How much control do we have over progress? David Pierce from WIRED magazine argues the iPhone X is a move towards a world of augmented reality. He’s probably right, but it made me wonder: how much control do we have over progress?
Freed from the shackles of material pursuit, the time we have to spend on what brings us joy would be bountiful, not scarce.
Litstenng to our parents and eating our fruits and veggies can do way more than we ever thought.
We focus so much energy on change, but until we realize what we really should be changing, progress will forever escape us.
Understanding who we are and what we are doing is hard, but absolutley necessary. To make sure steps forward don’t end in more steps backward, we must address the dfficult questions.
A simple question can reveal so much. It reminds us how even our smallest actions have tremendous implications.
All this talk about love, compassion and respect for difference paints a pretty picture about the world. It’s easy to let yourself believe this is how things really are, but then there is reality. For all the hand-holding and kumbaya-ing, we all know that there are loads of jerks out there. People that make us shake our heads and wonder, “what is going on?!”