stubenhockerei: decayedintelligence: ghoulnextdoor: iamblessed: (via katepulley) [should be:  ..nothing & nobody&8230;]

stubenhockerei: decayedintelligence: ghoulnextdoor: iamblessed: (via katepulley) [should be:  ..nothing & nobody&8230;]

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Inalyn says:
posted on mar 26, 2010  

yeah nice :))

jtkach says:
posted on jul 28, 2010  

There is another, vastly more likely possibility. As populations naturally vary amongst themselves, there are some humans who are more complacent, and some whose desires are insatiable. If insatiable people tend to achieve more than those who are easily satisfied, that places an evolutionary pressure on humans to be insatiable.

Over thousands of years, it is very easy to see how we could have bred this trait into ourselves, and created this tendency to be unsatisfiable. Evolution optimizes us for survival and reproduction, but it does _not_ optimize us for happiness. If I find that nothing in this world can satisfy me, this testifies to the arbitrariness, and to the callousness, of the evolutionary process.

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