Dealing with being burned out is terribly serious. If you are among the way too many people who are experiencing burn out, then that five-minute embedded video may be informative in terms of validating that truly harsh sensation. But you do not need to view that video, in order to connect here.
Our society is brutally rigged to coerce burn out in general.
Kids are not healthily raised to most efficiently learn who they (inclusively uniquely) are — i.e. they are not taught to most efficiently discover their calling in life. They are not raised to handle fear properly. They are not raised to manage resources properly.
They are instead raised to cheaply serve the power addicts who have seized power for themselves, or serve the highly aggressive purpose of greedily becoming power addicts. They are raised to eat too much sugar. They are raised to lie, despite dishonesty ruining the critical trust aspect of healthy socialness (so ruining the social fabric of our species). They are raised to absurdly sacrifice their health to win the trophies.
Are there exceptions? Of course. But fairly rare exceptions cannot offset the disastrous global hazard zone that comes from a society largely mercilessly driven into the ground in the name of increasing bank account amounts, and the continuously rippling negative effects complexly ensuring that brutality dominates us all.
Here within the United States, simply follow the corporatism, regardless of which of only two political parties (permanently rigged that way) supposedly represent us.
If the people fight each other over political left versus right, then we are distracted from the true enemy of us all — an oligarchical economic sponge that increasingly and recklessly absorbs financial leverage, while degrading that leverage against everyone else (regardless of political affiliation).
Companies in North America added a record number of robots in the first nine months of this year as they rushed to speed up assembly lines and struggled to add human workers.
Over the coming century, most jobs will disappear into the gaping mouth of automation.
As an unavoidable result, given the current societal system, most people will be expected to simply starve to death (or such).
That is a seed to the globalization of violent revolution, which likely extinguishes humanity within the global anger and violence that begets global anger and violence throughout posterity (a macrocosm of the Middle East conflict).
What is the alternative?
If society cannot end its horrible dependency upon power addiction, then society can never truly function healthily, and inevitably a giant rock among the millions out there will slam into our planet to end our inability to be healthily social — or some other equally disastrous fate that we are sluggishly distortedly unprepared to handle properly.
Power addicts refuse to understand that there is such a thing as too much power (obviously including financial leverage).
Balance is inherent within stability.
Perpetually increasingly consolidating wealth negates that balance.
Being angry at the greedy people (i.e. power addicts) does not work, because anger is an extension of frustration, which comes from helplessness. Power addicts get their power fix from our anger at them.
If you pity the power addicts, however, then they cannot get their power fix — like an alcoholic who frantically cannot find an alcoholic beverage.
We need the globally sustained pity movement against power addiction — i.e. a global intervention to bring help to the power addicts.
If they refuse that help, then they will lose their minds from being pitied all of the time.
Ending power addiction ends the ceiling problem, so excess resources at the top are routed to the bottom for societal balance (and therefore societal stability).
If everyone has clean air, shelter, water, and food, then the enveloping automation tidal wave is healthily disarmed, and people having more money than other people is no big deal.
Fun, love, and spirituality do not require money, and those three qualities of life serve to fulfill us beyond the basic survival needs.
We will preferably continue to explore this alternative in future postings here.
Your feedback is the only way for me to shape that exploration for us all, so feel free to like this post, and/or express your feedback as fit.
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