Even more scholars see cultures as a kind of mental parasite, with human as its unwitting host. As long as the hosts live long enough to pass along the parasite, it cares little about the condition of its host.
There’s no basis for thinking that the most successful cultures in history are necessarily the best ones for Homo Sapiens. Like evolution, history disregards the happiness of individual organisms.
Y. N. Harrari “Sapiens. A Brief History of Humankind”
Marvelous book! So many revelations and changes of perception!
We’re so insignificant, we’re just another species of mammals for the history of the Earth and the evolution. But we think of ourselves as the rulers of the world, sometimes equal to God (whatever or whoever it is). No, we often believe we are Gods. But Homo Sapiens have been on this planet much shorter time than any other species of Homo, not talking about other animals and plants. And we cling to our cultures, to our beliefs as if we create it as if it is one of the most important things in life.
For me personally, culture is just another entertaining story and i love stories!