But I understand what Darius is going through, I understand what that brother is going through in the sense of "revenge", you know?This jumped out to me, I've been trying to better express my idea of morality as an emergent property, not one that needs to be set by a divine, out-of-the-system supernatural agent...
"Anything to feel good."
And a lot of us the only way we know to feel good is to get revenge on somebody else. And I'm here to tell you... it DO feel good.
Oh my god, revenge feel good. I ain't saying it's full of NUTRIENTS... it ain't gonna help you in the long run, but in the short run it feels GOOD to get a little revenge on somebody sometimes.
'Cause revenge.. that's an impulse we learn at an EARLY age. We learn revenge early. It's not taught, it's something that's just in us because you see someone who got away with something, and they ain't got their thump behind their ear yet, and you got to make the world right.