7 thoughts on “In my lifetime”

  1. 1. A formal and final separation of church and state
    2. A dismantling of the military-industrial complex
    3. An inspired foreign-born Canadian citizen as our PM

  2. Taking a totally different approach to this, I believe the major problems of the world are caused by the weaknesses in the human psyche, so if those weaknesses/shortcomings are resolved (i.e. resolving the source of the problem instead of addressing the symptoms) a lot of those overwhelming world problems would go away. This may seem simplistic but please see end of my 3 for thoughts on simplicity

    So, I would like to see:

    1 – All humans adopting and living the Golden Rule (i.e. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you)

    2 – All humans given the real opportunity and the real responsibility to realize their real full potential

    3 – All humans learn how to truly love and respect themselves

    Some thoughts on simplicity

    “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” ~Leonardo DaVinci

    “Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move in the opposite direction.” Einstein

  3. In my LifeTime

    Mark pinged me on this.
    In my lifetime, I would like to see 3 things happen:

    Everyone felt obliged to whine and kick and scream until everyone has everything they need – Propagandhi not meSometimes I mourn the death of my idealism.

  4. In My Lifetime

    Ive been tagged by Sutha, who was tagged by Leila, on three things Id (most) like to see in my lifetime. (1) Organized religion supporting contraception to help the fight against AIDS in Africa. (2) a cure for cancer – I have one in par…

  5. In My Lifetime

    Leila pinged me on this, and Im taking a moment out to consider the big questions. Free license for idealism
    In my lifetime, I would like to see 3 things happen:
    1. A successful transition from the Age of Oil to the Age of Sustainable D…

  6. Find meaning through participatory education?

    In the spirit of Jane Jacobs and the In My Lifetime meme, I thought I would highlight the issue of education. In the last book she published before her death, the cautionary Dark Age Ahead, Jacobs points to modern western civiliza…

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