When I think of myself in the future, I want to look back and remember the present as a time of action. Now is the moment to fulfill the obligation and opportunity as citizens to participate in writing the social contract anew.
Why Hobbes’ Social Contract Now Matters More Than Ever
Openly discussing how policies and politics affect our lives is a healthy start towards achieving a harmonious society. The current level of public engagement signals that Americans care to be true to the ideals of the social contract.
The ease with which we accumulate unnecessary things has morphed into a stealthy but strong addiction to instant gratification. Let's start to break this habit by resisting the urge to push the button.