The main difference between human and the rest of the animal kingdom is, symbolism. We're the only creatures that symbolize. We give meaning to the inanimate. Money is just paper, a statue is just wood, a flag is just a cloth, a country has imaginary lines, and the sunset is just the sun going beyond what you can see, yet it gives us life, a purpose, meanings. It makes us and breaks us. We die for meanings; borders, money, statues, art. Art is feelings. And meanings make us human.
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