Political Delusion?

Why do we care about greatness?

WIkipedia has a page [Link] on people so designated.

If one review this list one finds almost all are called “Great” not for being good or kind or helping others, but for conquering lots of ground mostly by killing large numbers of their own and conquered peoples, just simply by killing and/or torturing lots of people, or being a tyrannical ruler.

Is this what we want to be?

If so, then let’s just fire off the nuclear arsenal and kill everyone on the planet either directly or in the radioactive nuclear winter that follows.