The fallacy of goodness

Chaos and power is the normal state of being. To those of us who have survived our own inclinations in the process of growing wisdom, it can be easy to look at those living by their urges and short term gains and wonder how things could have ever got that way. How could they have devolved or descended into the chaos that is now their life? This belief is a fallacy.

There was no descent, the problem is that instead there was no ascent. There was no growing, no wisdom gained, nothing moving from childhood to adulthood. Some people get stuck in growth and wisdom and live forever as…