Islam and all other religious groups would have to say "a healthy society is more important than our rules", or else they cannot expect to live in the same area as those who believe that healthy society is the most important. They can believe what they want, but the rules of society must provide the… Continue reading Discussions on what a truly Multi-Cultural Society would look like.
Category: Social Change in the 21st century
Forming A New Society – utilizing North American Native concepts
In this set of posts, we will consider a "from scratch" concept of how Society might work. The reason for starting from scratch, is to allow a whole fresh set of ideas to enter the room, without feeling the necessity to "fit into" of "fix" or "alter" or "add onto" an existing system, allowing all… Continue reading Forming A New Society – utilizing North American Native concepts
What does it mean to be a human in society ?
Individual Rights vs Functional Society I start with this quote, because it speaks of a downward spiral from humans living ethically in society, to living by our animal instincts. So we could say that human society is at the top end of this, and animal instincts are at the bottom.This quote form Dostoevsky rings bells… Continue reading What does it mean to be a human in society ?
There is room for all people of all ideologies,beliefs and ethnicities to live together ... but each of us needs to learn that we must respect the others and limit our opinions and rules, at living our own lives in cooperation with society. This is what society means: the rules protect me from you, but… Continue reading NEWS FLASH:
A new framework for Democracy
"If we wish to live in a multi-cultural, multi-belief system, multi-ideology society,perhaps our leadership model needs to change to reflect all the various groups being given a representative to vote for them, instead of a one leader, multi-party system? i.e. A Council coming to multi-partisan decisions. It might help to stop us from the tendency… Continue reading A new framework for Democracy
Why do we humans wish to live in groups? What Social set of rules can work in a group?
Here are a set of statements that in my estimation, make up the logic of the "WHY" of social rules: 1) The definition of RULES OF A SOCIETY: A set of rules which protects its members, and allows groups of folks to live together, w/o harming each other. A society can only work if all… Continue reading Why do we humans wish to live in groups? What Social set of rules can work in a group?
Turning to extremism:What has caused the humans of the 21st century to be so angry:
i am wondering if the message needed by everyone in the 21st century should be:"Human suffering is caused by a lack of satisfaction with the way life is treating me".(Disappointment with circumstances, anger at mistreatment, etc.)and"Human suffering stops by letting go of our resentment and bitterness with the way life is treating me" It seems… Continue reading Turning to extremism:What has caused the humans of the 21st century to be so angry:
Extremism vs. World Peace
"Until we learn that this one awesome, experience-able, but beyond human comprehension Reality, viewed from myriad perspectives, is what we are ALL pointing at, we will suffer from the extremist divisions we have faced throughout history." Everyone should have their own views. That is very healthy to use ones own 5 sense and mind, to… Continue reading Extremism vs. World Peace
Natural Law and Societal Law
i have been struggling for quite some time with the question of how a set of laws could be set up that could govern all of humankind justly and fairly. Natural Law which governs all living beings, must be tempered with the social concepts which have been evolved by humankind. There is no question that… Continue reading Natural Law and Societal Law
Why Only the Worldview “Reality” can save humankind – Part 2
So, what would this "Reality" social system look like?NOTES HERE - but there are issues already revealing themselves, in how this might work...which have made me doubt, that without the type of system which western folks hate, some form of totalitarian system, there is no way to re-work the system which rises above the mess… Continue reading Why Only the Worldview “Reality” can save humankind – Part 2