Think humans invented drawing and quartering? Think again.

Lest you remain under the continued and pernicious delusion that humans are anything other than ex-post rationalising animals, please enjoy this modest example of a team of black ants drawing and quarteringi a red ant as counter-example. In the ongoing civil war to take over my lawn, this is what it takes to make it to the top. For all of its wonders, glories, and beauties, the world is still a fundamentally hostile place.ii Don’t like it ? Get on dat blue ocean strategy, fam.

Drawn and quartered


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  1. As humans are wont to do…

    draw and quarter medieval edition

  2. Even “safety” isn’t always what it seems. Particularly when fiat banks are involved.

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