Originally Posted By: Greger
...how do we get back to where we want to be...

I think that this has always been a mythical place. We forget that we've never gotten to be where would be best.

It should be the premier question for all of us to figure out, and agree to pursue, where we ought to go. But there is so much delusion and dishonesty in people that we (society as a whole) can't even tolerate a reasoned discussion about it.
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