Instead of living in the real world of our ancestors, we live in a maelstrom of technological progress. If we want to live the good life, we need to change - let the revolution begin!
It’s obvious society needs to change completely, but it’s not very helpful to strive for a violent revolution. While striving for change, we need to find our friends and not think of the others as enemies. If we let ourselves lead our lives in a constant state of confusion, and simultaneously refuse to see how the limitations we accept are actually random; if we accept that every day anew we create a society in which a small group of violent people oppresses the majority of the living beings - then we accept we will go under because of our vulnerability to Forces that strive to proliferate at the cost of our happiness. If we allow for all that, we voluntarily plunge ourselves into darkness. We need to see our own ability to change. We want a revolution of kindness.
the revolution will not be televised - Gill Scott Heron
“The revolution will not be televised. The revolution will be live!”
It’s not a sign of luxury to want to alter the violent ways of our societies, but you can’t fight violence with anger. We need to find new ways to blossom.
A new economy - Yanis Varoufakis
Economist Yanis Varoufakis, the former Minister of Finance for Greece, says that you can be in politics today but not be in power — because real power now belongs to those who control the economy. In this talk, hear his dream for a world in which capital and labor no longer struggle against each other, "one that is simultaneously libertarian, Marxist and Keynesian."
you can’t have capitalism and democracy - noam Chomsky
The great Noam Chomsky talks about how capitalism really leads to private tyranny.
the matrix - agent smith explains
One of the most powerful and visionary movies ever made, ‘The Matrix’ shows a world in which the last humans are locked in mortal combat with an all-encompassing machine world.