House-training sabre-toothed tigers: a short-lived business plan

Context-free Friday: deep and primal instinct

M. J. Magee - Friday, the 4th of November, 2016
There is something in the human nature - some deep, primal instinct, some knowledge from the cave times - that sees something dangerous and repulses at it.

It's what has helped mankind survived, stopped them trying to house-train sabre-toothed tigers, stopped them putting poisonous things in their mouths.

Cuthbert wasn't certain the hideous pink lamp could be considered dangerous - unless it was to good taste and housekeeping - but it was definitely repulsive. He had no desire whatsoever to put it in his mouth.
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