Yes it does and this is very important. The right diagnosis is half the cure! After all, while we are trying to prevent, treat the Coronavirus infection we really need to diagnose and start treating the much greater problem, the true “deadly virus”: our own inherently selfish, hateful, greedy egos. It is our own nature … More Is this pandemic really revealing the dark side of our humanity (hording goods, xenophobia, etc.)?
I think the virus outbreak shows us a brutally honest mirror, that our proud, modern Human society is already collapsed. In this age, with all our technology, amassed knowledge we were all found with it pants down. There is absolutely no leadership, expertise, each government, leader acts accusing to their gut instincts. Even in Europe … More How far from collapse is society as we know it based on our reaction to COVID-19?
Well it seems the Chinese managed to contain the virus with reasonably short time although we still don’t know the natural course of the outbreak. But in general coercion, forcing people to comply doesn’t work, as people instinctively rebel. Moreover for such draconian restrictions to be effective people would need to trust their leaders, and … More Should individual freedom be reasonably suspended and retargeted during moments of crisis?
I think we all remember the famous scene from the movie “Matrix”, Agent Smith disclosing to Morpheus his revelation that Humans are actually a form of a virus destroying the planet and themselves as cancer! Now when we are watching how our modern society is consuming everything around it, how in our reactions to the … More Which virus needs urgent treatment, Covid-19, or the “Human virus
Question: What are the implications of positing that what is “good/bad” is not valid at the level of individuals but instead must be assessed at the level of what is good/bad at the society or gene-line level? Answer: This is an extremely important question our collective Human survival depends upon! By default – fueled by … More Systemic Instead Of Individual Calculations
Question: How can we save the world before it gets too late? Answer: We can’t save the world before we fully understand what’s wrong with it. And finally it seems that we started to understand that there is nothing that could be achieved with political, economic, social or military means, since the root problem for … More Saving The World By Changing Ourselves
Question: How many people “pull the strings” of the world? Answer: Whether we want it or not, whether we are aware of it or not, we are all pulling the strings, not only those obvious “leaders”, “influencers”. As we evolved into a fully integrated, interdependent system, the so called “butterfly effect” world with full force, … More Bound By The “Butterfly Effect”