I totally reject slavish investment in philosophies and ideologies.
What Gives Me Hope
A few brave individuals.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
Set a limit on the number of children any man or woman may produce by heavily taxing those over the limit.
Education: Restructure education to place emphasis on logical rational thinking and problem solving moving it away from its present emphasis on data transference without purpose. Guide pupils into developing a sense of responsibility for their choices in order to facilitate genuine learning.
Put in place truly honest and effective anti-trust laws.
Make corporate heads personally responsible for large scale negligence that results in environmental damage and financial losses to clients, staff and the tax payers.
Legalise the use of any recreational chemicals by any person over the age of 18 and hand the responsibility for their choices back to them.
"We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form." – professor William Ralph Inge