227 – Where is Humanity Headed?

What would happen to us, to the way we understand what we are, to the way we want our future to be, if we could see the direction we are taking from a wider perspective, a perspective that encompasses all of us on Earth?

We would see a world where human life is a commodity that can be discarded without consequences.

Where lies are accepted as Truth.

Where the Law is bent on subjugating the vulnerable and protecting the powerful and the rich.

Where the purpose of Government is to curtail Freedoms.

Where Justice is monetized.

Where the purpose of dominant economic-political paradigms is to make the rich richer and corporations untouchable.

Where Racism and Hate are tools to keep us divided and at each other’s throats.

Where the boundless reach of the Human Mind is confined to serving the greed of the powerful.

Where learning what we are in the scheme of Nature is nonexistent in educational curriculums.

Where Education is sold to the perpetrators of destructive economic and political ideologies.

Where youth is constantly besieged with images of violence, destruction, and bleak visions of the future.

Where the livelihood of myriad species, including our own, is threatened by increasing levels of destruction.

Where technology is geared not to help us understand each other, but to spy on each other.

Where disconnect from reality, obscene inequality, coldblooded avarice, and torturing unhappiness with the status quo fuel the devastating rates of opioid and drug abuse.

Where millions are displaced and forced to migrate by political or religious invasions, cruelty, oppression, despotism, war crime, poverty, into lands where they are despised.

Where the vision the future offers is not of a better world, but of a world where there is ever greater suffering and injustice.

Is this the world we want?

Revised January 2022

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