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Our system is broken


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There is something just not right about our world and it involves the self centred, self serving nature of people.


Just look around you. Evidence that we need a new system is everywhere!

It is increasingly clear to me that the "system" is broken.

Our system is broken .

Our system is broken ... and the election of Donald Trump as President of the US proves it. Pic: iStock

There is ample evidence of this, including BREXIT, and the elections of both Pauline Hanson and Donald Trump.

Few people really wanted these things. Rather, they no longer wanted:

  • Massive and growing unemployment and governments not fi it
  • Growing global instability, or at least the perception of it
  • A growing gap between the rich and the poor
  • Few educated people would suggest that the communities involved have selected the right answer, but it is clear that these communities just wanted something different to the status quo, including:

  • Greedy business people talking about giving, but always taking
  • Gutless politicians saying rarely if ever following their moral judgement
  • A selfish media saying anything that attracts eyes and ears
  • That said, all of these people are able to continue doing what they do because of:

  • A selfish community rarely looking beyond its own needs
  • A lazy community rarely lifting a finger to change things
  • A dispirited community rarely feeling empowered
  • All of this is reflected in a broader community that:

  • Puts their own living standards ahead of those of their children
  • Have an unbridled sense of entitlement
  • Ask economic questions before they ask moral questions
  • Our system is broken!

    Am I wrong?

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