Comment: Of course there are opposing

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Of course there are opposing

Of course there are opposing forces.

When survival becomes predicated on being able to live in a community, there will be evolutionary advantages to being able to co-exist with others of your kind.

These new impulses will however still be built upon the basic impulses, some of which I underlined above.

That is why we abhor violence - it is a lesser action, one even animals are capable of, whereas forgiveness and mercy are considered divine. We have evolved beyond competition to stay alive. Now it is about cooperation and collaboration.

Yet, basic instincts still exist, indeed, they thrive. It is men who do not give in to their lesser natures that sustain the world.