"I make more mistakes than anybody I know, 'cause I try more things. There's nothing wrong with building something and finding out that it doesn't work. This is where you get your experience. There's nothing wrong with criticism...
...all of us stand on the shoulders of one another. And we shape the future."
creator of The Venus Project
I discovered him today and have been watching clips of his talks and interviews on YouTube. I strongly suggest you do the same.
Listen with an open mind to his thoughts on government, money, religion, god, science, democracy, socialism, communism, depression, language, why a utopian society is impossible, invention, groups of people around the world, land, our history, and our future.
I know this post is a little general, but there really is just too much I'd like to say. Much more than I can write. It's just so comforting to find what aligns with your soul, isn't it? While watching I've teared up, clapped, and cheered.
Here's a good place to start: US Has Never Been a Democracy