Humans did not get sick in the way we understand before civilization. So where are all of these diseases coming from?
During this crisis we need calming, confidence, transparency, effectiveness from our leaders and media. What we are getting is pumped fear and the largest robbery in all history.
Image: Man reading a newspaper in Hong Kong. What messages are our leaders giving today?
In the last few weeks of the Coronavirus outbreak, it has become painfully obvious that the society we have been building for generations is basically a failure. Society is not resilient to shock, nor healthy for humans or our relations. What would a healthy society look like?
Something about this Coronavirus, its effects, timing, government responses, media focus, public reaction does not add up. We also won’t forget the latest Coronavirus prevention tips and symptoms compared to a cold and the flu. Here is some good news too.
The invasion of the Americas began in 1492 when the slave-trader Columbus was found lost at sea by the friendly Arawak peoples. Waves of indifferent invaders brought disease, invasive species and toxic memes. So much of wild America has been destroyed that the Arawak could not recognize it today. It is time to honor the Indigenous peoples who tended the wildlands we enjoy today.
The Control System began 6,000 to 10,000 years ago as the Agricultural Revolution. Today, the control system is as ubiquitous as the air we breath and is responsible for the structure of society today.
The larger our population and, ironically, the more information we have, the further the democracy seems to degenerate. Social media echo chambers are polarizing and dumbing-down our electorate. News has become propaganda. Being right at the expense of public benefit has become the norm. What is the state of American democracy?