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The world is going to shit... and here is proof.
The World is
Going to Shits (by the numbers)
The world is going to shit... and here is proof. Read on
Just look at those numbers go!
The most astonishing and chilling
stats include, oil pumped, number of abortions, number of forest
hectares lost, the earth's temperature rising and the number of
species extinct. More people die from suicide than all violence and
war combined. Yet, we spend most our time & resources
sensationalizing war & violence.
This is an indication of the playing-God mentality
of today's people. The number of people dying from
diseases, accidents, etc. is not very startling, since most of it is
self-inflicted by the nature of the social choices we make (with the exception of people in exploited
What is stark, is the fact that we blame to governments
and the big businesses for the world's problems. However, as Plato
said, the external government is a reflection of the collective
individual's internal government. Meaning, that our inner values as individuals and as a group, manifest
themselves in the world around
us. In other words, the external government is simply a reflection
of the internal government of the collective. Let's face it, to the governments we are not people, we are taxpayers. To big
businesses we are not people, we are consumers. Why do they view us
like this? Because WE all view the Earth's resources, forest and nature,
oil, animals and babies as expendable objects used for our own conveniences.
collective ways are so disturbing and we must stop blaming the
government and global conglomerates for everything. It's time to
change ourselves, here and now.
I believe the only way we can
change, is to stop being consumers and to start being contributors. Yes,
we can debate for eons on what the best ways are to accomplish this.
Another long subject with various opinions. Well how about for
starters, just try something simple and let's work on changing our values while
becoming a little more humble. We need to personally start valuing the
Earth's resources, forest and nature, oil, animals and human life
more than money, cars, jobs, happiness, feeling good and having convenience.
Some call this revolutionary change in value, a paradigm shift,
other's call it being radical, and others merely refer to this as being a good respectful
person. Call it what you will, I believe changing your mind is
easier than changing someone else or the whole world to suit
yourself. Thus, it is each one of our individual responsibilities to change what we value.
Then, maybe in turn, collectively our governing internal values will reflect
outwardly on the external government (namely politically &
economically for now). This force governments to comply with our values and see us a people rather than
just voters and taxpayers, and big businesses will see us as
friends and partners rather than consumers.
to popular belief, the easiest thing to change first, is your mind.
Once your values have changed, the world around you will begin to
"A nation of sheep will
beget a government of wolves." Edward R.