Suicides and drug overdoses rise

A recent CDC report says so.

Sadly, this is more evidence, if any was needed, that John B. Calhoun was right.

His work with rodents showed that when you stress a population beyond a certain limit, many individuals give up. With rats, that’s cowering in a corner until they die. With humans, it’s suicidal depression, addictions and other self-destructive behaviours.

It’s time to change the world. Now. By you and me. We need to care for each other. Mother Teresa said, “Help one person at a time, and start with the one nearest to you.” When we see someone in despair, we need to offer caring, and even love.

About Dr Bob Rich

I am a professional grandfather. My main motivation is to transform society to create a sustainable world in which my grandchildren and their grandchildren in perpetuity can have a life, and a life worth living. This means reversing environmental idiocy that's now threatening us with extinction, and replacing culture of greed and conflict with one of compassion and cooperation.
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