Hard to tell who is telling the truth.
Have a special truth-tellers tattoo — when you see it you can trust the bearer, don’t need to waste time in paranoia.
PROBLEM: Liars will copy the tattoo.
Depressing thoughts bring us down, makes it hard to summon the courage to fight evil.
A diverting game RASATAPOLI a combination of chess and chutes and leaders played with two little golden tops and a silver net, to rouse the spirits.
PROBLEM: People play Rastapoli too much, never get around to fighting evil.
Problem: Life of man is subject to erasure from wild animals, starvation.
Solution: Agriculture and settlements, keep the tigers out, store food.
Problem: Predatory class of humans grab extra food for themselves, kill, rape and enslave other humans, wall themselves up in settlements “cities”.
What to do with these solutions that generate new problems?
Just keep tinkering I suppose!