Humans: Mammals or Virus?

770 Words Feb 16th, 2018 3 Pages
Humans move to an area and multiply until every natural resource is consumed. The only way to survive is to spread to another area and repeat the process. There is another organism on this planet that follows the same pattern, a virus. (Matrix films, Agent Smith) The human race is a doomed species. The human race reached a peak of intelligence more than twenty thousand years ago: now we’re slowly losing the intelligence we once had. Humans have evolved to live in a society rather than fending for themselves. Humans became reliant on one another and lazier for our own survival; we became less reliant on our skills and intelligence that our ancestors once favored. Having to be smart to deal with probable dangers or find food has pretty much disappeared; the need to be intelligent is fading. Modern humans can meet most of their daily needs without ever having to use their brain power. Over the past twenty thousand years, the average male brain has decreased from 1,500 cubic centimeters to 1,350 cc, losing a chunk the size of a tennis ball: The female brain has lost about the same portion. Scientists argue if the human brain is enhancing in intelligence or is becoming dumber. Some scientists do believe we are becoming dumber, but so slowly no one can see it happening. Then other scientists believe that our brain is…
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