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Originally posted by Zepherian
My personal take is that things could be going better, if we make the right choices, but it depends a lot on what happens in the short term. I see our times as a phase shift, a fractal phenomenon in the political timeline of great instability that precedes a time of long term stability. Whether it will be good stability or a bad stability, ie, democracy or opression, is still caught up in the short term instability.
I am optimist though, these are interesting times full of possibility.
I find it ironic that so many need to read what they think and believe in a book or magazine or hear it on the news;
that what is right and wrong is not a something we each know in our own minds and hearts but depends upon what the MOB...