Where can we find support in this world?

Question from the Internet:

“I am looking for a support system. Is that too much to ask for?

It is not too much to ask for. We cannot survive without a proper support system since we can’t survive on our own.

The question is, where do you look to find such a support system?

In earlier times, this support system was the classical and extended family, the tribe, and the local village.

As we “progressed and developed” and became more modern, we managed to dissemble these natural and instinctive support systems and tried to replace them with artificial social constructs and institutions that are based on coercion and all kinds of artificial machinations.

We “progressed” so far in our modernity that today even the classical family is no more, especially in Western countries. We live in metropolises together with millions of others. Still, each lives in their own individual fortresses, trying to survive against and at the expense of others.

There are no truly humane supportive systems left.

We need to rebuild our human interconnections and the fabric of human society based on Nature’s finely balanced and mutually integrated template, starting with reviving the classical family.

This has nothing to do with any of our arbitrary and misguided egocentric and individualistic ideologies, philosophies or even our religions that caused terrible destruction to humanity in the last 2000 years.

We must rebuild how we interconnect and survive according to Nature’s strict and unforgiving laws that govern the general balance and homeostasis that life depends on. Otherwise, we will not survive in Nature’s system but will consume each other like cancer.

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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.