The Predatory Society

My old history teacher said, “man is an animal.” He was right.

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My high school history teacher, a man we called “Sarge” because of his service during the Korean War, often made the remark “man is an animal” whenever anyone questioned an act of barbarism in history. I knew he had a point, but we always felt the need to say “yeah, but” and give examples of generosity, kindness, culture…




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John Egelkrout

John Egelkrout

I am a teacher in an inner-city alternative school and work a small hobby farm with my wife. I write about politics, education, and social issues.

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