Shantih Journal 3.1 - Page 34

how natural selection shaped their defenses and behavior. Our visitors were as sociable and curious as a basketful of kittens. It appears that humanity, now replete with nuclear weapons, has not risen to the level of the skunk. Of course, from an evolutionary standpoint, they’ve had an enormous head start. No matter, I remain an optimist. Although we humans have ups and downs, our trajectory is skyward. E ND 34