Book: Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit
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First, species should never eliminate their competitions, which Takers do. A species may defend itself when it feels threatened, but never kill for the sake of it. Second, a species must not systematically destroy the food source of competitors in order to make room for its own food. Third, a species must not deny its competitors access to food, unless it needs that food for survival. In the wild, species protect only their own food supply, and do not bother with those of their competitors. The Takers break both of these laws, under the premise that they own the entire planet. Finally, a species should not store food. The narrator posits that animals in the wild do not do this, while Takers do.