Although my natural struggle’s to survive,
I have a duty to do more than live;
We humans, as all creatures, seek to thrive,
And to that enterprise I aim to give.
There’s more than looking out for number one:
Our ecosystem’s a community,
Not an arena where a foe’s outdone
But, rightly seen, a place of harmony.
The larger purpose calling on our race
Is ultimately not to demonstrate
Our power to subdue, but show the grace
Of love to others, overcoming hate.
Cooperation and collusion are
The only reasons we have come this far.