A Trespass of Swine

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Considerations of humanity and hogritude, because an insufficiency of pigs is one of the great faults of all that the gods have made manifest to man.

Collective abandonment of ambition

Ambition seems a restless and solitary endeavor, stern, designing, pitiless and totally self-serving. Your potential only realized by solitary accomplishment, fingers stretched towards the next appealing enchantment of rank or fame or power.

abandonment of ambition

Pigs and humans share this common trait – while a single hog or sow will often seem ambitious, and delve into all manner of industry and deviousness, put several of those swine in a group and the momentum of ambition changes. Even in the most inspiring circumstances or setting, the only thing upon which you can depend, after some brief period of initiative, is the group’s collective abandonment of large ambitions.

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