The Lowest Animal

Satirizes what?
Human race based on “reverse” of Darwin’s Theory of Evolution

Twain argues Evolution insults whom?
Animals

What examples are given for Greed?
Earl vs anaconda; squirrels, bees, birds

What examples are given for Sexism?
Rooster’s harem

Examples given for Cruelty?
Cats and torture

Examples of Vulgarity/Indecency?
Aware of nakedness

Examples of Warfare?
Conquest of territory

What does he say about Patriotism?
It divides us

What does it say about man’s ability to “reason”?
That we are actually simple and foolish.

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