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All systems fail ..

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posted on Dec, 31 2014 @ 07:14 AM
They fail due to the human element. Destory humans and these systems mostly succeed.

posted on Dec, 31 2014 @ 10:05 AM
Although not surprising, it is still astonishing to see so many people who view humans as hopelessly broken. If there were any hope we could evolve or adapt, like the precedent set by all life, the hope is squelched and the adaptation prolonged when this is the prevailing view.

There are pockets of history that we'd rather forget, sure, but when did we surrender our entire judgement to these examples and are there no contrary examples in written history? How about pre-history? Large OR small scale examples? Past, present, and more importantly: future, has been prematurely evaluated and the race found wanting? Innovation, insight, power, compassion have somehow been mitigated to hopeless expressions of fancy in the minds of most. I disagree and, like all elements in an ecosystem have a purpose in their niche, the universe has birthed us out of its limitless intelligence.

And we say, "pfff".

If you find no hope in the human race, then you're not looking in the right areas.

posted on Jan, 1 2015 @ 12:16 PM
a reply to: Realtruth

I love the face and expression of the guy who doesn't talk on the right hahaharrr!

posted on Jan, 1 2015 @ 12:20 PM
How utterly miserable the lives of Nihilists must be.

posted on Jan, 1 2015 @ 05:02 PM

originally posted by: Expat888
Monarchies.. fail.. Communism.. fail.. Socialism.. fail .. .. capitolism.. fail.. religion .. fail.. governments.. fail.. leaders.. fail ..

Yet people blindly follow.. cling to.. fight and die over all these failed systems .. why ? what makes any of them worth following much less throwing ones life away for ?

All systems are doomed to fail because people are bad: cheaters, liars, arrogant, selfish, etc. There is no way a system can succeed with people ready to exploit other people.

posted on Jan, 1 2015 @ 05:45 PM
I believe a form of communism with basic rules and a governmental guidance would work. Even for humans. I have thought a lot about this in our ongoing decline. Communism doesn't work by its own though, it needs a morally responsible (not bloated) government additionally. What we don't need however is a money and finance system.

Whenever you invent a "universal" reward or money system it will cause humanity going corrupt, falseness, hypocrites, enrichment of a few, exploitation etc.

Too much to write about the system I thought about, but here some keywords:
We people don't need much to be happy. We need a roof over the head, food and clothes. Later stages include electricity, and warmth in winter. People may be forced to do a minimum amount of work for the community e.g. working on the fields for some food. This might sound like slavery but it really isn't. We have so many people, that everyone could just work 2 hours per day and it's done. If the basic needs are fulfilled for everyone then no one shall be forced to work on something else. Only if he wishes to work on something else he can.
Our current society produces a lot of pointless stupid luxury goods and people are enslaved for producing these obsolete goods. Let's take 1 example: mobile phones. We have thousands of types of mobile phones. No one needs that. It wouldn't matter if we only had 1 phone and this would be upgraded every 5 years with new features (would get for free).
Overall technological progress would be slower, but people would be more relaxed and happier.
Something else however is needed as well - population control - meaning that you need to keep approximately track of birthrates and if overpopulation is estimated, people must accept that they can have only 1 child per couple for one generation or two. Not a big deal. There is much more to talk about, but it's late. Wish a good night for now.

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