What does it say about us?
We humans are getting it wrong in so many ways, we are being self destructive and planet destructive. I suppose one could say, look at our history over many eons, but, we are supposed to be better educated, today, than ever before. I feel that we are more clever with technology, and we are very good at educating ourselves with being successful in business and exploiting our fellow humans, but, are we just becoming crill for the bigger fish?, i believe Yes.
The Corporates rule the world today, they form themselves, with the help of powerful and rich countries, to enhance their greedy pursuits by setting up G8, or G15, World Bank, WTO, and other organisations which rule as a Global Government. They make laws and rules to do with trade, money, and war. If you think that this is far fetched, think again.
In countries occupied by foreign troops, such as, Aphganistan, Iraq, Solomon Islands, East Timor, the legitimite and ruling politicians are changed to suit the invader's interests, thus creating a regime change for the benefit of the Corporates to profit.
Bodies such as US AID, AUS AID, dictate the terms and obligations to be agreed to by the country receiving their aid, and these directives and conditions, include how the country will be run politically to satisfy the provider's interests.
The Prime Minister of East Timor, became a thorn in the side of Australia's Prime Minister, when he objected to Australia's claim for the greater share of the oil and gas resources, in the sea, adjacent to East Timor.