Homo Economicus : Hi
Homo novus: Hi
Homo Economicus : What do you do for a living?
Homo novus: I breath
Homo Economicus : How can breathing earn you a living?
Homo novus: It’s free
Homo Economicus : Nothing in this world is free
Homo novus: Then start breathing
Homo Economicus : I don’t get it
Homo novus: it’s not to get, it’s to be
Homo Economicus : You are a weird fellow, and walks away
Homo novus: Ok bye
Homo Economicus : And btw, my name is Frank
Homo novus: Good to meet you Frank, and smiles.
First questions generally asked by strangers are inclined to be economical and practical of nature. There is no intimacy, but just comparison and competition. It’s a very shallow form of contact when we only live throughout our reptilian fight and flight brain. No questions of feelings, philosophy or community are asked, but rejected in our pursuit of wealth.
How can man co-exist when intimacy is so shallow?
How can man thrive when economics are priority?
How can man be re-defined to serve a better world?
Give me your answers in the comments below!