In the context of everyday life, cybersecurity and one’s health, implementation is more important than the means. We have a lot at our disposal, but how can we integrate it all into our hectic everyday lives?
By making the necessary adjustments. Studies have shown that we need more high-quality medicine with lower potency, and this is also reflected in mainstream opinion. The reality, however, is quite different, as complex estimations must be made and these are almost impossible to resolve in the time available, even with a reasonable budget. Members of society must also take an interest and acquire more knowledge. It would be possible for us to reduce healthcare costs substantially and resolve some of the difficulties relating to health insurance if the information provided were a more accurate representation of the truth, viewed in its entirety.
Nutrition generally – and veganism and reduced meat consumption in particular – as well as movement and moderate exercise, are important factors.
Moreover, the growth of certain financial and economic interests (such as generic drugs and “Big Pharma”) should not be further promoted at universities, particularly in the medical domain. This would make it easier for politics to have an impact.
VAT in the healthcare sector, as well as a reduced dependency on insurance companies and banks, would help to make Switzerland, Europe and the Western world demonstrably healthier and more sustainable. If adequately explained, these changes would be likely to find public support.
Slowing down, reducing dependencies, and introducing a basic income, as advocated by Milton Friedman and others, will convince many economists. Economists have global influence and continue to expand their knowledge.
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