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Tao P
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'It is no sign of health to be well adjusted to a sick society' How can we make a healthy society?

There seems to be an ever increasing number of people who are depressed, or have another form of mental 'deficientcy': ADHD bipolar... What is causing this increase and how can we remedy it?
It is my belief that we need to focus our lives around what it means to be human: movement, community and meaningful creative work. Do you agree? What would this new way of life look like to you?

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    Oct 7 2013: OK, it seems I should make the example to illustrate my question about how many in % people should live with healthy customs to recognize a society healthy. I have the best example from my own experience.

    I am vegetarian, no alkhogol, never smoking, never drug and don`t like coffee too. I practice yoga and dedicate my life to creation and knowledge. My friends is the same. May be the more persuasive is about alkhogol and smoking, because not too many people refuse it at all. We don`t do it without any external reason but by own decision. Also we are positive thinkers with active position in life.

    And we live in society mostly unhealthy, with many alchogol and smoking dependents, friquently with negative and passive life position.

    Although I and my surrounding is healthy (not more then 0,001%), the society is unhealthy in total.
    So what?..
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      Oct 7 2013: (Can you please remove 2 of the 3 identical posts you have made?)

      If you and your friend are so healthy I find it hard to believe that such a small % of your environment is sick. The television and news tells us of the World problems, yet in my day to day life I would say that my neighbors are on the whole healthy.

      The society is sick due to War isolation exploitation pollution and fear. Until humans are a boom, and no longer a burden, on the Earth we will be a 'sick' society. Until we understand that we are our environments then we will not be whole. We may be semi-conscious people, but most have lost sight of the totality of being.
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        Oct 7 2013: May be my sentence " Although I and my surrounding is healthy (not more then 0,001%), the society is unhealthy in total." isn`t clear enough. I meant my friends with healthy life is so small group in the ill society then we hardly to influent it to make changes.

        I can imagine a small number of people make their life better, more productive, more healthy in society terms. I hardly believe such group could change the society in total. It needs to change more people. So interrelation between % of people share healthy social culture and people with unhealthy one should be more in order to make changes. It needs a good strategic planing and media influence too, isn`t it?

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