We are the product of the society, but we can choose what society we want to form us

Question from the Internet:

“Why does nobody believe in social conditioning, along with the reality of it?”

Because we don’t want to accept that we are the product of the environment we exist in, and that we live in a Matrix which completely determines what we think, what we desire, how we behave.

Paradoxically with our stubborn refusal to accept the above - foolishly maintaining that we are free, independent beings - we give up the chance to find our true independence, freedom.

True independence, freedom doesn’t mean to live outside, disconnected from the environment, society. We are social brings, and we also exists in Nature’s fully integrated, interdependent system we can’t escape from.

But we could build a very different Human environment, where we don’t submit to a harmful, unnatural, self-destructive “central control", where a small minority uses the majority as pawns. Instead we could build a society where each person can find their perfect, rightful place, where they can contribute to society with their abilities in a most optimal manner, while receiving for it exactly what they need, deserve.

We would find out independence, freedom from our self-serving, self-protective egos through our most optimal contribution to society. In such a society — through a unique state of mutual guarantee — we would be all liberated from worrying about ourselves, such is the greatest freedom there is.

While at the moment such a society still seems like an unreachable utopia, we are not that remote from it. First of all the pandemic and the subsequent socioeconomic crisis is gradually dismantling the present Matrix, will become a great “equalizer" of society.

Besides we have a unique, purposeful and highly practical educational method, which can teach us how to build that perfect Human system using Nature’s template instead of our misguided ideologies, system which has all failed, as they were all based on our inherently self-serving, self-justifying, excessively overconsuming, exploitative nature.

Through that education we can easily understand and realistically feel that we were are integral parts of Nature, our long term, successful survival depends on our similarity, compatibility with Nature’s strict, “iron laws" that sustain the balance, homeostasis, mutual integration life depends on.


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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.