In this article we see the constant struggle for territory driven by overpopulation and avarice, and distorted by unconscious cultural assumptions. We also see the irrational human mind at work, wherein no side in the conflict takes a thought for useful productive goals, being merely adaptive opportunists, set in a paradigm they cannot see, and will not change.
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