Are we still?

I was painting something totally not important, when too may thoughts came to my mind. But this question was the loudest: are we still human beings?

I mean really? Are we?

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Because I start to have doubts. And when in doubts, I go to a dictionary.

“noun
1. any individual of the genus Homo, especially a member of the species Homo sapiens.
2. a person, especially as distinguished from other animals or as representing the human species”
So… when it comes to Homo sapiens sapiens, are we still them? Even if not, we are still human beings. But what the heck does it mean? Being nice, waving to neighbors, moving your lawn in front of a white, picket fence? Because we still do it, at least some of us, but when it comes to thinking, to using minds…
… we suck!
I found this page and started to have doubts. Because as them, we should be so much more, do so much more, be able to develop abilities. One of polish writers Stanisław Lem said once… ages ago, that in a future we will be small corpses with huge heads, amazing brains which will make our bodies a bit more not important. 20 years ago, wait 30 years ago as a kid I thought so too. That knowledge is the most important stuff, that this makes us Homo sapiens sapiens, but now…
We are Homo sapiens biologically, anthropologically… but the second sapiens, I am not sure, not anymore.
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