To save the world you have to know what is causing the problem. There is one thing destroying the world. Everything else is just a symptom of this one idea.
Society is made up six concentric circles or rings all getting smaller and more enlightened as one moves inward. This is another way to look at enlightening.
First and larger than all of the other rings of society combined are TV watching zombies. They will live and die oblivious to the real world around them.
What is as ubiquitous as air and influences your entire life?
Answer: The Control System.
The Control system is 6,000 to 10,000 years old. It began as the Agricultural Revolution. The Agricultural or Neolithic Revolution has been mislabeled essentially on purpose. If it were correctly titled as the Power Revolution, there would be social unrest.
Democracy has been selected by capitalism as the default political system because it allows for the widest control platform instead of, for example, a monarchy with a single influential family. Democracy allows the most people to participate in the control of the political process. Watching the circus that is this year’s election cycle, we might want to re-consider this sacred cow. Is there a better way?
You can’t complain about traffic or over population if you subscribe to modern society. It’s a sticky wicket to discuss but government and especially western society pay people to have more children.
Civilized people have thoughts today that would never be considered by the previous 99.9% of human generations. I do not mean clever thoughts of science, but the thoughts that prevent civilization from coexisting with nature and living in peace with each other.
What is The Measure of a People? The measure of a people is not:
- How much they build.
- How large their population.
- How great their technology or fine their art.
The measure of a people is: