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Thursday March 10, 2016 Here's A Thought with Charles Shaughnessy

TWO WORLDS: TWO SOLUTIONS


All humans live in two worlds: the outside and the inside. All the evils in the world can be ascribed to two simple issues affecting our outside and inside world. In the outside world we perceive INJUSTICE. In the inside world we feel IRRELEVANT or without meaning.

These two observations that we make: injustice in the physical world and irrelevance in our psychological world are responsible for the rise of dictators, suicide bombers, “Trumpeters,” and tribalism in its worst form. Whether it be an attempt to pre-empt this injustice and irrelevance or in reaction to it, the misery is the same. How do we address this as a community, a country, a planet? Is there a political solution? A moral solution? A viable solution? 
I believe this is THE conversation of the 21st. century.

ADDITIONAL CLARIFICATION BY CHARLES SHAUGHNESSY FROM THE COMMENTS BELOW:
"I really appreciate you jumping into this thorny question and I apologize for making it so oblique. Let me try to …