The Origin of Chains

Long before we got down from trees and started to pretend we were wiser than the rest of the mammals, those who ruled the groups, the dominant males, had invented the rules.

Those dominant males were not at all driven by the will to ensure the general harmony or the prosperity of the group, but by their primal needs – they wanted to be the first to eat, sure to be fully fed when they finished a meal, they wanted that nobody touched their women and children, they wanted that nobody dared to confront them, not to be forced to risk a fight that could cost their lives. There is no difference between those dominant males and the politicians, isn’t it? Continue reading “The Origin of Chains”