What are the weirdest things people are trying to do to prevent the coronavirus?

The weirdest thing is the total disconnection between people, countries, everybody trying to save themselves alone, it even at the expense of others. This is exactly the opposite of what we should be doing! I mean I understand the isolation precautions, but the total lack of mutual communication, mutual coordination at a time of a … More What are the weirdest things people are trying to do to prevent the coronavirus?

Should individual freedom be reasonably suspended and retargeted during moments of crisis?

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?

Do you think society will return closer together after this international quarantine?

I think this is the logical outcome, and since we are overall an intelligent species, with a unique mind capable of critical self-assessment, initiating self-change when necessary, there is a very good chance that the final outcome of the virus outbreak will be positive, revolutionary! I think there is already an overwhelming awakening “from below”, … More Do you think society will return closer together after this international quarantine?

What are some harsh but true facts that will come to light as a result of the COVID-19?

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?

Perfect Contentment

Question: What is your philosophy of contentment? Answer: When we look at Nature’s fully integrated, closed systems – like our biological body for example – contentment is twofold. On one hand each cell, organ needs is own “contentment”, fulfillment (inner contentment), but at the same time each cell, organ also had to be in complete … More Perfect Contentment

Collective Logic, Collective Intelligence

Question: Can humanity function as a completely logical species or does our innate need for self-satisfaction prevent us? Answer: This is a crucial question which will determine the future of Humanity. At the moment we are not a “logical, intelligent” species, as we all act individually, selfishly, instinctively through an egocentric “pleasure/pain” software. Moreover most … More Collective Logic, Collective Intelligence

Self-Destructive Individualism

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