persons, include the recruiting of new members, the forming of new units, and the regrouping or expansion of existing clubs, classes, and other units of such society, group, or assembly of persons.

 Wait what. so If you even discuss or affiliate yourself or are somehow related so someone or a group that discusses the overthrow of the U.S. Government you are to be locked away for no less than 20 years, possibly fined, and become ineligible for employment by a government agency for five years after that?? Daaayum. and we still have the gall to say that we are tolerant of discussion and new ideas...


Friday, September 10, 2010


For anyone who hasnt heard of it, Minecraft is a new game currently in development by Marcus Pearsson, the main developer of wurm online.

Minecraft is base don the premise of surviving in a cube world with a fully destructible environment.

The Developer, Notch is also in talks with valve and bungee, and hiring a development team and business manager to open a game development studio proper in Stockholm.

The 10$ fee to join the alpha is more than worth it. I have spent at least a hundred hours since purchasing my alpha account two weeks ago, and I recommend you support this  endeavor.

Stay Happy, my friends.

What a joke.

Today I had  a ticked off yahtzee on msn threatening me, saying he was going to forge web pages to make it look like my website is promoting terrorism or some such shit. are all 13 year olds this attention hungry these days?

Thursday, September 9, 2010

On Welfare

   Here in the united states we often consider welfare the act of a government redistributing money tot hsoe who need it

   For a second lets consider the word Welfare, as in "Faring well". Our constitution in the U.S. States that "We the People, in order to create a more perfect union... and Promote the general welfare...". What does this mean? Welfare in it's simplest form is the state of the quality of life. if you promote General Welfare, most of your population will be faring well, and will probably be a bit happier. If you hand out paltry sums to millions of people, then... People who need money still dont have enough, the government that does this develops a tremendous debt, while those who "don't need" assistance are still having hard times.

   Perhaps instead of Trying to promote the general welfare by Throwing money at the problem we should do something which Promotes the general welfare. by this i mean, Refinish roads so that the cars traveling on them sustain less damage, can travel at higher speeds, have less problems in the rain, and cause less accidents while requiring less maintenance
By this I mean go back and replace all of your street lights with High intensity LEDs that will save the government BILLIONS in electricity while reducing the amount of fuel that needs to be burned to power them, AND making the lights brighter and cheaper to replace, as well as making the lightbulbs themselves less polluting to dispose of.
By this I mean Creating more Tax Brackets to tax individuals Earning a million dollars a year differently than businesses earning only 300 or 400 thousand dollars a year, And encouraging businesses to hire more employees
By this I mean Invest in new forms of Electric power, for example installing Solar film [a cheap alternative to glass solar panels] on Most rooftops in sunnier areas of the country to maximize the space we have, avoid having to create solar mirror farms, and reduce th eload of the electric consumption powered by Fossil fuels
By this I mean withdraw All of our troops in All middle eastern countries so that they can come back to Buy Homes, Create and take jobs in America, Study, and contribute to the General Welfare of our nation.
By this I mean Creating an efficient network of Electromagnetic Trains to connect America, facilitating the transport of Goods and people.
By this I mean collecting Taxes form all Americans, and not just a measly 49%, so that the revenue from Taxes can be put to paying off the national debt, and improving the image of the united states in the eyes of other nations and improving the influence of it's word by making it independent from foreign loans.
By this I mean creating a structured educational system where students are encouraged to learn and specialize in what they love rather than forcing all students to take mediocre Standardized tests then penalizing schools that do poorly on these tests, rather than investing in the improvement of those schools.
By this I mean invest more on Post-Secondary schooling so that High school graduates can study at whatever institution best benefits them, rather than which they can afford, so that more of our population can become skilled laborers
By this I mean imposing mandatory regulations on the amount of harmful substances in "Fast Food" to improve the Health aspect of the General Welfare of our population.
By this I mean reforming immigration to make it easier for people to legally migrate and document themselves, so that the united states can collect taxes on the already occupying undocumented workers in our fields, factories, and stores, rather than letting them earn revenue untaxed, which hurts the General Welfare.
By this I mean ceasing to hand out money to "needy" people whom have appeared on national television and confessed they use their welfare money to buy untaxed illegal drugs.
By this I mean investing in the renovation of older structures to improve insulation and air circulation and reduce the cost of Air Conditioning and lighting, as the average American home wastes 46% of their heating or cooling system's output through thermal leaks and poor insulation.
By this I mean investing in cleaning up our rivers and canals which have mostly become either polluted or stagnant, one leading to undesirability and the other leading to disease.
By this I mean investing in America's Internet foundations to enable more access to faster internet. seeing how America's average household download speed is roughly 10.5 Mb/s [28th in the world]  and The Average Upload speed is 2.7 Mb/s [26th in the world]. Both currently below Russia, Lithuania, South Korea, the Republic of Moldova, Denmark, Germany, and Sweden to name a handful of the long list of Nations with superior internet access. A higher internet speed and more internet availability facilitates the democratic exchange of ideas and information, and promotes business and monetary transactions, leading to More jobs and More thinkers.
By this I mean completely destroying the existing Healthcare system and implementing a newer system where the patient cost actually reflects the cost of production of medication or the cost of labor for tests or examinations, making "Health insurance" completely unnecessary altogether.
By this I mean Legalizing the use of some Currently prohibited substances like Cannabis and Opium derivatives, and allowing those foolish enough to abuse these substances to suffer the consequences of their actions, while paying TAXES on their drugs, overall contributing to the General Welfare of people who do not abuse these drugs, and Weakening drug cartels and organized crime who reap BILLIONS of dollars in untaxed profits and cost the government BILLIONS of dollars in law enforcement every year. if the Criminals have nothing that legitimate businessmen do not have, they lose their business and influence in america, and int urn reduce cost of law enforcement. Additionally, once drug consumption is no longer a secret shoved under the rug, accounts of drug tragedies will become more widespread, increasing awareness of the dangers of these substances and encouraging Educated citizens to avoid them.
By this I mean improving the literacy rate of the United States and creating harsher consequences for failing to graduate from high school or Dropping Out.
By this I mean reducing taxes on Businesses who hire new employees and Increasing Taxes on businesses and corporations whom "Cut Employees", "Downsize", and "Fire" their working population, something that will create jobs, Increase the amount of money consumers have, and in turn increase both profits, prosperity, and Income Tax Revenue for the government.
By this I mean Taking a Scorched-Earth policy on governmental reform: Reduce the layers of bureaucracy in government, Reduce the number of agencies performing redundant work, Reduce the number of "Government Agencies" Currently siphoning Tax Dollars for meaningless purposes, and Create a Centralized Database of U.S. Citizens with information pertinent to criminal investigations [such as Fingerprints, previous offenses, Biometric data, Indentifying information, affilliated groups etc.] to reduce the amount of unnecessary work in law enforcement
By this I mean creating legislature to end the persecution of Peer to peer data exchange and darknets, allowing a more efficient means to transfer data around the world and exchange information, leading to increased spread of knowledge and skill in Americans
By this I mean nullifying Laws like the Hatch Act, which make it illegal for Citizens of the United States to Dissent with their government or propose large scale governmental reform [an action which was central to the birth of this nation] so that American Citizens may improve the governmental system and make it more efficient, and eliminating the elitism in government which has been carried as a tradition for hundreds of years.
By this I mean legitimizing Presidential and Congressional elections so that Certain counties and townships do not mysteriously report that any candidate has "-400" votes, as I find it difficult to believe that not only did not one person vote for the candidate, but that 400 people Unvoted [?] for that candidate, something which my Physics Professor, and most Professors of American Law would declare an impossibility.
By this I mean investing in not only solar energy, but Hydroelectric energy. We do not need to build dams to harvest the power of water when we have dozens of persistent ocean currents and thousands of flowing rivers which could become home to Sea-floor Turbines that feed energy to the mainland without having to deform the terrain and endanger species of aquatic life.
By this I mean investing in plants to convert Salt water into Fresh water via any of the methods currently already being employed around the world, increasing America's supply of Fresh Water, which is one of the Earth's most precious resources.
By this I mean Penalizing companies whom outsource the majority of their labor to other nations with Tax increases and revocation of privileges, encouraging the creation of jobs in America, and enabling a larger percentage of our simple manual labor to be transferred to machine labor without significantly harming the employment rate
By this I mean imposing legislation to revoke the citizenship of so-called "discouraged workers" whom are still capable of working but have abandoned the search of any employment, and currently live as parasites, from the handouts of family, friends, or the government.
By this I mean mandating closer deadlines to reduce Emissions of pollutants from Plastic and chemical production factories, whom are the primary consumers of petroleum, using nearly six times as much petroleum as the automobile industry

By this I mean so many other things, so many other things that as a nation we could do to improve the General Welfare without handing out monthly or weekly payments to millions, but no. doing these things would require a government who has some interest in helping the general population. Doing these things would require a government which would not worry about losing campaign funding. doing these things would anger the sponsors of many politicians, and other of these would detract form the so called "issues" politicians have to campaign on. God forbid politicians will have to prove their aptitude for the job instead of simply yelling cries of "9/11!!!! Healthcare Reform!!! Immigration Reform!!! the War in Afganistan!!!". 

Once Again, Thank you for reading 

the Sky

Have you ever really stopped to look at it.

I dont mean just glance at a cloud overhead, but i mean lay down on the grass, and stare at the sky.

in twenty or thirty years we wont have this sky, we will have a gloomy, grey and orange heat-trap.

Do your part, save the world


Have you ever Been in a forest and taken the time to Simply look down at the floor, to see Ants?
Today I was walking slowly and I saw a leaf moving around on the ground by the road. I saw something mildly enlightening, I witnessed hundreds of cone ants fighting with larger Harvester ants. Once this captivated my attention i took the care to investigate further. about 50 feet to the east i found the mound of Harvester ants, where i saw hundreds of ants retreating to the safety of their mound. after following a trail of red fire ants carefully I watched the fire ants do something I had never seen animals or insets do in the wild before, Something Incredibly human [Though I must say perhaps we are acting peculiarly Antish considering ants were here before us]. The Red Fire ants were seemingly divided into three groups, one primary group was streaming to the “Battlefield” where harvester and fire ants clashed, the mandibles of the little fire ants injuring and killing harvester ants. the second “group” was running into the “Battlefield” and carrying back pieces of harvester ants, cut leaf chunks, and other indiscernible objects from the battlefield to their nest, and the third “group” was one that surprised me even more, some bigger fire ants seemed to be coming out halfway between the nest and the battlefield, and doing what I think was either feeding or communicating with the “warrior” ants [ants communicate via chemical smells and touch].
After witnessing this, I looked to the harvester ants: they were retreating back to their nest and several ants seemed to be building up around their nest. while it is mostly speculation, I remember watching documentaries that showed that many species of ants navigate based on a combination of scent and Sight, and that ants seem to be able to remember “Landmarks” and use them to navigate. I figured that perhaps the harvester ants were trying to change the appearance of their mound to throw off the invading army.
Until now, I had never witnessed any other species on the earth waging a war or battle for communal profit. Many other animals fight amongst themselves, some are territorial fighters like lions, others perform mock fights as mating displays to prove their genetic worth, but never had I seen an animal other than human beings wage a war for the profit of a community [A nest in this case, for humans I imagine a Fealty or nation would be equivalent]. More deadly Fire ants waging what seemed to be a well organized war [well, as well organized as a colony of ants can] with semi specialized units, and claiming “spoils of war” from the remains [and of the remains]. In contrast, the less combat adapted harvester ants were fighting, but for the most part retreating back to safety.
Interesting fact: Ants make up one approximately one fourth of the biomass of the earth. that is a hell of a lot of ants. What that means is that if you are to measure the mass of every human being on the planet, then measure the mass of every ant on the planet, the ants would be heavier. Ants have also been around for about 120 Million years, long enough to make us seem like newborn babies to them. If you really think about it, if ants organized Globally like Human beings, they could easily push our human society to ruin and reduce our species to a few isolated groups.
Furthermore, many species of Ants have actually domesticated fungi, and farm fungi in their tunnels to help feed the colony and dispose of waste by converting it into food, yet humans often foolishly boast their superiority and list domestication as the invention of mankind. Ants not only farm fungus, but some species of ants actually have specialized members of the colony whose bodies are nearly ten times larger and are essentially organic tanks to store nectar and sugars collected from plants and trees, and these giant ants store these substances in their bodies to dispense to newly hatched larvae, and to feed the colony in times of scarcity brought on by a drought or similar situations.
In the Amazon Rainforest, Many species of ants that live in trees to survive the region’s flooding and drying cycles have developed symbiotic relationships with caterpillars: the caterpillars harvest the touch bark or sap of trees and synthesize it into a sugary sweet excretion. Ants have recognized what we recognized in regards to milking cows: if the cow lives longer, you can get more milk out of it, and so many of these caterpillars are found with patrols of dozens of ants who fend off spiders and other predators while their colony-mates collect the bodily secretions of the caterpillar and transport it back to the nest.
Now that I have gone off on a tangent, I will return to my original topic. When I saw this, I started wondering “What makes us superior to these ants”. Human beings Achieve survival in large numbers by destroying their environments and converting their naturally renewable environment into nonrenewable items like plastics, Fossil fuel powered Electricity, Cars, Paved Roads, wooden and Concrete Homes. Humans survive in large numbers by hunting and domesticating other animals simply for the sake of our comfortable subsistence. Humans surviving in large numbers often protect an individual who endangers the entire species, risking the survival of their species for the sake of extending the life of an individual. Humans Kill their Environment and themselves, along with the other species inhabiting that space.
Ants on the other hand have achieves long term success, Increased their numbers to dominate the world, Feed all of their young, Contain diseases in a colony by culling the individual to save hundreds or thousands of lives, Harvest food and resources in renewable quantities form their environment, Have achieved the domestication of other species, separate into well organized Nation-colonies that can operate either alone or in conjunction with other colonies, specialize individuals to different tasks, and do all of this without significant damage to their natural habitats.
Human beings like to think of ourselves as walking gods among animals, but we really are not so civilized. We are parasites. We grow exponentially without regard for how we will care for those new members of our society. We still are rudimentary in our manner of feeding our population. We have almost no effective procedures to dispose of waste.
In so many ways, Ants have surpassed human beings, they are humanity’s predecessor as the most widespread life-form on earth, And they have managed to adapt to every environment int he world, very much like Humans. But one thing to notice is, many human philosophers and politicians have emphasized pacifism, but ants in all this time have not seen it beneficial to abandon war between colonies. War is not a negative event. War Kills. War Takes. War Destroys. But all of these things must happen in order to ensure a healthy dominant species. Ants, like Humans, have no natural predator that truly threatens their survival as a whole, Anteaters eat ants, humans try to kill ants, but neither succeed in numbers large enough to seriously dent the ant population. ants, recognizing this, regulate their own population. If An ant is recognized as diseased, other ants do not hesitate to execute it, and the diseased ant does not fight back. If Ants notice their colony is overpopulated, the surplus ants either leave on their own and die after a few days, or are killed by their colony mates to ensure the survival of the Colony. This is a true altruistic civilization, where every member of the civilization cares more about the survival of the species than it’s individual quality of life. So long as Humans allow personal Greed and interpersonal feelings affect their judgment, We remain a danger to each other and our environment. Maybe we should all take a hint from our elder neighbors and be just a bit more Altruistic and a Little less Greedy; what good does it do us to be wealthy, powerful, and to own many nice things if our species dies out?