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Evolutionary Mistakes, Human Predicament and Reverse Approach to Global Challenges

We do not have a definite answer to the question, why our ancestors abandoned their arboreal habitat. But it can be listed as the first evolutionary mistake, which today has precipitated the global challenges that stare back at us.
Introduction of money (as defined in modern economics) qualifies as the second in the list of evolutionary mistakes (social). Ironically man as a species has forgone wealth to become rich.
Perhaps it is too late to undo the natural evolutionary mistake. However despite multiple failures in attempts to eradicate poverty, we still harbor hope.
A reverse approach may throw open better prospects. Does it make more sense, if we try to eradicate richness?

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  • Jun 19 2013: :-) There are no mistakes. We, as a species, are "Living" according to our Nature..........which, at this moment in history, resembles bacteria in a petri dish rapidly consuming all available resources. Nature, of which we are a part of, generally has the last word and pays no attention to time.
    • Jun 20 2013: We, as a species, are "Living" according to our Nature.......... . Our nature is stupidity. There is a difference between bacteria in a dish and humans. A bacteria at the center of the dish does not immediately consume resource at the periphery. It allows multiple generations to reach out to the resource available at the edge.

      Where as our consumption is global. We reach out to all nooks and corners of this planet to exhaust. The motive for reaching out is 'money'. Pl see the replies given to George QT.

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