Greed and selfishness are destroying the planet. The rich are getting richer and the poor are left behind. Business as usually is consuming fossil fuel at accelerating rates, poisoning our air, our water, and our land. Greed is aggressive selfishness, without concern for life on this planet. Unimaginable numbers of animals, large and small, are dying by fire in the massive bush fires in Australia, and many fish and whales are dying from massive amounts of plastic polluting the oceans. This is happening in large part due to global warming and greed. Big business and big government don’t seem to care. Everything and everyone are intricately interconnected in myriad seen and unseen ways. These interconnections are bonds. They unite us as relatives. Are we taking good care of our relatives? It seems we are going backwards, at least according to the news. Let’s do an about face, and propel love and compassion to go viral.
‘WE and THEM’
‘WE and THEM’ is the source of all our problems. In and out groups create unhealthy competition, leading to aggression. On the national level to discrimination and exclusion in employment, housing, and opportunity. On the […]
We are visitors
Our visit to this planet is short, so we should use our time meaningfully, which we can do by helping others wherever possible. And if we cannot help others, at least we should try not […]
It is easy to lose hope
It is easy to lose hope these days. The worse sides of us seem rampant. Selfishness and greed seem to have eclipsed love and compassion. Yet where there is strife and hardship, someone always comes […]