Why are we behaving so badly?
With 20:20 vision, what can we see more clearly?*

Have you ever been in conversations about how an alien invasion might save us? How, faced with a common enemy, we would band together as one humanity to save our species from destruction? I was often in these conversations about 15–20 years ago, especially with young people, but they seem to have disappeared now, replaced with more troubling questions about our self-destructive path.

I want to revive this question because it’s such a good lens to bring things into focus: How do you think we humans would behave if the aliens invaded planet Earth today? Would we band together, pool…

Margaret Wheatley

Writes, teaches, speaks about sane leadership to evoke people’s best qualities. Now training leaders as Warriors for the Human Spirit: margaretwheatley.com

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