Civilizational Adulthood

Raman Frey
Good People Dinners
9 min readDec 8, 2021


Leaping Towards Stewardship

What have I done with my life?

How has it impacted others, for better or worse?

Has it impacted at all the larger forces shaping our society?

Many of us have these reflections, if we’re lucky, whether they are loud or faint.

Why don’t we act?

I think this is one of the most common tricks we humans play on ourselves, the way we avoid the asteroid heading our way. We do what we want impulsively, then after the fact invent a moral