The goal with current gaps and an action plan. Has anyone done this analysis for humanity? (I mean one that is based on universal flourishing and kindness, not written by useful idiots and implemented by empowered psychopaths.)
Energy builds up internally through relentless thinking and wants to be released.
Working is more fulfilling than chilling.
Reduce work by doing it.
I am a writer. I perform for necessity or fun.
Summarise rather than simplify.
Right now, everything is probably fine. There will be challenges, and preparation for them is a good idea – but whatever they may be, this exact moment is probably fine.
Maybe a school exam question in the future: To what extent was the series of US imbecilic Presidents and broken political system responsible for the reaffirmation of totalitarianism in non-Western countries? Was this causally connected to the emergence of the Internet and social media?
Marcus Aurelius was succeeded by Commodus. As a metaphor, even philosopher kings beget tyranny.
In the totalitarian mindset, facts are attacked and suppressed if they do not conform to belief stories.