This xkcd comic counsels against anthropomorphizing nature.

Because, really: by any standard of sentient-species morality and/or ethics nature is just plain awful.

Mind you, this guy is (reluctantly) calling BS on the XKCD strip in question.  He says that the strip anthropomorphizes science, instead; and as God is my witness I didn’t see that until after I wrote the title to my post.

Moe Lane