Something about this Coronavirus does not add up: its spread, timing, government responses, competition, fear, profiteering, obsession.
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?
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 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?
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.
All animals, from humans to Pavlov’s Dogs, download an operating system. The key is which operating system to you run. Understanding this programming is key to what it will take to improving society and literally saving the world. The most dangerous thing in the universe is a sentient mind on civilization.
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.