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Are Human Beings a part of Nature?

It is often a question for intelligent creatures, that if they themselves are a part of nature or the controller of nature. This question has taken men into surprising conclusions throughout the history. The evolution of religion, philosophies and even modern ethics is a part in the quest of that question.

In search of an answer for this, we may end up in contradictory conclusions. First, if we are a part of nature then, we need to justify every act of ourselves including pollution, unscientific use of natural resources and everything which is considered destructive today because of our artificial indulgences. At the same time, if we consider ourselves not a part of nature, then we have to admit that we have a certain amount of control which others don't, which simply means that we are unnatural, or perhaps supernatural, whatever you may call it.

But as a student In the Quest of Truth I must not break its basic rule of being 'Natural'. On the same context I had earlier wr…