TED Conversations

Yuri Gomez

This conversation is closed.

What is the source of all this trouble?

The trouble of our days is an increasing imbalance of not only man and nature, but among peoples, as well as within people, themselves.

What is the source of all this trouble?
David Bohm said: The source is basically in thought. Many people would think that such a statement is crazy, because thought is the one thing we have with which to solve our problems. That's part of our tradition. Yet it looks as if the thing we use to solve our problems with is the source of our problems.

Share:

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.

  • Aug 4 2012: The world is smaller now then ever before, everyone is connected and everyone is blending. People are afraid of change, which is completely natural and people hate what they fear which is also completely natural. The conflicts of today are an inevitable evil and won't completely end ever, but they will die down over time as people become more tolerant. We just have to hope that we don't destroy each other before we reach that point.

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.