The long term
Humans focus too much on the short term.
We don’t fully think the implications of our actions.
While our brains could have a hard time foreseeing the implications of our actions in the next millennia, they can probably foresee their implications in the next century. And we have built tools that may help us overcome that limit.
We know that destroying out planet wouldn’t be wise. We know that reducing the quality of our DNA using toxics and radiation wouldn’t be wise. We know that letting governments control us wouldn’t be wise.
But all that it’s happening. And over multiple generations. Yet we seem to care about a bunch of other ridiculous stuff.
We have the power to impact, to question old constructions, to challenge the status quo. But, as with any desire, it seems to disappear once you have the means to make it a reality.
Some people think I’m crazy for taking risks.
But risking is
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