There's an evil worse than zombies, werewolves and vampires combined, and it walks amongst us in plain sight, and even hides right in front of our eyes.
This isn't the plot for some big budget Hollywood Summer blockbuster, but rather the unfortunate truth about ourselves, you know us human beings.
The harsh reality is that we are in fact the evil in which I speak of; we are the things that go bump in the night, the monsters in which we feared when we were younger who occupied the spaces under our beds and in our closets.
It goes without saying that some of us are worse than others, but all things considered we're all capable of performing some of the most heinous acts that would even make the likes of Stephen King cringe in disgust, at a moment’s notice.
You don’t believe me, consider this, when an atrocity happened throughout the history of our world what species was front and center…I’ll give you a hint, it was us.
We make remarks about the so-called wild animals that roam the jungle, where things are fierce and unforgiving, but the truth of it is that we are the only wild creatures walking the face of this world of ours.
Animals live by instincts; they do what they must to survive, to manage this cruel planet of ours, not to ruthlessly attack their own all with the hopes of obtaining ultimate power and total domination, like some “people” we know.
With that said, I think it is only fair that the adjective wild be used only to describe us, and not our animal counterparts who we share this world with, which is unfortunately for them I might add.
I know this may sound cynical, and even pessimistic, but whether we like it or not it’s the truth and no matter how much we tell ourselves otherwise, it won’t change a thing.
We can fight it, we can keep our rage under control as if we were Bruce Banner attempting to tame the Incredible Hulk, but if the past has taught us anything it is that the rage will eventually win over and there will be nothing but a trail of destruction left in our path.
We the people are the problem, not the solution, regardless of how high and mighty we think we are, or how superior we feel towards other species, and once we learn to accept this the better off we’ll all be because the truth will set you free, as they say.
I don’t want you to think that all hope is lost, because it’s not, I just want you to be aware of our place in the grand scheme of things.
The pedestal on which we feel we stand upon is really nothing more than an empty grave, and if we allow it, it will consume us and bury us alive, and we will suffocate and choke on our own misguided beliefs.
Hopefully these words have humbled you, helped you see that we are not the almighty and that we are not worthy of passing judgment and/or condemning our fellow brothers and sisters.
We are equals, and not just with each other but with all that we share this life with, and we should focus on building things and each other up, and not tearing them apart.
Not one of us is better than anyone else; remember that next time you decide to play king of the mountain and try to tell who you believe are your followers what is and isn’t righteous and/or holy.
If we don’t change things now, there may be no time or chance to do so later, so smarten up people and make this world of ours a better place for everyone involved.