Seeds Chapter 6 Page 21

crouched position to an adjacent wall he repeats the process to claim a view of the street on another side of the building.

Steve: I think that’s because it was easy to imagine humans as a species that existed as one type of animal. All evolved to the same state as everyone else.

But there were, and are now, degrees of human, ranging from pure animal to highly advanced being. I liked to think of myself, before this happened, as being in the 50-60% range of the spectrum, simply due to my less clouded awareness of the world and how it operated.

But even then I surprised myself with my thoughts and actions, quickly reminding me how I could return to the instincts of the bottom 5% when the need arose.