In a world that is in chaos politically, socially and environmentally, how can the human race sustain another 100 years?
In a world that is in chaos politically, socially and environmentally, how can the human race sustain another 100 years? – Stephen Hawking
I’ll do my best to answer this question posited by Stephen Hawking back in 2006.
First and foremost, humanity must recognize it’s kinship by disposing of the idea of race. This very thing is the greatest barrier that plagues our species. We are blind to our close relation to each other and deny the fact that the human race is only one race and NOT an amalgamation of races under the umbrella of the Human genus. Race is nothing but traits produced by evolution within a given environment and nothing more. It’s sadly held in sacrosanct these days all over the world, but it’s a disease and who in their right mind holds a disease as an idol? It’s a disease that infects the mind, blinding human beings of their potential. Potential is destroyed because once you apply that ridiculous label of “white”, “black” and etc. you pigeonhole yourself and everyone inside and outside of your “race” expects you to be something within the parameters of that “races” limited scope. Once you discard “race” like garbage, you are free to wander the landscape before without any borders or restrictions. You no longer have to worry about someone saying “You’re acting white/black/Asian/Hispanic….etc.” because it will no longer matter because it is no longer sacred. Therefore your full potential can be unlocked.
Humanity has always been divided by it’s tribalistic nature and still is tribalistic today, but today people actually want that to remain because it is profitable to them. What they don’t understand is that it’s helping pull our species towards extinction because all of the resources and energy needed to progress humanity is being wasted on petty things like racial division. Despite our divisions we have done amazing things in the areas of science, philosophy, art and so forth. Now, I dare you to imagine what we could do if we were united once and for all as the Human Race. That is the crux of my answer and why it is absolutely important to overcome race all together. Once we discard race we will heave ourselves over the wall that has separated humanity and come together to figure out solutions for everything that ails our species. Everything will come into play once we are united and nothing can stop us but ourselves.
This is how we progress in the universe.
It truly is a shame when you read the comments concerning Raven Symones rejection of labels on Oprah. That takes absolute strength of will that is rarely seen in this day and age. So what, she says she’s an American first, how in the Nine Worlds is that an atrocity? Personally, I believe more people in this melting pot of a country should do the same! What do racial labels truly do for us human beings? Nothing. It allows for a foundation onto which a stereotype can be placed firmly that leads to nothing more than division of the human species and strife. Race hustlers like Oprah Winfrey shudder with contempt at folks who shed racial labels because that means they have less sway over people who don’t delude themselves on the issue of racial identity.
True power lies in how the elitists keep everyone divided and conquered so each group of human beings can be easily managed. Once the walls are down, though, it’s game on for the elitists. We the People will then truly be a power to reckon with. Once the labels are gone and we see each other as brother and sister on this planet, then we the Human species will be unstoppable. The race hustlers enjoys their utopia of division along melanin lines and that’s how they wish to keep it. Subjugation doesn’t always have visible shackle, but rather invisible that have chains that run deeper to the soul of humanity. Racial identity is one of those shackles.
So when will others have the guts to do the same that Raven Symone did? Anyone? Anyone at all? Or will you cower beneath your label like a blanket covering you head to toe as if it were magickal? I’m betting for most people it’ll be latter rather than the former. Simply because that would take an immense amount of intestinal fortitude to pull away the veil and live in the real world that racial labeling isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be. it’s evil, it’s destructive and worst of all it divides the human family.