We can change our cold, cruel society for the better

Zsolt Hermann
1 min readMar 9, 2021

Question from the Internet:

“Do we live in a cruel, cold world?”

Yes we do. Our self-serving, self-justifying egos — that reached maximum strength, intensity in our generation — rejects us from each other and makes us succeed, survive at each other’s expense.

We received plenty of proof of this during the pandemic, how everyone only cares about themselves both individuals and nations. We reached a state where even the classical family model cannot survive and loneliness became the true epidemic, elderly dying alone abandoned, forgotten.

Fortunately apart from being born with this cold, narcissistic, cruel, exploitative ego we also have a unique human intellect.

And through this intellect we can see how by following our egoistic instincts we are all sleepwalking towards a global catastrophe — since we are incompatible with Nature’s fully integrated, interdependent system, where life and optimal development depends on the positive, mutually responsible, mutually complementing interconections of all comprising parts, elements.

So now we have an opportunity — and we shall have the necessary, purposeful and practical method — to build a “Nature-like", mutually integrated human society above and against our inherent 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.