posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 10:27 PM
Now with the intention to derail the ebb and flow
We [conservative vs progressive?] hit walls on issues like changing the foundation of the food industry and healthcare and energy and transportation,
funding space programs, et cetera. These things [wind solar, high speed transit, etc] have too much initial cost. Perhaps even costs that won't be
recovered. So we oppose it. The problem I see with this is that we are valuing our
current well-being over the well-being of Humankind…all of
Humankind, and all of Humankind tomorrow
. There is no doubt negative repercussions to these kinds of radical changes and or allocating a high
amount of funding to them. Does it outweigh the negative repercussions in the grand scheme of things when you factor in the well-being of our children
and children's children? Imagine our children taking the same conservative argument against these familiar 'progressive' propositions. Ad infinitum.
Generations later our great great grandchildren arguing it would cost too much to switch to more efficient and cleaner energy or exploring
That's a frightening prospect to me..
My progressive paradise would be one that recognizes our World isn't ideal and intrinsic to that is the acknowledgment there is a road and it is
forward. Progressively forward. By embracing and nourishing technology. It would be one that recognizes the tremendous merit of technology and
realizing there is no good reason to think it's less true now then it was before with how beneficial advancing it will be for society. And not
stunting its growth with concern only for ones immediate self or immediate family. My progressive paradise would think globally and would always think
about the well-being of people that are not yet born.
~Lucid Lunacy not a democrat.
edit on 4-1-2014 by Lucid Lunacy because: (no reason given)