As nice as that sounds, the problem is that humanity is naturally a goal driven species. That’s why we naturally look down on people with no goals, dreams or desires. We subconsciously look at them like
“what’s wrong with you?”
If we lived in a utopian society, sooner or later, we will grow bored and start looking for trouble or a new goal to pursue.
Although, it would be nice if taxes were reduced, so we wouldn’t get constantly fücked by the government
@Sterling M Archer, A utopian society doesn’t necessarily mean we all sit in prayer circles eating fruit. It could mean we all work as a team to explore space, replace meat in our diet with suffering free alternatives, create art, cure disease, or simply make each other laugh, smile and generally feel accepted and comfortable with ourselves and our surroundings. We will still have goals to work towards, but in a utopia those goals are coherent rather than antagonistic. And I don’t believe even one human being has zero goals, dreams or desires. If they insist they do, they might be self-conscious about their goal, feel it’s an impossibility due to money, disability, or some other circumstance or they failed before and lack the confidence to try again. They DO want something but they don’t think they can attain it for whatever reason and voicing this makes them feel weak so they hide it even from themselves. And, we don’t need reduced taxes, we need to get rid of money.
@Sterling M Archer, the government is a great fvck though. Really gets in you nice and deep.
@Cl3v3rN1ckn4me, those animals don't suffer, they are over-joyed with a sense of completion because they know they were born to be my dinner.
@Sterling M Archer, have you seen the matrix?
@Sterling M Archer, would be nice to have utopia anyways if we’re gonna have stupid goals or whatnot
@Sterling M Archer, the problems with humanity stretch further than that the main problem that most stem from is the fact that we are barely evolved apes overall human nature hasn’t changed since we became self aware we’re still lazy as heII, fearful of anything different from us,our brains still focus hoarding for survival food/money/useless shjt which as a species makes us very greedy, and fourth and this is the big one we refuse to do anything about these problems that will lead to our extinction
@Cl3v3rN1ckn4me, The moment you mentioned replacing meat it changed into a dystopia.
@Mag3rPayne, I mean if they get to the point where they grow meat in a lab and it tastes exactly like a chicken or cow, I’d eat it
@eleven, it’ll probably still take a few hundred thousand years of “evolution” to reach there, that’s an inbuilt human function that’s in everyone, even if you deny it and say it’s society or the persons fault, it’s not. But trying to overcome it will at least trigger the evolution process
@Prince super Vegeta , the problem is that nobody wants to acknowledge these problems in the first place because doing so means humanity is no more special than the chimps we experiment on and most can’t exist without feeling they’re special or unique in some way despite most people being no more special than about anyone else around us
Damn you Adam and Eve!
@seeUpee, I like to look at it like this: Adam and Eve were like The Croods, but if the world was not falling apart. They could have stayed in their safe little place but they needed to move forward. They needed to choose to allow opposition, rather than have it forced on them. The entire point of this life is to learn the value of making your own decisions and accepting the consequences that follow. For example, think about the last time you got sick. Have you ever felt healthier than the moment you got better? And the best prizes are the ones you work hardest to obtain.
@Empshok, that was pretty good man!
@seeUpee, don’t be like that! It’s not their fault they had no understanding of right and wrong, good and evil, before eating the fruit!
@The Pun Shielder, of course not... is all Eve’s fault... she is the one that got it and poor Adam had to go down with her
The sheep's were once a strong nation many many many moons ago. I've been told stories on how my ancestors helped build the society that we know of today and how my ancestors helped the nhumans do wonders like pyramids, astronomy, churros, and mathematics
@crazysheep, look I’ll forgive you for making math cuz you made churros but don’t do it again
What could have been….
This is why artists shouldn’t vote. Enjoy your lovey dovey arty stuff, and the rest of us will make sure other people with goals don’t murder you.
I think to say humans are "naturally" driven towards a goal is silly because what about the hundreds of thousands of years humans just wandered around like monkeys. Also what if the ultimate "goal" of a civilization is to just exist in peace with nature?
Most of the people who look back fondly to ‘simpler’ times tend to overlook one simple fact: such lifestyles were only viable when the population was much, much lower.
Tribes fall into factions (and break up into smaller tribes) when they pass a few thousand people.
Communes fall apart after they surpass a population too large (although they fall apart anyway after two or three generations).
Nomadic life can’t be supported with too many people without stripping bare the land they roam on.
Also, most of those ancient ways of living are romanticized, so people forget about the low successful birth rate, the high death and disease rate, and a super low life expectancy, mostly because of a lack of proper medicine.
You’re idea of an ideal life sounds boring af, Trish.