- Our complex economy is poised for a forced, painful simplification
- The urgency to prepare for this inevitable Tipping Point
- The actions I’m taking right now in my own life to prepare for this
If you have not yet read Part 1: Overdosing On Crazy Pills, available free to all readers, please click here to read it first.
In the coming years and decades there will be hell to pay for society failing to properly assess the risks and re-align its priorities and activities accordingly.
Collectively, our human nature is sabotaging us. That’s my conclusion after exploring the biological underpinnings, as well as the limitations and realities, of our genetic programming.
Since humans are wired for optimism, and strongly discount the future for the present, then short-term decision making is what we’ll get.
Unfortunately, we need long-term decision making. But because that’s currently ‘out of stock’ in today’s society, you need to do what you can at your own personal level.
As I am fond of saying, when it comes to decision-making, I have great faith in individuals but almost no faith in groups.
People, I trust. Groups, not so much.
The larger the group involved, the more suspect it becomes. I’ll bet the founders of Google had the best of ‘non-evil’ intentions when they began. But now the behemoth is busy spying for the government, helping to weaken and overthrow various foreign governments that are unfriendly to western business interests, and helping to rig domestic elections.
Two guys doing pretty good. Big giant powerful company becomes evil. Stop me if you’ve heard that one before…
So the following steps — which I’m taking myself — are critical to… (Enroll to keep reading)
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