Fighting and killing each other over differences of religious belief - sometimes over the same God, or a different interpretation of same holy scripture.
Fighting and killing each other over differences of political belief - or over the same political belief.
Fighting and killing each other over differences of skin colour, culture, sexuality, gender, nationality.
6 men owning more wealth between them than the 4,000,000,000 poorest people on earth.
Countries starving whilst rich individuals send a sports car into space, or spend £5,000,000 on a wedding party, or £100,000,000 on another yacht.
Obsessions with trivia, nonsense, junk - including gross stupidity like this...
Birdbox Challenge Warnings Issued
I say blindfold them and line them up on cliff edges, or beside busy highways.
With apologies to Craig Raine...
A Martian Sends Another Postcard Home
Sonys are electronic flightless birds and most are treasured for their call they cause the eyes to distract and the brain to soften I have only seen them fly when dead - mostly they perch on the hand or beside the head. Humans shout at them and poke them. They do it all the time. It's the only thing they do. They'll be a pushover.
Bring on the alien invasion. Obliterate us.
This is why we need AI. Humans are to short sighted to survive. Bring on robot overlords to tell us what to do.
Who would you like to programme the robots that you would like to control you? Some people have already bought into this. They have had microchips put into their bodies.
At the moment a lot of the short-termism comes from our economic and political systems. There are plenty of people doing long-term stuff (e.g. climate researchers) but they tend to drowned out by the short-termers.