Yes, perpetration is still in power, however we are woke AF about it. Way more woke than in the past. That’s no small thing.
In terms of history, I know it feels like we are going back in time right now. This is true on a lot of levels. And if we take a look at history we will also find that the pendulum swings back and forth to create long term change. This is part of the process.
We have, as a species, grown a lot over the 200,000 years we have been around. We are still in process and as the most powerful species currently on the planet, it’s up to us to turn this ship around.
“Hope locates itself in the premises that we don’t know what will happen and that in the spaciousness of uncertainty is room to act. When you recognize uncertainty, you recognize that you may be able to influence the outcomes–you alone or you in concert with a few dozen or several million others.”