The real power of humans is in the connection between us

Question from the Internet:

“What is the real power of humans?”

The greatest power of human beings is the connection between them. On our own, while we are stubbornly chasing individual freedom and individual rights and we keep on desperately and ruthlessly competing with each other so we can survive and succeed at each other’s expense, we are so weak that we approach a very realistic self-destruction right now.

At present — by blindly and instinctively following our inherently egocentric, subjective and individualistic nature — we act like 8 billion cancer cells of the same body.

We can’t survive on our own; we can’t even figure out what is wrong with the world, let alone find solutions to the problems. We exist in a lawful and deterministic Natural system that acts as a single entity based on the selfless, mutually responsible and mutually complementing cooperation of all of its parts.

Human strength, human ability and survival depend on us becoming like Nature, a single, mutually integrated, and mutually complementing “super-organism” which acts like a single entity, developing and using a collective consciousness and intellect that can match and, as a result, understand and govern Nature.

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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.