Psychology / SocialSkills / InterHumanCompetence

shocking new study (by UK-US-tobacco industry): youth would like to live in the “good old past”

https://allthatsinteresting.com/vietnam-war-photos#6
https://allthatsinteresting.com/vietnam-war-photos#6

When wars were far away…

When marlboro man could ride smoking through TV and cinema landscapes (a Cinema was a place where people came together to PAY for a movie and watch it together with others. Corona killed ’em)… sure… “glorious” days.

Behind this “world view” MIGHT be a very important feature of the nature of the human brain itself: to forget, what is bad, to cherish what was good.

If it would be the other way around… everyone would die of depression within months.

To forget all the bad that happened (e.g. Vietnam war happened in the “good old” days of the 1960s with “good old” (massively corrupt) US presidents as Kennedy (1961, killed, because not corrupt enough), Johnson (1963), Nixon (1969), Reagan (1981), Bush Senior (1989)…

“When asked why they preferred to live in the past, 42 percent of respondents across all age groups said that cohesion had been greater in the past.”

https://www.wz.de/panorama/juengere-generation-wuerde-lieber-in-der-vergangenheit-leben_aid-68409987

ok take this with a pinch of salt… because it was financed by UK-US tobacco industry aka “Luky Strike” (British American Tobacco (BAT))… how reliable is that info eh? X-D

“In the past” it was (probably) not better, but different, because in dire situations, without working together, nobody would have survived in the past.

Going back to the stone age: When someone was expelled from the group… it meant (almost) sure death.

Now is a different story, with laws by democracies ensure capitalism maximum freedoms (in principal good but often recklessly abused for profit as in the case of Amazon paying ZERO taxes), but at the same time, the system “forgets” about fostering solidarity, that this does not happen by itself,  allowing and even rewarding individuals to be maximal egoistic (bad) and thus resulting in whole nations living maximal alone.

The world is not that complicated: the earth circulates around the sun, the rich get richer, the poor poorer because they pay higher taxes than Jeff Bezos… as simple as that…

Manfred Spitzer: Loneliness – the unrecognized disease: painful, contagious, deadly (German Edition)

https://www.amazon.com/Einsamkeit-unerkannte-Krankheit-schmerzhaft-ansteckend-ebook/dp/B079YRWP6T/
https://www.amazon.com/Einsamkeit-unerkannte-Krankheit-schmerzhaft-ansteckend-ebook/dp/B079YRWP6T/

#wtf, no translation of this book yet?

https://www.naturalscience.org/news/2019/11/congress-2019-review/

2021: Amazon in Europe: turnover € 51 Billion, taxes €0

#wtf? how can it be? https://www.golem.de/news/steuervermeidung-amazon-hat-2021-keine-steuern-in-europa-gezahlt-2204-164731.html

This is not just massively unfair towards ANYONE paying taxes in Europe (self employed are asked to pay 40% taxes on income, employed income tax depends on “tax class”), it is also damaging democracy, because it shows how injustice happens in front of EVERYONE’s eyes and democracies are UNABLE to do anything about it? (I look at you Ireland, Luxembourg and Switzerland).

“In the past” it was (probably) not better, but different… “When asked why they preferred to live in the past, 42 percent of respondents across all age groups said that cohesion(group solidarity) had been greater in the past.” Yes, because you can’t survive in a crisis/hardship without cohesion. The world is not that complicated: the earth circulates around the sun, the rich get richer, the poor poorer because they pay high taxes Amazon does not pay taxes…

Also, the current system is not made for people, but by money (the top 1%) for money (the top 1%)

otherwise we would now have the 1 day week, if you do not believe me, check out Prof Dr Christian Kreiß

Note of the warning: yes, Prof Dr Kreiß has already spoken at some dubious Corona events (probably out of panic that the economy is collapsing completely due to lockdown… Corona was actually more devastating for economic growth (!) than the 2008 financial (banking lending too much housing bubble speculation) crisis) he has to be careful, otherwise he discredits himself. https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_Krei%C3%9F

economic inequality dividing nations

By the way, also a very interesting observation in the East/GDR: due to the reunification, the Ossis have become more unequal (some now drive fat BMWs instead of Trabbi and others just drive…. nothing…) CURIOUSLY, this now ensures that former neighbors who got along well back then… now don’t talk a word to each other… Also bad for the better off BMW driver, who is very sad about this fact.

crisis as opportunity for change: time does not run backwards, only one way: forward in creative ways

Trump & Putin, both try to dial back time to the glorious 1960s.

Where black people were not allowed to rent buildings and the Soviet Union could enslave large parts of Europe.

One of THE BIGGEST responsibilities of the older generations (those born before 2000) is, to ensure, that all young people born after 2000

  • ARE EDUCATED for a broad world view & sustainable survival on this pale blue dot Earth
    • the mindset of the youth should be: IF YOU DON’T DO IT, NO ONE WILL
  • SEE THE WORLD: give them cheap travel tickets around the world, so they can see the world from multiple angles… (one sided views are very dangerous traps)
  • EDUCATE, ENABLE & SHOW (FIRST HAND) THE YOUTH  THEIR OPPORTUNITIES TO CHANGE THE WORLD FOR THEMSELVES BUT ALSO FOR THE BETTER OF ALL CONSCIOUS LIFE
    • this can mean for the elderly to give up powers, privileges and possessions BEFORE DEATH at the age of 100
  • SWITCH OFF THAT VIOLENCE ON TV, IT WILL INHIBIT THE BRAIN TO THINK CLEARLY! (but goes into flight or fight mode)
  • MAY GOOD CONSTRUCTIVE SPIRITS BE WITH YOU!

 

https://ytpak.net/watch?v=bXcxofuG2EM
https://ytpak.net/watch?v=bXcxofuG2EM

money is nothing “neutral”, “thinking” about money has very severe psychological sideeffects

https://sites.google.com/site/psicologytomgon/psychological-disorders

incomplete definition, but at least three reasons for starters:

  • mankind (aka humans) are a part of nature
    • some religions made mankind believe for centuries, that humans, are “above” nature and thus not a part of nature, resulting in beyond-reasonable exploitation of the environment and little care for other species
    • but without the bacteria and fungi in the soil breaking down organic matter, the every land will become a desert mankind will starve
  • the monetary system(s) is “selling the future for short term profits”
    • the monetary system(s) are abstracting humans away from cooperation with nature (the consumer is consuming handing money to the farmer that is producing, the consumer never meets the farmer, the plant, the field where his/her food comes from and does not care (?) where it comes from (increasingly people care where their food is coming from and how it is produced (fair, organic? or exploitative and cancer causing ?)
    • mankind (aka humans) feel “disconnected” and become selfish and arrogant (greed) unaware that this disconnection means death in the long term
    • inequality: “poor Americans are much more likely to face mental health problems than rich ones”
  • more and more violence on TV: why, actually?
    • did you know that in France TV is “illegal” for children under 3, it used to be illegal for children as well in Germany, but SOMEHOW and SOMEONE thinks it’s “good” to have children watch traumatic brutal violence on TV? (WHO IS THIS PSYCHOPATH? PROBABLY BIG PHARMA!?)
      • because that is what this will do: make humans blunting humans on compassion, one of the MOST important features (says the Dalailama) if one want’s to be happy
      • “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” (Dalai Lama XIV, The Art of Happiness)
      • “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” (Dalai Lama XIV, The Art of Happines)
      • there are even more quotes
    • “Television viewing hurts the development of children under 3 years old and poses a certain number of risks, encouraging passivity, slow language acquisition, over-excitedness, troubles with sleep and concentration as well as dependence on screens.” (source: 2008 ecochildsplay.com)
    • imho, WHY is there so much violence on TV? so BIG PHARMA CREATES SICKNESS IN PEOPLE AND CAN SELL MORE PILLS?

so what needs to be done?

  • reconnect with nature, hand grow as much food as you can, where you can, and if it’s only a balcony with a little reddish and broccoli
  • instead of buying new (bad quality), try to make it yourself or try to fix old things
  • what is your vision of a positive (hopefully for everyone) future?
  • FIX THE GOD DAMN INEQUALITY!
    • let’s start by AMAZON APPLE GOOGLE FACEBOOK AND ALL OTHER TAX DODGERS PAYING PROPER (AT LEAST 10% ON INCOME) TAXES!

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“our findings show the striking and growing challenge that these disorders pose for health systems in developed and developing regions”

“improvement in population health is only possible if countries make the prevention and treatment of mental and substance use disorders a public health priority”

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(13)61611-6/fulltext