Rust could be seen as a microcosm of Earth.
Violence begets violence.
Can’t we be friendly towards each other?
Yes, I know it would make for a boring game. There is a lot of anger in the forums and I am beginning to see parallels between Rust world and our World. I have played many games over the years and this game has really grabbed my interest. The way you can talk to and interact with strangers and the sandboxiness of it does help create a sense of reality.
I am enjoying Rust a hell of a lot (I have a growing number of players in my posse) and look forward to the evolution of the game.