Vision

Solely amongst all other life forms on Earth, humans can think. We extrapolate from the immediately obvious to include possibilities farther than where we can see as well as well beyond into the future.  Yet, the average person spends most of their thought process on satisfying immediate, personal needs.

A civilization needs to think beyond the present needs of the individual. What percentage of thought should be expanded on the choices in the following table? How much energy should be expanded upon each?

 Vision (years)

 Self

 Community

 State

 Nation

 Planet

1

    

 

    

 

    

 

    

 

    

 

10

    

 

    

 

    

 

    

 

    

 

100

    

 

    

 

    

 

    

 

    

 

10000

    

 

    

 

    

 

    

 

    

 

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