WE’RE BEASTS OF SELF CONSCIOUSNESS

  1. we’re beasts of
  2. self consciousness
  3. creatures who yearn
  4. for immortality and
  5. we believe what
  6. we want to believe
  7. as we sort through
  8. the balance sheet
  9. of voluntary nonbinding
  10. commitments awed at
  11. the beauty and sublimity
  12. of the chaos and
  13. compromised by the
  14. roiling mystery of
  15. mutually advantageous
  16. image-mongering from
  17. deeply felt religions to
  18. the Jedi dogma binding
  19. the galaxy together
  20. in a network of energy
  21. of every living thing
  22. we’ve left behind
  23. idolizing the natural
  24. world is an obvious way
  25. to express unease
  26. about our hyper
  27. technological society
  28. the only engine big enough
  29. to harm Mother Nature
  30. is Father Greed will
  31. we remember what
  32. it was like?