We’re at a critical time in history when the perspective of a narrow, limited scope can do more harm than good. Though, perhaps it’s always been that way, but today, we have the benefit of massive research and analysis, measurement, science, data and information at our disposal. The problem, is the system or philosophy employed, and the consciousness underpinning the methodologies therein.
The armed and police forces may never be completely dismantled or discontinued in our societies. Yet, with every generation, we have the opportunity to make fundamental shifts in the operating mechanisms, underlying values, and practiced paradigms as new men, women, and likely robots and androids enlist or are introduced into the various peacekeeping services, forces, fleets, and organizations.
We are in dire need of the transition from outdated energy and power generation to the limitless and non-polluting “alternatives” that have been available for a century, or more.
Universal basic income is an essential evolution in the societies of industrialized nations; it’s a natural step toward alleviating the citizenry of a persistent, debilitating scarcity mindset. This is evidenced by the increasing awareness of and currently sporadic experimental implementation of it.
In today’s convoluted arena of human experience, most worldly concerns can be reduced to one simple question: who stands to profit?
The war machine trudges on, as the military industry seems always to need more weapons. Big Pharma continues to work on both the cause and effect sides (both profitable) of human physical, psychological, and psychosomatic experiences. They have the biggest advertising budgets, though likely comparable to the oil cartels, and thus concurrently control a lot of airwaves and global media narratives.