Memories and Studies - William James

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Man, biologically considered... is the most formidable of all the beasts of prey and, indeed, the only one that preys systematically on its own species.

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bvw 1 year ago
Misanthropic sentiment. Man does not "systematically" prey on his own species, nor is man a "beast of prey". And as oremus pointed out, other animals prey upon their own, perhaps most do! Look up what "hen pecked" means!
oremus 2 years, 3 months ago
Not true. Various monkeys, sharks, and fish also prey on their own species.

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