During the COVID crisis we need confidence, transparency, effectiveness from our leaders and media. Why is the stock market being pumped for the 1% while unemployment runs out? Where has $50 trillion gone over the last few decades? What is being revealed?
Image: Man reading a newspaper in Hong Kong. What messages are our leaders giving today?
What if we could predict the future to know what is best for our children and grandchildren? Would we act on what we know?
Something about this Coronavirus does not add up: its spread, timing, government responses, competition, fear, profiteering, obsession.
There is no redeeming value to civilization. Let the house of cards fall and rebuild for eternity.
What are we learning by sheltering in place and watching the pandemic of the century develop around the world?
Humans did not get sick in the way we understand before civilization. So where are all of these diseases coming from?
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?
Nature evolves to fill a gap or overcome a challenge. Sustainability dictates that nature does not over-evolve. However, human language and reasoning capacity is probably 10x over-evolved than is necessary to find food, mate and survive. What problem was the human brain evolved to solve? What is this power that has been created? What is the danger?
Diet plays a huge role in our health as well as the health of our planet. One can’t be a world saver eating meat, eggs, dairy or fish. If we are not honest with ourselves, we are going to cook our children’s goose, literally.
This is dedicated to my daughter Bridget, who walked out of her high school class today to protest government inaction on climate change. Many of our problems, including climate change, can only be solved with one-child families.