I this how its supposed to be? how do we stop it?
how is the world far? mothers die while child bearing, children die of diseases before the mature and others of hunger, teenage boys and girls die of drugs and substance abuse, men and women die of untreatable disease including Aids, cancer and diabetes and again the cycle begins.... mothers die at child birth
Yes, I believe that the world is meant to have struggle and strife, obstacles to overcome, unfortunate suffering, crime and - of course - death.
If none of this existed, the world would be a paradise. Depending on your religion, you may believe this possible someday. But now isn't the time. Regardless of religion, humanity is complicated. People have free will, whether you see that as something God gave us (as I do) or not, and we all are different. Some people will be cruel and do horrible things. Some will inadvertently negatively affect others' lives. All of us will do stupid things now and then.
Death must occur or the world could not fit all the people in it - in fact some places already have this problem. Overpopulation causes even more starvation and spread of disease. In that way sometimes there is a cycle, as the population drops because of the effects of its initial rise.
But all this struggling: death that seems to come too soon, natural disasters, changing and ever-present disease and disabilities, and so on; if we didn't have them to deal with, we'd never appreciate the sweet moments, the beautiful things, the stuff and people we love. We would never learn and grow and change by overcoming and suffering and working to get to a better place.
There are certainly things we can and should work to change, such as making efforts toward stopping the spread of pollution (and therefore preserving food and water sources), helping less fortunate countries have safe water supply, trying to resolve matters peacefully before war becomes a necessity, treating violent crimes seriously, raising our children to grow up with empathy. Scientists and doctors try to cure disease, police try to keep us safe, teachers try to help us bring knowledge to our children, business men and women stimulate the economy, entertainers bring us joy, and so on. Everyone has a part to play, but what that part is comes down to free will. Inevitably some people will make bad choices.
But ultimately because we, thankfully, have been given independently thinking brains and free choice AND because the world, as in the earth itself, is ever-changing just like us there will always be problems. It's not a matter of fair, but of being alive and taking the bad with the good. We strive to be better and make change where we can, while accepting the things we can't rid the world of - and maybe even embracing their importance in the long-run, however terrible they may be.
by Guilherme Radaeli 23 months ago
Do you believe that relationships naturally decay over time?In today's society there is this ingrained idea that relationships have a natural tendency to become weaker as the feelings that originated it cool down or even cease to exist. However, there are still many couples that remain together in...
by Laura Schneider 13 months ago
Why do so many people feel "entitled" and "deserving" these days?This seems especially apparent in younger people and children.
by Tilecleaninghub 14 months ago
Anyone know how to stop a wife from constantly screaming and yelling at her husband and kids. My wife seriously will not stop yelling and screaming for no apparant reason. I guess an example of what I am talking about. Kid says I can not find my other shoe. Wife starts...
by Anne Pettit 7 years ago
What is something you would change to make this a more perfect world?
by Dr Anupma Srivastava 6 years ago
It is one of the major social problem of our society. Some people spoil child's life just to fulfill their momentary lust. What should Government and of course we do to stop it to prevent it?
by Rachael O'Halloran 4 years ago
This site is going by the name healthylivingbox which is the same site I had taken down 3 months ago when they had their own domain name of same name but dot net.The entries on this new site are older than the one I had taken down because it was a starter site. It gave links at the end of each post...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|