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"...imagining problems is far easier than imagining solutions to (imagined) problems."

More generally as well, deducing workable solutions to problems is a lot harder than highlighting them in the first place. All solutions we come up with inevitably, as you say, create new challenges/problems of their own. There are always trade offs we have to consider.

This is one reason that I generally have little respect for people who highlight every problem with the world/society as it is, but then come up with no workable solutions to make it better. There are a great many challengers for humanity to overcome, pointing them out is too easy. I want to hear your solutions, your optimistic vision for how they can be overcome. As you say, we should not be limited to pessimism.

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