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Doris Day

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I am losing my faith in humanity. How can I restore it?

Most of the things that I see and heard is how evil humans are toward each other. Human in nature are evil and selfish though I know there are still good but it seems like evil outweigh good. Lately there are things happen in my life which lessen my belief on positive things and losing my faith in humanity. Of course there is a part of me that don't want this to happen but my reasons why I should trust again is shattering.

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  • Oct 17 2013: Doris,

    I think I know where you are - I have been there driven by personal tragedy. You have to continue to live (I almost did not) get up each morning and remember to breath (stolen from Sleepless in Seattle) and go again. What brought me back to at least have hope for humanity were the little things - someone running after someone to return something they forgot or lost, someone helping an older person into the bus, people giving up their seat for that older person, ordinary people doing ordinary nice things. The big things helped, someone saving someone from drowning, etc. but the real saving actions that brought me hope was ordinary people doing ordinary nice things without thinking about it.
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      Oct 17 2013: Such excellent advice. It is such a valuable disposition to see the beauty around you. Do you know the Drew Dudley talk on everyday leadership?
      • Oct 17 2013: thx - I have not seen the talk but will look it up
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      Oct 17 2013: Thank you. Sometimes I do forgot the beauty of simplicity, to value and admire simple things specially living in this world that full of competition where sometimes good enough is not enough.

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