posted on Mar, 15 2008 @ 03:53 PM
in response to the OP, if you want to change this country you need to change peoples minds. one way to achieve this would be a complete overhaul of
the education system, IMO that would be a good start.
establish a system that rewarded individual strengths and did away with competitive merit.
Uniforms might be a good way to establish comradery and team work, and to minimize social competition.
A tougher ciriculum that focuses on challenging students with real world problems applying their knowlegde to everyday situations.
Math= finances, construction, algorithms, design, inventory, auditing, accounting, etc.
Histroy= paradigms, justice, social psychology, critical thinking, government operation, civic duties, philosophy, etc.
Science= farming, navigation, mechanics, efficiency, chemistry, survival, etc.
Arts= expression, creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, entertainment, etc.
Physical Training= health, physical development, teamwork, self defense, discipline, etc.
Reading/ Writing= effective communication, creativity, language skills, etc.
Ultimately all people should be taught to be able to function as an individual in a society of socially responsible individuals. Basic human rights
should be ingrained into every persons mind and also an ability to question the established institutions.
We can evolve but we must be taught. Through proper education we could instill in others a sense of teamwork and community. it is the animal nature in
humans to compete with eachother and to slit eachothers throats to look out for our own.
however we can evolve beyond that and become so much more.
I believe there are many animals at the top that want to keep us stupid, lazy and fighting with eachother so they can maintain there hold on power.
We need to get off all fours and quit eating the scraps from the table and to standup on two feet, to speak with one voice and demand a seat at the
[edit on 15-3-2008 by uselessdegenerate]