Humanity at the Brink: Unsplash by Elvis Bekmanis

In case you have been living under a rock, the world isn’t exactly a stable place. From India to Hong, Kong, to America, and the UK, the world is quickly spiraling into oblivion.

There are so many powder kegs around the world that are set to explode. It’s a mind-numbing mental process trying to keep track of it all. We are a word in chaos and it’s going to get much worse.

Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
Robert A. Heinlein

We now lack as a civilization, the inability to get along with each other. This is NOT getting better; it’s escalating into the realm of chaos. In the past few decades, we somewhat did, but not any longer. Every bitter dispute from the past is now rearing its ugly head. I have absolutely no optimism for the future. We sensor words, speech, thoughts, we make enemies of ourselves. Our hatred and violence are consuming our compassion and humanity — the sexes at war with each other more than ever before. Like the fall of the Roman Empire, we too as modern society are about to fall. We will crash and burn in a blazing inferno as flashpoints ignite escalating into the new decade.

“The problem with the world is that everyone does not have a brain, but everyone does have a tongue.”
― Raheel Farooq

We used to, at one point, accept the other side once they won the election, but not anymore. In the UK, in Canada, where I live, in the USA, and other places, politics is now tearing countries to shreds. In 2019 we have seen riots and escalating violence which is now going to continue into 2020. In places such as the USA, flashpoints such as Virginia and the impeachment of President Trump are set to light the fuse.

“The key to holding a logical argument or debate is to allow oneself to understand the other person’s argument no matter how divergent their views may seem.”
― Auliq Ice

Here in Canada, the west wants separation from Ottawa. At the same time, the Prime Minister wants more gun control in a country with some of the strictest firearm laws in the world. When a government wants more firearm control, they have lost control. We have seen the outcome of firearm control before in the USSR, Germany and other places. Oppression of the people never happens right away, but eventually, it descends into outright tyranny as despots rise.

We have seen protests in France turn violent and the protestors in Hong Kong beaten and oppressed for their views. Eventually, the iron fist of the Chinese will invade and crush the resistors. Other countries like India are seeing the sparks of violence with Hindus and Muslims at each other’s throats once again. In South America, several countries are disintegrating. The cartels in Mexico are more violent than ever before with that violence now spilling over the Mexican border.

The middle east continues to fall to pieces with many flashpoints such as the Persian Gulf, Gaza, Syria, Yemen, and Saudi Arabia. Attacks on oil supplies could occur again and cripple oil production.

Instead of a few hot spots around the world, we have dozens of them and they are all converging into absolute madness. We are escalating down the slope at warp speed without a break and the cliff is getting ever so close. A future of darkness is upon us. Welcome to 2020, hell awaits.

Some scientists claim that hydrogen because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe.

Frank Zappa

I would prefer that we just get along with each other and respect each other’s viewpoints. You know, agree to disagree? Nah, that won’t happen. Let’s just obliterate each other. Yay for humanity! Restrict people’s rights, take away their property, subjugate them, and this is the end result, just like what the kings and queens of old faced. The peasants will rise!



Brian is an online writer and blogger. In his spare time, he plays guitar and goes camping. Visit him at :

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