Deep insights on being human found in a mostly-forgotten gem of 1990s science fiction television.
"Each of us human persons has the ability to stand in judgment over our own desires. Unlike animals, in humans these higher-order wants can and sometimes do win out over baseline feelings and biological drives."
No, I have seen dogs resisting doing bad, and also not resisting and acting guilty afterwards. Higher order animals like dogs have more sophisticated awareness and reasoning ability than most give them credit for. They do know when they have done wrong.
It took me years to stop actively seeking. When I seek, my focus is too tight and I miss countless possibilities. When I refuse to seek, I am open to and often receptive to those possibilities.