Enlightenment is to see the world and life as it truly is vs. how civilization has constructed it. […]
Our weaknesses is our strength. We are wrong when we think we are right. Our brains are too large. The executive center overrides the natural.
You will find many a member of the Abrahamic cult known as Christianity who promote their religion to others. You will find a few brave souls who devote their lives to alleviating the suffering of the poor. But they they are not wise enough to treat the cause of the poverty nor cherish the home their god gave them.
Telling someone that greenhouse gasses are not the main driver of climate change is like telling someone in the Middle Ages that the world is round.
We can downsize, recycle and homestead all we want but consumption, population growth and environmental loss will continue. The efforts of activists, NGOs and well meaning leaders are not reversing human impact. So what is the answer?