Mudmarine in the comments to this post asks a very good question:
What is the 'root' of all evil. How do we identify and then nullify the root core and source of the bullshit. Is there any hope of doing such a thing. Is it always going to be the 'big dog' syndrome?my answer to him:
The desire to be the alpha male is strong to the point of murder.
It must be civilized.
We want to limit the power of the alpha male and make succession possible without murder or war.
The system we have here in America has served tolerably well.