Is this the world you want to live in?
Go to your favorite news source – online, Facebooked, combined newsfeed, newspaper, magazine, podcast, whatever – and what is your gut reaction? If you are like the majority of people in our country and around the world, it’s probably safe to say that human society is in sad shape, and perhaps coming to a dangerously critical crossroads.
If you are under 40 years of age, there is a good chance you are really pissed off that big money interests seem to be interested only in their quarterly reports and stock options rather than bequeathing a livable planet to future generations. You may be wondering if there are going to be any jobs that increase livability rather than scorch and strip the earth. You may be totally disgusted with what passes for religion in so much of our society. If you are Black, you are probably sick and tired of being arrested, questioned, pulled over, and shot at for just trying to exist while Black. Has some righteous white person phoned the police on you for breathing in their privileged airspace? You may wonder if You may even be wondering if all those post-Apocalyptic dystopian movies and books just might not become reality in your lifetime?
Maybe you, like me, are wondering if there might be some way to get off this runaway train of corporate greed, religious hypocrisy, white supremacy, environmental destruction, gender suppression, racial profiling, sexual harassment and abuse. Maybe you, like me, have come to think that our world, our society, our humankind has become infected with all sorts of viruses and malware that have seized control of our social operating systems. Maybe you, like me, would like to ctrl-alt-del the whole thing, and start over. Or better yet, download a better operating system entirely.
The world needs a new Life Operating System.
Human beings - you, me, every person on the face of the earth - need a new Life Operating System if we want to have a future worth living in.
In order to create a world in which we all can live, we need to change our outlook, our belief systems, our economic systems, and our cultural systems.
It's time to Reboot!