Buckminster Fuller once said, “I’m not trying to counsel any of you to do anything really special except dare to think. And to dare to go with the truth. And to dare to really love completely.” I’ll take it a step further and dare you to become unselfish. In world where survival of the fittest is our mission statement, we need to evolve from our selfishness into a more cooperative environment. Selfishness will ultimately be the destruction to our society. The objective in this paper is not to satisfy the reader, it is to make you the reader want more. It is to plant a seed of possibility. One’s sense of possibility of change is directly related to their knowledge. Several years ago I didn’t have the knowledge of what is mentioned in this paper and now that I do, I feel compelled to present it to others because of the time at hand.
What are your convictions? What do you live for? What do you fight for? What charity do you donate to? What non-profit organization do you belong to? These are rhetorical questions accounting for a mutual consensus. Many people want to see some form of change, to contribute to some cause. Whether it is a cause for human, environmental and equal rights, animal cruelty, prison reform, free and fair elections and the list continues. What I am proposing like many advocacy groups like The Zeitgeist Movement, The Venus Project, and the like is a collaborative integrated approach rather then a segregated path.
Let me emphasize that scarcity and income disparity are no friends to peaceful coalition. “Scarcity breeds crime, conflict and anti-social behaviors.”1 So we are at a battle with time to unify and peacefully organize. It all boils down to this, we live in an antiquated obsolete system, an outdated social structure where efficiency, sustainability, human benefit and natural law comes secondary to greed and profit. The common denominator for our unification would be environmental, social and personal interest in conjunction.
Together undivided by parties, classes, ethnicities, nations, barriers and groups we can pivot the narrative from “that’s just the way it is” to “how can we fix it.” Together we can set the standard where it should be in the 21st century[…]Read more "Social Reform"