Treating the Root-Cause of all our Problems

Zsolt Hermann
3 min readMay 23, 2020

Single Crisis — Single Root-Cause

Seemingly Humanity is fighting on multiple fronts. Besides the ongoing pandemic, we have the constantly worsening climate change, pollution, water shortage, impending economic and financial collapse with billions of people becoming unemployed, not to mention the threat of world war from worsening trade wars, the collapse of the EU, heating geopolitical conflicts and proxy-wars, etc…

On the other hand we could say that the pandemic together with all the other problems is superficial symptoms of a single, all-encompassing crisis, a disease we are all suffering from. This root cause is at the basis of all the aspects of the evolving, constantly deepening, seemingly unsolvable global crisis.

This root cause is our inherently egocentric, individualistic, distrusting, and subjective nature. This nature on one hand makes it impossible to build true, positive, sustainable connections between people, nations, while it also drives us towards constant, ruthless, exclusive competition, fight for resources, survival at each other’s expense.

Everything else is just the external representation of this root problem. And even if we can’t yet prove direct Human cause to the climate change or the appearance of the Covid-19 virus for example, how we react to these global problems — in an individualistic, selfish, uncoordinated manner — makes solutions, prevention impossible.

Inherently Egoistic Without Free Choice

We can’t call our inherent nature “evil” or “sinful” since we were born like this without any free choice. Thus Human development until this point has been a “blame-free”, instinctive, predetermined process.

Our free choice and as a result the time of “reward and punishment” (by Nature’s system) starts only now when we have enough historic perspective and actual real-time impressions to recognize our egos behind our self-destructive behavior. Moreover we also have a solution, a unique, purposeful, and practical educational method for changing, upgrading ourselves, to facilitate the crucially important global, mutually responsible, and mutually completing connections our problem-solving ability and collective survival depend on.

We can’t succeed without this unique education since we need to learn how to act, exist above, against our inherent program, building connections despite the remaining, increasing distrust, mutual rejection.

“Reward & Punishment” In A Lawful System

The notion of “reward and punishment by Nature” is very simple.

Nature is a closed, living, fully integrated system based on unbending, “iron laws” that sustain the balance and homeostasis life depends on. If we learn and keep the laws we will feel ourselves improving, succeeding in everything we do, we will effortlessly solve and prevent our global problems.

If we ignore, break the laws we will feel ourselves sinking ever deeper into crisis, sleepwalking towards an inevitable global meltdown that could be triggered at any moment from multiple causes in multiple locations.

Thus Covid-19 made our outlook much more simple, giving us also thinking time. From now on we can take our Human development into our own hands and start progressing consciously, purposefully by using Nature’s template, learning the above mentioned natural laws of integration and aligning our relationships, socio-economic system accordingly. Then we will grow from strength to strength as benevolent, consciously partnering elements of Nature.



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.