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Ball 1
Abby Ball
Mrs. Adler
English 101
30 August 2014 It is not the desire to harm, but a harmful desire for self-improvement that will lead to the downfall of mankind. We, as humans, observe something appealing and have an overwhelming urge to seize. Our longing for power, as well as property, has left devastation and destruction as the trail of bread crumbs leading directly to humans as the culprit. No other animal is as entitled or greedy as humans. Whether it is land or possessions we take, nothing is off limits for us to arrogate.
Territory is our most habitual subject for piracy, nearly every inch of humanly populated terrain has been captivated by the hands of the selfish. By apprehending the region we are ousting the previous inhabitants, many of whom have nowhere in which to relocate. Those unable to readjust to their new surroundings parish, along with those too impuissant to relinquish their familiar dwellings. After we claim ownership of the land we mistreat it, act surprised when the area becomes polluted or barren and often will abandon the previously advantageous province. Our disregard for what we have taken is insulting to those we forced to migrate and or killed in order to obtain more property.
Though we seldom admit it, we are kleptomaniacs which is why so many of us shoplift or burgle. No one will notice so why not just take it? Many of us do, without any consideration towards those whom we burglarize. Some of us steal things because we want to own the item(s) and some of us steal to sell the item(s) for a quick buck. What we did is not really wrong, it hardly affects anyone.
Denial is our primary defense mechanism. Often juvenile delinquents will utter the phrase, "Deny! Deny! Deny!” We deny our action or that our action had negative consequences, both out loud and to ourselves. We use denial to

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