the following essay is nothing original, but everything we need that's essential to thrive now, and long into the future.

both as individuals, and a species.

because to think, plan and create a thriving existence a thousands years from now, it doesn't start with government programs, rapid industrialization or elon musk.

but with each of us individually, in our own heads and right now, continuously, forever.

artwork from Dall-E prompt: a mountain village thriving inside a silhouette of a brain digital art in the style of art deco psychedelic