We are in an interesting situation. The media, which has become the symbol of our artificial, fake, hysterical, self-serving Human society, might have put the last nail in their own coffin with their predictable coverage. Many – experts and laymen alike – could argue that the worldwide reaction to the Coronavirus outbreak is still out … More What has gotten lost in the media noise around COVID-19?
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 would like to copy here another answer given to the same question: “That we are all connected, biologically and economically, and the risk to the weakest is everyone’s hazard. We need to ensure adequate health care and physical well-being for everyone in a society.” I also think that this is the harshest and truest … More What are some harsh but true facts that will come to light as a result of the COVID-19?
Question: Why do younger generations insist that socialism is a better system than capitalism? Answer: Because they do not remember what socialism looked like, most people in the West never lived in socialism. All they see is that capitalism does not work, so they think we should try its “opposite”. But none of our “isms”, … More The Failure Of “Isms”
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: Does it make sense to have children in a world that seems to run towards an abyss? Answer: I fully agree with you. It seems we are helplessly sleepwalking towards a “mutually assured self-destruction” which can be triggered from multiple reasons in multiple locations. In this situation it seems absolutely cruel to bring children … More Educating Human Children
Question: If you could eliminate one mainstream Western ideology/movement, what would it be? Answer: Probably individualism. In a globally integrated, fully interdependent world the unfounded belief that we are separated individuals is harmful, extremely dangerous. It makes us behave like cells, organs that were separated from the body and they believe they can exist in … More Self-Destructive Individualism
Question: Do you think our generation is going in the right direction? Answer: No, and even quite a few previous generations didn’t either. We are actually going in a very bad direction, towards self-destruction as a result of our inherently selfish, egoistic, excessively consuming “cancer-like” nature. And while Humanity has been behaving “badly” through many … More The Misguided Generation
Question: How close are we to uniting Earth? Answer: Although on the surface it looks as if uniting the world would be impossible, we are actually very close. As they say it is the darkest before dawn. Our inherently selfish, egocentric, subjective and individualistic nature would never let us unite, unless feeling that without accepting … More So Far, Still So Close To Global Unity…
Question: Do you think the world will be a better place in 2020? If so, why? Answer: Probably not. It still has to get a bit worse before it will get better. We really need to feel an imminent catastrophe, the real prospect of self-destruction before we accept the need for change. At the moment … More Through Suffering, Our Consciously?!