Funyy people, depression and empathy

Do people who have a good sence of humor get depressed more often ’cause they can empathize better with others?

My theory is, that people with a good sence of humor understand what others want to see and hear, what they find funny… But it also means they empathize more deeply with others and consequentially focus on other people’s feelings more than on their own.

Relaxed enough to completely neglect their own personal issues to the point when it gets really hard to solve them.

And once they do focus on themselves, they often find out they’ve been neglecting their own feelings too much.

Empathy is our biggest chance

The only way humanity can progress without getting hurt badly by environmental disasters is to work together. Developed countries don’t event know what the rest of the world is doing, let alone understanding it.

People who don’t have a clue about each other, can’t successfully cooperate. It takes empathy to understand each other, to cooperate and save our selves. How can we enhance our empathic capatibilities?

Too much information

It’s extremely unlikely that we can make right decisions with false information. We have too much false information surrounding us.

It is true everybody should have the right to express their own opinion, it is not true all information should be publicly accessible because a lot of it is false or misleading. Therefore, if you want to make your opinion publicly accessible, it should pass some kind of a “is it true” filter.

Filter should be set up by historical facts, scientific truths and open matters (can’t be proved or disproved)

Which means that if I wanted to set up a site which talks about a bunch of bullshit, lies, false propaganda, I couldn’t do it or get Google to index it ect..

If I were a publicly elected person that gets a lot of media attention, my statements would have to be truth-filtered.

 

You can’t change systems without changing people

Systems are run and controlled by people. If systems do need change, that means people who run them need to understand the change, therefore they need to change their beliefs, goals, motivation etc. with regards to the changes in the system they are a part of.

And the biggest war of all wars is the war within a person.

The world wars were all wars of beliefs of people. Had a war of beliefs been started inside Hitler’s head, Mein Kampf would not have been written and the real WWII might not have happened the way it did.

To start any change at all, no matter how small, is a revolution. People are not mature enough to accept the need to change their lifestyles in order to allow further positive evolution of nature and mankind. We see privileges as rights, our rights as possessions of countries and countries as achievements. Consequently, to be born in an economically stable country, having the chance to pay taxes, gives that country and its citizens the right to value their lives over the values of lives of people who were born in economically crippled countries. Would you compromise on your comfort or on comfort of someone close to you in order to do something for nature or mankind? Statistics say you wouldn’t.

That is why giving people true knowledge of what the real situations are around the globe, are essential. Because they need to understand. And that is why misleading or false information spreading should be a crime. So the real question behind each problem that demands a change should be: how can I make the people who are involved understand? 

Problem ranking

There is no problem ranking, all we know is what is most reported on – we are addicted to existing information overload and mainstream media. And we can not have any common, global sense of our priorities according to highest ranked problems.

In my personal opinion everything should be based on our support and functioning systems – nature.

  1. our way of life is not sustainable – We need to start being sustainable and stop using more than we can. We need to learn how to cooperate in order to solve that problem.
  2. ineffective education system – people need to be able to understand their surroundings, them selves and need to know how to recognize and solve problems in the most optimal way.
  3. cooperation – we need to start working together, we are not capable of doing that right now. Working together does not mean just international cooperation but ‘inter-income’ level cooperation.
  4. procrastination and ineffective use of resources – we spend more on wars then we do on helping our selves by eradicating poverty, hunger and ignorance.

One of the problems with having kids

They are our future but we don’t really have the chance to raise them correctly due to the system.

What do you do with a small child when you have to work? How come often the caretakers are very poorly educated and have poor pedagogical skills? Are there other ways to group children not just by age? The care taker is not in their age group after all. What would happen if we had mixed age groups of children, from age 7 – 14? They would attend classes according to their knowledge and interest in a subject. I could definitely repeat some high-school stuff.