What Is Human Nature? A Dialogue

What is Human Nature?

You tell me.

Is human nature good?

No.

Is human nature bad?

No.

How is that?

Do you expect me to know?

Is there a human nature?

Are humans natural?

Is there such thing as humanity?

What do you think?

Are we human?

Are we not?

Who are we?

Are we not us?

Why do you always answer a question with a question?

Does it annoy you?

Will you stop?

Yes.

Where was I?

You asked about us.

When?

Just now.

Do we exist?

We think.

Can we ask a question?

You just did.

Is there such thing as a question?

If there’s an explanation.

What is a question?

“What” is a question.

What?

This.

Where?

Here.

Why?

Because.

How?

I’ll show you.

Who?

Me.

You?

Yes.

Who are you?

You decide.

Are you not me?

I’m me.

How can you know for sure?

I’m not you.

You’re not me?

But I’m like you.

Why are we alike?

We came from the same.

Where do we come from?

Humanity.

When did we become human?

In the beginning.

Humans?

Us.

Do we have a nature?

Yes.

Is human nature good?

Yes.

Is human nature bad?

Yes.

What is human nature?

To question it.