The progressive side of human nature is inquisitive and bold. With it we look at problems as ‘puzzles to be solved’, and it often leads us to taking the next step in our development toward a more constructive society.
Here are three examples I’d like to bring to your attention. The first is a TED talk that was given by Arthur Potts Dawson who “wants us to take responsibility not just for the food we eat, but how we shop for it and even dispose of it.”
The second is an article about harvesting carbon from the atmosphere to create living buildings that can house us and at the same time combat climate change.
And third, an article about how the power grid of the future saves energy and assures supply:
And if you are asking why these new methods are not being proposed in the USA you are on the right track to question an outdated way of life. According to many of our politicians, we live in “the greatest country in the world” and yes, I have to say that we are Number One. Number One in self-regard and if we continue on this path we will be Number One in losing the race toward a better and sustainable future.
And yes, we too can change, if only we try.