When rabbits first appeared on the planet of Eastfalia, all were in awe of their majestic beauty. Whenever a rabbit was sighted, all the animals, including the local humans, would stare in reverence of the furry creature. A few would adoringly pet the rabbit, …show more content…
Fearing the jaws of death, the rabbits sought refuge with the humans and their domesticized pets. At first the dog and cats welcomed the rabbits with open arms, dazzled at their beauty, but the rabbits grew jealous that any other creature would receive more attention than them. So, once more they manipulated the humans to turn against those with less beauty against them.
“We are more beautiful than dogs or cats,” the rabbits declared. “They are ugly creatures.” In consequence, millions of dogs and cats were thrown out from the warm homes into the jarring cold of winter So many died, that as a result carbon dioxide levels on Eastfalia dropped.
On the planet earth, where carbon dioxide levels are increasing due to climate change, we asked UChicago students if Earth has any parallel situations to the current one on Eastfalia. The students produced several answers. Some said that the struggle is reminiscent of how the wealthy get richer, and the poorer get poorer. Others said the struggle reminded them of how advertisements portraying unrealistic standards has caused much strife. When we asked whether the rabbits were evil, one student produced a particularly interesting answer which we have printed