Between a future of “whole earth” harmony with other species in our ecosystem, or humans as a separate species living off the rest of the planet, the expectation is pretty negative. At best, only one fifth of the respondents think we can make some slow progress towards harmony. And over half think human nature and our divisive nature will prevent progress.
Holding Us Back
These somewhat more pessimistic comments suggest the “we humans” are too important to change. It’s not only human nature, but a self-centered view of humanity, along with conflictual divisions in human society.