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Essay#1_CJ101 - Garrett Mehlberg "All creatures kill...

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Garrett Mehlberg “All creatures kill – there seems to be no exception. But of the whole list man is the only creature that kills for fun; he is the only one that kills in malice; and the only one that kills for revenge.” This quote by Mark Twain is a quote that, to me, is very dark in some ways but very intelligent and even flattering in some aspects. To me the what Mark Twain is trying to convey is that humans are the only creature capable of very intelligent thought and one of the only that every specimen of the species has different instincts. The intelligent part comes from the end when it speaks about revenge and malice. Many other creatures forget very quickly about events or other creatures, where as humans are capable of very immense amounts of memory and can remember things long after they happen. Although many animals have some type of emotion what happens is quickly forgot, as a human we can hold grudges or wrong doings until the day we die and even pass them into other humans. The differentiated
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