Someone said :
exactly. Nature is in fact selfish and organisms suffer because of it's natural urges to reproduce and survive.
This is sooo true.
It pisses me off when right-wing conservative reactionaries start harping back to 'nature' and to the 'natural order of things'
2 points come out of this.
1] Humans live in culture, not in nature. Humans wouldn't survive too long in nature. Nature is cruel and humans have had to conquer nature to survive on this planet.
2] Because we can only ever communicate through language [be it spoken, written or in modern times, visual] - well, language itself is a cultural construct. Therefore how we imagine and communicate this mythical 'natural order' is totally constructed within itself.
We're not all Bear Grylls [or whatever his name is] I wouldn't fancy my chances out in 'nature' for very long. I mean, do they have sky plus out in nature? And who would make the tea?