Make the World a Better Place
By Craig Dunn, founder at HeadsUp.social.
said: "Sometimes, it falls upon a generation to be great. You can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom."
He spoke those words after 27 years in South African prisons, just for being black. Addressing his countrymen's feelings of resentment, anger and lust for revenge, he called for reconciliation, compassion, healing.
's words are now even more germane to issues the world is facing today ...
Baby Boomers, Gen X, Milliennials and Gen Z - all members of Generation Facebook
- that is the generation that now needs to be great, and to let it's greatness blossom.
This is not to say that Facebook (et al.) is a bad thing - it is
a monster, no doubt, but it has simply fallen victim to the same capitalistic greed, selfishness and disregard which makes aspects of life on this planet sugary sweet for a few but suck like lemons for millions.
do better. We really must
do better. We can be great
, and that greatness can
Can Social Media Help?
Remove the capitalist element, re-build platforms for people instead of profits, be a source of excellent information exchange, drive truly valuable connections, foster a collaborative environment.
Take on issues like global warming, pollution, mental health, harmful technologies, corruption, greed and hunger, religeous conflict ...
Discuss solutions like green energy, regenerative agrigulture, humane-ethical technologies, justice and fairness, natural bounty, science and critical-thinking ...
Let people find and connect with each other without the influence of advertisers, let the people express and grow their true selves, let their spirits fly and their greatness blossom!
Scientific studies find that happiness can make our hearts healthier, our immune systems stronger, and our lives longer.
Happy, healthy people do happy, healthy things. They do happy, healthy, positive
things that make them even happier, even healthier! YAY!
Create a surplus, spread it around, but be vigilant, the surveillance-capitalists want you aggravated and aggressive, that's how they make their money.
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