“It’s never too late for a nation to dig deep into it’s historical soul and once again find the the maturity required of its’ responsibilities as an advanced society.” – Futurist Jim Carroll
Lenny Kravitz, the source of the photo used here, said it best. The world wishes for the America that it once knew as a beacon of hope, freedom, values, respect and human decency to return.
Maybe that process has finally begun.
If you follow me, you will know that I desperately cling to my goal of not posting political commentary with what I do – and yet, as a futurist, you cannot help to avoid the implications of what happens when an advanced society begins to tear itself apart. There are obvious implications to the global economy, future trends, and so much more.
As a Canadian, I am hopeful that the last four years might remain as but a horrid memory in the minds of many, and that the last 24 hours will serve as a shock treatment to the soul of those who clung to a belief system rooted in historical hatred and false injustice.
I prefer to focus not on the mental illness that has swept across many parts of the land as it has descended into an era of reality distortion. Instead, I continue to seek solace and find hope for the future in the words espoused by Raphael Warnock since his pathway to the Senate became clear:
The other day, because this is America, the 82-year-old hands that used to pick somebody else’s cotton went to the polls and picked her youngest son to be a United States senator.”