Born in Terre Haute, Indiana in 1941, Frank Jozsa completed elementary and secondary schools there and then in 1963, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Indiana State College. After serving as a logistics officer for five years in the military, he worked for Ford Motor Company in Detroit, Michigan and then Indiana National Bank in Indianapolis, Indiana. In the early-to-mid-1970s, Jozsa earned a Master of Business Administration and then a Master of Science and Doctorate of Philosophy degrees in economics and since the late 1970s, taught classes in economics, statistics, and business administration to undergraduate and graduate students at various American colleges and universities. Besides teaching, he also authored articles, his memoirs, twelve books about the business, economics, and operations of major leagues and their franchises in professional team sports, and also another book on commercialism in college sports programs (SpringerBrief in Economics, 2013). After thirty-five years of full-time teaching, Jozsa retired in 2007 from Pfeiffer University in Charlotte, North Carolina.
This global consciousness inspires space travellers who then provide emotional and spiritual observations. Their views from outer space awaken them to a grand realization that all who share our planet make up a single community. They think this viewpoint will help unite the nations of the world in order to build a peaceful future for the present generation and the ones that follow.
Many poets, philosophers, and writers have criticized the artificial borders that separate people preoccupied with the notion of nationhood. Despite the visions and hopes of astronauts, poets, writers, and visionaries, the reality is that nations are continuously at war with one another, and poverty and hunger prevail in many places throughout the world, including the United States.
So far, no astronaut arriving back on Earth with this new social consciousness has pro- posed to transcend the world's limitations with a world where no national boundaries exist. Each remains loyal to his/her particular nation-state, and doesn’t venture beyond patriotism - "my country, right or wrong" – because doing so may risk their positions.
Most problems we face in the world today are of our own making. We must accept that the future depends upon us. Interventions by mythical or divine characters in white robes descending from the clouds, or by visitors from other worlds, are illusions that cannot solve the problems of our modern world. The future of the world is our responsibility and depends upon decisions we make today. We are our own salvation or damnation. The shape and solutions of the future depend totally on the collective effort of all people working together.
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