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09-03-2019, 13:53   #1
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Little ideas to help improve society

Does anyone have any ideas to help improve society and our standard of living?

I don't mean political, economical or major ideas. But little ideas which could benefit everyday life.

One I had was that all smart phones should come with a preloaded video and instructions, approved by medical experts which shows how to perform basic first aid. Shows how to do CPR, use a defib and other first aid. It should also be accessible beside the emergency call button you can access when a phone is locked.
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Be good to animals, humans are a lost cause
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Every pub should have a camera so I can see who's down the town before I go in.
If it looks shyte I'll know I'm not missing anything.
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Definitely educate kids together in terms of religion, race, gender and class. It's too late in the game for places like Eton to exist alongside schools that can't offer A-levels.
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Every pub should have a camera so I can see who's down the town before I go in.
If it looks shyte I'll know I'm not missing anything.
Also an app. that would tell me when to stop drinking. It should be able to know if I'm in work in the morning or am on a weekend binge.
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Definitely educate kids together in terms of religion, race, gender and class.
+1, a snobbery exists in some Gaelscoils that isn't healthy when those children reach adulthood.
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People taking pride of their town/city/countryside -- Stop littering, and picking up rubbish. Instead of letting it accumulate into a dump...

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+1, a snobbery exists in some Gaelscoils that isn't healthy when those children reach adulthood.
Gaelscoils are hardly as exclusive as the fee paying schools.

We’ll never educate everybody together. Class and regional differences are too deep.
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I read somewhere that in Nordic countries they put community playgrounds in nursing homes so the old and young can interact and it keeps the old people happy.

I thought it was genius in its simplicity. Wouldn’t it be great if we could do more simple things like that here.
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Go back to phones with capability to make and receive call only .. To much time spent looking at or following totally trivial sh..e on them .
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Ban smartphones from pubs and restaurants in the same way of the smoking ban. Designated areas like beer gardens where people can scroll through their Instagram and ignore their current company or take 435 group selfies.
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Go back to phones with capability to make and receive call only .. To much time spent looking at or following totally trivial sh..e on them .
Still need text and WhatsApp for group activities and organization

Agree about all the social media rubbish
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Ban smartphones from pubs and restaurants in the same way of the smoking ban. Designated areas like beer gardens where people can scroll through their Instagram and ignore their current company or take 435 group selfies.
Can’t see a reason for this.
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Put away your phones and talk to one another.

Believe me, the art of conversation in real time is dying and you will feel all the better for it.
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