The global Covid pandamic, or even a series of pandamics due to the surprising mutations of this virus, had opened up serious reflections about our societal resilience. A recent analysis by our mexican partner Jaime del Rio (Belisario Dominguez Institute of the Mexican Senate), shows the diversity of mitigation efforts of countries around the world and the results in their approach to avoid excessive occupancy of hospital facilities. The research is published in Spanish.
It is interesting that it is a Mexican institute that produces such extensive analysis. It reminds us of the arrival of the spanish “conquistadores” in Mexico. Despite the outnumbering resources of the Aztec community to counter the spanish aggression it was the presence of virus that weakened the population, causing millons of death, that contributed significantly to the collapse of this civilization and the subsequent destructive occupation of the spanish.
The destructive force of a virus can be explained by the isolation of the American continent for many thousands of years from influences from elsewhere. The arrival of the spanish brought illnesses that previously had been unknown on this continent. The effects were devastating. The coronavirus however is a virus that is wellknown to the human immune system. The question then arrises about the reason why a common virus could suddenly deploy devastation among the global population, bypass our immune system and cause such a tsunami of problems worldwide?
The mitigation efforts by the countries around the world are by no means a long term solution, nor can our dependence on the pharmaceutical industries be seen as a solution for lasting resilience of our species against the diversity of reactions of the mircoscopic world and its effects on human health. The sudden boost of the coronavirus must have had a root cause that has been speculated about, even linked to conspiracies, but has not been conclusively determined yet. This determination is necessary to take measures in a proactive way that enhance our global resilience and prevent our species from such devastating problems that have a tendency to repeat themselves if we don’t learn to work on our health in a proactive manner.
Health should be seen as a core natural human value that is not to be taken for granted. It is a complex natural element that needs permanent adjustment of our lifestyle and a proactive societal attitude as our knowledge about health evolves. Mitigation of symptoms and illnesses should be a learning process for proactive adaptation processes towards sustainable wellness. This part of societal analysis is still to be done.
Sustainocracy is health driven. It positions health as a responsibility shared proactively by us all:
- People: as individual and collective biological systems affected by external and internal circumstances that enhance or deteriorate our natural immune system,
- Institutions: that are either part of the problem (polluting, stimulating overconsumption, destructive for our environment, etc) or part of the solution (health driven, knowledge development, innovative, etc)
In our efforts for environmental quality and health in our region of Brabant through AiREAS we work together in co-creation on air quality. The efforts have been limited to measurement only. Recently a report made a set of recommendations to our local government. Some of these recommendations were made by us from Sustainocratic perspective. We are happy that these have been included. These recommendations should be extended to all institutions, including those that “are part of the pollution problem”. The recommendations focus on integration of air quality and health effects in all policy and regional development decisions. From a sustainocracy point of view we are grateful for this because it makes such government yet a more serious aliance for our integral cocreation efforts.
Our proactive health efforts since 2009 are paying off. The Covid root cause investigation is still to be done and will further leverage the health driven focus. Our independent position as STIR foundation can be considered objective enough to structure this investigation. We are looking for scientific and financial support to take these steps and set up a cocreation knowledge community for integral health. If you feel a calling here please let us know.
Our next global sustainocratic cocreation challenge is about multilateralism, peace and core human values
April 24th is the day for multilateralism and diplomacy for peace. In a positive human world, driven by our core natural values (Sustainocracy) peace is a common denominator. We share the abundance that we co-create together among all people and our natural environment. There is no need for competition, war, manipulation or abuse. There is a need for awareness about our natural common values, participation in our cocreation and sharing processes, compassion, high sense of ethics with integral empathy. And a common understanding of genuin care for and with each other for our wellness and sustainable human progress.
Let us work on this together, express ourselves, connect hand in hand, shoulder by shoulder and show the world what peace means. Let us create environments where our children can play freely, meet each other and become friends for life. Share your events, your creations, your arts about this topic with us and we will again share it with the rest of the world that participates via our World Happiness Bird landing pages. No words, let us see deeds……Follow the site to see what others are doing with the topic
During our first global co-creation process via the School of Talents and Wellness we encountered numerous challenges. One were the diversity of cultural and linguistic engagements behing our linking participant. Our participant would find difficulties in sharing information if it were purely in English. This while asking them to do translating work would be too demanding, especially because of the enormous amount of messaging and posts that we were adding to our site for the project: www.worldhappinessbird.com. When I integrated the google translate module suddenly everyone could participate, paving the path of our local partner.
The question arose if I could create a landing page for Sustainocracy also? This would be to support those who wish to initiate local projects and need local support. The blog (which has gthe translate button too) is informative and nice to follow whatever is happening but a website is better to get fresh engagements. So I made one, including the Google translate option. Now all languages of the world can read about the society model and hopefully get inspired to do something with it. I even wrote certain concepts in text rather than using phto designs that are not translated if opened.
Here is the link. I look forward to see what we can do together….in whatever culture or language….
This is what it looks like, more or less…..