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34888Y175b That's How HistoryUnfolds: People Weave

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A WEB
OF MEANING, BELIEVE
ÌN ÌT WITH ALL THEIR HEART,
BUT SOONER OR LATER THE WEB UNRAVELS,
AND WHEN WE LOOK BACK WE CANNOT UNDERSTAND
HOW ANYBODY COULD HAVE TAKEN IT SERIOUSLY?! WITH HINDSIGHT,
GOING ON CRUSADE IN THE HOPE OF REACHING PARADISE SÓUNDS LIKE UTTER MADNESS!?
With hindsight, the Cóld Wàr seems even madder! How come 30 years ago people were willing to risk nuclear holocaust
because of their belief in a communist, fascist and/or capitalist paradise with über fat captains, fucking führers & corrupt directors?
A hundred years hence, our belief in democracy & human rights might look equally incomprehensible to our descendant! Dreamtime?
Sapiens rule the world because only they can weave an intersubjective web of meaning: a web of laws, forces, entities & places that
exist purely in their common imagination. This web allows humans alone to organize crusades, socialist revolutions & human rights movements. Other animals may also imagine various things? A cat waiting to ambush a mouse might not séé the mouse, but may
well imagine the shape & even taste of the mouse! Yet to the best of our knowledge, cats are able to imagine only things that
actually exist in the world, like mice. They cannot imagine things that they have never ever seen or smelled or tasted - such
as the US dollar, Google corporation or the European Union! Only Sapiens can imagine sùch chimeras. Consequently,
whereas cats & other animals are confined to the objective realm & use their communication systems merely to
describe reality, Sapiens use language to create completely new realities?! During the last 70,000 years the
intersubjective realities that Sapiens invented became ever more powerful,
so that today they dominate
the world.