They live forever. But many of them are even more lonely and miserable than we are. Why do you think they bother with us? We teach them life's value.
We can never be gods, after all--but we can become something less than human with frightening ease.
It is blasphemy to separate oneself from the earth and look down on it like a god. It is more than blasphemy; it is dangerous. We can never be gods, after all - but we can become something less than human with frightening ease.