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Us vs. Them – The Limits of Humanism in Suisei no Gargantia

vlcsnap-2013-06-10-14h59m37s43Humans are very social creatures. We form groups based on anything we can think of whether it be where we were born, the color of our skin or the beliefs we hold. Unfortunately, these groups tend to be contradictory and hostile towards one another which may be manageable on an individual level, but becomes a wholly different matter when dealing with large segments of the population. This manifests itself in racism, nationalism, sexism and religious intolerance, just to name a few. Continue reading