We need a new definition of insanity
We the people have to consider that we are the insane ones. We keep doing the same thing over and over expecting different results. So what is it we keep doing over and over?
We keep letting insane people run corporations and governments and keep thinking they will do the right thing. That sounds insane to me. Maybe insane is normal. Who knows.
Bullies. Psychopaths. Narcissists. Fascists. Sociopaths. Doing the right thing? That’s even more ridiculous than thinking ’normal people’ will do the right thing.
Let’s not forget idiots.
We’re all idiots who have no idea what we are doing.
If we hold true to form, we won’t even think about starting to think about getting started at doing something about the situation until it is too late. That’s just the way we roll. We don’t like changing unless we have to, and then, we only go kicking and screaming. Does that sound like insanity to you?
Maybe it’s childish if you do it when you’re going though a difficult phase, but to keep doing it over and over… that sounds like insanity.
Even so, wanting to be in charge of things should be a red flag for us. Wanting to be in charge should automatically disqualify anyone from even applying. In other words, wanting to be in charge ought to be classified as a mental illness.
It has always been the human birthright to screw up your own life. Being civilized means letting someone else screw up your life. Wanting to be in charge mostly means you want to be the one who screws up people’s lives.
There seems to be no shortage of people who want to screw up everyone else’s life. This means we can feel confident that things will be screwed up for the foreseeable future.
Those are exactly the people who shouldn’t be in charge.
If we hold true to form, we won’t even think about starting to think about getting started at doing something about the situation until it is too late.
I mean, how can that not be obvious to everyone? That’s insane!
We have to change the way we do things.
Of course, we’ll have to change our minds before we can change our behavior, and that’s the tricky part.
Still, we have to try.
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