Have people in the First World lost the ability to comprehend the general Human Condition?

like from living for so long in organized societies , being used to technology for generations etc are they getting out of touch with basic human instincts and phenomena that are characteristic of more natural spontaneous societies ? Does that affect their ability as societies to make sound judgement on general humanity issues ?

Asked By: proteusmirabilus - 12/18/2007
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People in general are not capable of understanding the human condition... People in the "first world," actually have a slightly better chance because of the wealth of information available, but that doesn't mean they will interpret it correctly, especially since they have an obsession with materialism that seems to... More
Answered By: Dr Bob - 12/18/2007
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they are just godless and are driven buy greed
Answered By: Scott db - 12/18/2007
I hate that first world-third world shit. We all live on one world and just because you own an iPod doesn't make you any better.
Answered By: second-sun - 12/18/2007
The "general human condition" is going to vary from place to place. The conditions in Africa are going to be very different from those in Mongolia or Alaska... More
Answered By: jplrvflyer - 12/18/2007
"...more natural spontaneous societies... More
Answered By: who is #1? - 12/18/2007
I believe from living a sheltered life resulting from years of capitalism, folks in America (speaking very generally) have lost a connection to the natural world; consumerism consumes more than just natural resources; in America, it's a way of life. There exists also an artificial expectation of producing and being... More
Answered By: kessie - 12/18/2007
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