Can we live in a world without arguments and differences of opinion?

Zsolt Hermann
2 min readDec 5, 2023

Question from the Internet:

“Do you think that a world without arguments, haggling, or bargaining would be a perfect world? That a perfect buy and sell negotiated and mediated by perfect AI would make a perfect world and better humans?”

Life is based on constant contrasts, arguments, debates, negotiations, trials and errors, and subsequent adjustments and readjustments.

The “perfect heaven” portrayed in Hollywood, with its pastel colors, guru-like clothing, and angelic music, is actually hell, where there is no life.

The only thing we need to learn is how to direct, harness, and channel all the differences of opinions, debates, arguments, and haggling in a way that always serves the best interest and the most optimal well-being of the whole.

For this, we need to learn and practice how to start making calculations and planning always for the benefit of the whole system, above and despite the instinctively selfish, egocentric, and subjective calculations and aspirations that drive all of us.

We have to become like healthy individual cells in a mutually integrated and mutually complementing living organism, that is, humanity integrated within nature’s lawful and deterministic system. Then, we can use all our individual uniqueness and abilities for the sake of the best possible state and development of the whole.

The more we start to understand and feel how much we are inevitably and irrevocably integrated and interdependent — with or without our consent due to the laws of integration in nature — the easier this transition towards a new, collective human existence will become.

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Zsolt Hermann

I am a Hungarian-born Orthopedic surgeon presently living in New Zealand, with a profound interest in how mutually integrated living systems work.