Unsatisfactory Parts of Modern Society

I started writing this article to describe things that, while they seem intuitive or logical, are unsatisfactory to our long term thriving.  Then, I realized as I listed them, that they sound silly and not intuitive or logical.

  • It is always better to be busy.
  • It is best to be aggressive.
  • Being competitive will help you win in life.
  • The pursuit of money is the key to success.
  • Happiness is the next purchase away.  Consumerism, Materialism
  • Political success is defined by the consolidation of power, reelection and my political party dominating the other political party.
  • Prioritizing getting through today instead of a solid long term success.

My guess is that you and I could brainstorm several more.

How did these things become so widely accepted as the way to live our lives?  Perhaps, we could use this moment and this list to chart a path that will lead us to more substantial long term thriving?  That is what I am going to do.  Join me!

Just my opinion.  What do you think?  Let me know in the comments.

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