Friday, January 28, 2011
How Can this Work Out Well?
Design for poster-Agit Prop ClassHealth is like a ZERO to GDP. Right there, we should all stop and cringe. To score high in a system that bases value on the report of Gross Domestic Product, one should have a chronic allergy or other condition such as asthma, diabetes, depression, anxiety, unrelenting stress, etc because that translates into lifelong drug and medical attention, all highly valuable to GDP.
As we lose in happiness on the whole we are beset with ills. Many reports that link health and happiness have erupted like spontaneeous hope. That the USA has been losing happiness points since the 1950s, it is no wonder that diseases are gaining ground. However all these conditions need meds that have side effects, create more conditions and on it goes.
A spiral of distorted reality has created a super droid we appear unable to override until enough of us see the situation for what is is, stop attending it and start building for the world we want. We is huge, agreed, but I am sure there are plenty of ideas we have in common and that is all it takes to start. A really bad design inherited from the immature egos of ancient times can't be that difficult to refine, can it?