“Remember,” said the spirit, “this planet made you, and you are very important.”

“Of course,” the human spoke with great pride, “And as the greatest of its creations, surely we are worthy to rule—”

“No," the spirit cut in, "No, you have it all wrong."


"The planet doesn't create anything to rule. All are equally important and all have their purpose."

The human frowned, confused. "Then what’s ours?”

“You’re here to care for all of the others.”


@InvaderXan that's not a fiction story, that's just normal life for indigenous people

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