Our evolutionary conditions force us into mutual, social responsibility

Question from the Internet:

“What are the arguments for social responsibility?”

The argument for mutual, social responsibility is that we evolved into a globally integrated and interdependent world as the pandemic and other global issues prove.

We can also see how self-defeating, self-destructive the usual, instinctively self-serving, self-justifying, individualistic, nationalistic reactions, “solutions” are, when we try to succeed, survive at each other’s expense.

Nature is built on laws that sustain the balance and homeostasis life and optimal development depends on. Humanity - as one of the species in Nature h had to follow the same laws in order to survive.

Thus we can consider the pandemic as a turning point in Human history, the moment we started a conscious, proactive Human development from, above and against our egotistic, individualistic, exploitative attitude, inclination.


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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.