1 The idea
Many are the problems we face in this world, be they about individuals, regions and nations or on a global scale. If we try to find one solution for each and every one of them, solutions will interfere with each other and cut down each other's efficiency. As an example I would like to name that the European Union in 1998 graciously gave a subsidy to support underpaid tobacco farmers in South America while at the same time promoting an extensive anti-smoking campaign at home (including the rise of taxes on tobacco goods).
Thinking about it, for every problem there seems to be a root problem and one can go in circles at times trying to find 'the' ultimate problem to get rid of. Martin Luther realized that racism is a symptom of jealousy and can only be reduced by eliminating poverty. But how to get rid of poverty? Sickness and unemployment are underlying problems. Proper hygiene and health care is needed to keep people fit and healthy, limited resources are the root. For unemployment, lack of education and the riche's desire to stay rich are core issues. From here the list goes on an gets broader as it moves down the hierarchy. As a mater of fact, trying to cure a problem does not make much sense as long as the root problem exists. One will move down the chain reaction and in the end individuals will be responsible for each and every problem in this world. It is the responsibility of each and everyone of us to live our lives the best way we can to avoid negative feelings such as jealousy or hatred and to avoid putting our own health or the health of people around us in danger.
It might be of importance to understand that the more satisfied a person is, the less likely he or she is to show negative feelings such as jealousy, hatred, or anger. If those feelings are not present, a state of world peace is achieved easily, since no one will be in the 'mood' to fight or to complain and argue. Also, if satisfied, people might not even have a reason to fight or argue in the first place. Satisfaction, however, needs to be as complete as possible, that is, it needs to be present from a physical and material as well as mental aspect.
I believe that the way for most problems is laid during the childhood and youth of individuals. Be it attitude problems, health problems or the lack of possibilities to find a satisfying job. Proper child care and education can enhance the good sides in an individual and teach an awareness of attitude that will prevent youngsters from developing undesired characteristics. Habits that make up an unhealthy life style such as the lack of ability to control one's consumption of unhealthy food, working in non-ergonomic positions and more, can be successfully eliminated in the early stages and healthy habits be developed instead. And if not everyone learns at the same speed, one learns best though while young, so, those years should be made use of as much as possible.
In short, I propose that proper education is the core answer to most of our problems. Current educational systems all over the world, however, do not proof or even show this ability. In the present work I will try to explain how education and child care should work in order to make full use of the capability to turn this world into a peaceful and glorious place.
I will start by defining what is necessary in my eyes to achieve a state of satisfaction and world peace, explaining why I chose those criteria. After that I will proceed to propose my system of education, describing its features in general and in detail. I will give a concluding message to recall the central issues to be proved or explained. In the appendix you will find additional information such as references, scientific data and sources of such in order to support my arguments, plus columns that I have written as a means of extra stimulation to think about this most important issue.
2 The criteria for satisfaction and how educational institutions can fulfill them
3 How it works