100 word story: More Heat Than Light

But perhaps the strangest species we observed was the smugly self-styled Homo Sapiens whose unfortunate belief that they had been created wise meant that they could never learn from their mistakes because they would never admit to one another that they had made any. Too late they discovered the universal principle of evolution with its central idea of mutual metamorphosis and so continued to reject humble collaboration in favour of boastful individualism. Once a year they set off fireworks to celebrate the curiously Hopeful wishes they all shared for a brighter future but even this turned into a bragging contest.

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8 thoughts on “100 word story: More Heat Than Light

  1. An amazing post – evocative and beautifully written. Thanks for sharing and for all your support on my blog in 2016. Wishing you a wonderful 2017!

    If you have a minute, it would mean a lot if you could check out my β€œDear 2016” composition and critique it. If you have a YouTube account, please feel free to comment on the video too – youtu.be/MSDSG9I4J5Y

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