Big Picture / Human Society / Social Organization & Change / Change / In My Lifetime
1949 – present
we stopped carrying guns into the saloon.
we stopped littering our highways.
we started protecting our air and water.
we stopped drinking martinis at lunch.
we stopped smoking in offices and restaurants.
we stopped demonizing gay people.
we eliminated the death penalty.
we started taking pandemics seriously.
we started yelling NO! to using more plastic.
we started yelling NO! to sexual misconduct.
we started yelling NO! to workplace discrimination.
we started yelling NO! to unsustainable extraction.
religious persecution, and
science denial, and
endless wars, and
sexual deviance, and
continue to plague us,
eventually we do change for the better.