Hell in a Hand Basket and Why We’re Going There, Guaranteed (sort of)

The worst mistake I can make when examining everything on a continuous basis is to assume that what humanity is experiencing during my lifetime is unique, a one time plunge into mass insanity, a short term illness rather than a terminal disease passed on from generation to generation.

Our culture demands that we direct our focus narrowly onto the micro, the who, what, where, when and why minutia rather than pull back and attempt to absorb the bigger picture. Living life with blinders on can be dangerous on any level we care to examine.

The following essay by Olduvai, who maintains his own blog and has written a book, is just such an attempt to pull back and see beyond our narrow perspective. Please click this link and read his thoughts.

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