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'Mother Culture' is a dangerous God complex that is leading to the destruction of the diversity of life on earth.

Of course everybody knows humans are the climax of creation and we are sovereign over all life on earth. No matter how ridiculous that sounds when I write it out, billions believe it correct.

If we do not accept that we are part of a community of life we will learn the hard way that we are not special.

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    May 21 2013: It the conscience and ability to have compassion instead of revenge that we've achieved and yes, we are more special that species that are not at that level. There's a reason why ants, bonobos etc. do not look at the moon so often.

    "If we do not accept that we are part of a community of life we will learn the hard way that we are not special."

    http://www.clearlycultural.com/geert-hofstede-cultural-dimensions/
    • May 21 2013: I disagree. If the underlying theme of our culture is that we are the special ones that will rule the earth than we will continue on trashing the species we dislike with no regard at all.
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        May 21 2013: Hi,

        That's not really what I meant. Understanding the cultural dimensions from the past may help speed up the conflict-mediation and resolution process.

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