A good rant here from Jill; it’s right on the nose. I believe that that the problem is twofold: perverted greed and lust for power by the elites who pull the strings, and cognitive dissonance on the part of the unthinking masses, whose minds refuse to acknowledge anything that might disturb their view of reality and ‘normality’.
Of course the former cynically manipulate the latter. It’s been going on for decades, and I don’t see how any great awakening (particularly in the light of the hijacking of the simple word ‘woke’) can possibly happen in time to turn this ‘unsinkable’ Titanic before it hits the iceberg. (My post ‘Illustrating exponential growth using movement towards a target‘ scheduled for later today is on that very theme….)
The effects of climate change are predicted to bring us our hottest summer ever and one with even more hurricanes, tornadoes, and extreme wildfires than past years. We are told that we should expect rolling electricity ‘blackouts’ this summer as power companies try to protect the electric grid from damage due to overuse. We have become a nation known for its mass shootings, known for people who carry a gun into churches, schools, and grocery stores just looking for trouble – we are not safe shopping for food, and our children are no longer safe in school. There is a war in Ukraine (just in case you’ve forgotten) that is likely to expand into other nations and may well ultimately involve the U.S. Our voting rights are being stripped, states are passing ridiculous laws to deny women of their rights and children of the right to learn those things they…
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