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Do you see the World changing for the better once the threat of Covid-19 has left us?

We are all hoping that Covid-19 will become a distant memory, and there is a view that when we are out of the other side, the world will have changed for the better.


What are your views?


Created By on 19/03/2020

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Mabel06
19th Mar 2020 14:11:36
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I've just come across this and thought I would share:

“And the people stayed home. And read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still. And listened more deeply. Some meditated, some prayed, some danced. Some met their shadows. And the people began to think differently.

"And the people healed. And, in the absence of people living in ignorant, dangerous, mindless, and heartless ways, the earth began to heal.

"And when the danger passed, and the people joined together again, they grieved their losses, and made new choices, and dreamed new images, and created new ways to live and heal the earth fully, as they had been healed."


Lovely sentiments and perhaps some hope that the world will change for the better. Who knows...
Response from David001 made on 8th Apr 2020 12:02:44
Lovely words. Thanks you for sharing.
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22nd Mar 2020 15:34:48 (Last activity: 10th Sep 2020 11:45:36)
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Response from Len33 made on 10th Sep 2020 11:45:36
The climate has been changing since the Ice Age ended, so what is it that people don't understand about that? It's called, 'natural phenomena,' or 'nature.
As far as climate change activists are concerned, they should be ashamed of themselves.
All dancing around there plastic Tesco bags and leaving a mountain of rubbish in their wake for others' to clear up. Piddling up against anything that doesn't move.
They don't mind using cars, buses, motor bikes, or anything else with an engine to get them to where they want to be, to cause as much inconvenience as possible to as many people as possible.
Traffic jams everywhere and an ambulance on 'blue light' emergency unable to move.
Back in the 60's, these people would have been called "bloody hippies" and told to get a 'proper job.' Those hippies were calling for 'peace' and 'love' and were on a different level, compared to this mob of brain dead morons.
Nowadays, there's a better name for them and I will not repeat it!
The biggest problem that the world faces, is the interference by mankind against anything.
You name it and mankind must interfere with it.
Be it nature, horticulture, animal kingdom and indeed anything else that you can think of.
Yes, you can be sure that the biggest threat to anything and everything, is the 'know all' interfering abomination called 'mankind.'
Leave things alone and STOP INTERFERING!
Lionel
25th Mar 2020 20:48:08
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The answer rather depends on how long this virus hangs around and how far in debt it leaves the Western world.

If the West is totally bankrupt, which is the most likely position, that will determine the new normality. Gone will be freeloading climate change zealots, extinction rebellion will be a thing of history books and children will need to learn basic life skills in place of the fancy but useless education of today. Consumer demand will be an historic economic doctrine, like Malthus. But Malthus is proving right in at least part. If consumerism plummets the planet will re-balance itself. No need for zealots.

If we are able to pick up the pieces and restore the present normality, then God help us all. Our future is unthinkable.
patmca
21st Mar 2020 15:30:26
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No I do not. Nothing during my lifetime has changed the world for the better. Human nature and big business always take over. So things will just go back to the way they were although we may have a cleaner world for a few months.

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