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Avoidable human dramas

With this powerful image the Greek visual artist Athanasia-Iris Giaxidis shows her repulsion for the atrocities and unnecessary blood shed caused by human political financial corruption, wars and powerplays.

Musical expressionist Chara Palaiologou adds her sounds to this art.

We can only agree and see to what extend our values, sense of responsibility and commitment to quality has been deteriorated over time out of financial greed, political incompetence and manipulative business practices. Wars motivated by religious and financial controls, unreliable real estate, train accidents, millions of refugees, poverty, robbery of valuable resources, killings, etc show us the level of disrespectfulness and decadency that we reached as a human species. This is no leadership, nor sustainable progress for us. This is a crime against humanity and even life on Earth. It is the end of an era of abuse, hierarchies of interests, monstrous story telling, all reflected in an image of blood, pain and death.

Can it be different? Yes, it can! But then we need to stand up, join hands and arms in a peaceful but determining way, and start building on our values together, our quality of life, or respectfulness for life in general and each of us specifically.

International Women´s Day 2023

In Sustainocracy all human beings are equal, but not the same. We all have our uniqueness, our individual authenticity, cultural background, heritage and personality. This makes humankind such a beautiful and colorful kaleidoscope of interactive energies that we try to engage in positiveness, shared values and responsibilities. COS3i is our community for social integration, innovation and inclusion. We happily support the International Women´s Day 2023 in Eindhoven and worldwide by acknowledging this feminine energy of care, renewal, creativity, etc. It also represents our moral and ethical “To be” evolution as a species.

New publications about Sustainocracy and our experiences after 13 years of developing this society model based on core human values

In an attempt to write a book about Sustainocracy and our experiences over the years I found it difficult to not fall into the repetition of arguments that have already been covered in other publications. These arguments are however important to understand the context in which Sustainocracy arose as a new mindset and societal approach. On the other hand I understand that there are plenty of people that have already been made acquainted with these details. For them it may be more interesting to see why particular communities were born out of the STIR development and what process they may encountered to deploy themselves. Instead of a book I decided to write articles on the different topics that each had their own very special development. When one introduces and overarching mindset, a way of developing shared responsibilities that differ from the mainstream where we come from, one gets in touch with literally everything in society. I have divided the articles into five different groups so far:

1. General (our core human values, shared responsibility, 4 x WIN entrepreneurial spirit and Sustainocracy)

The core natural human values

Entrepreneurship of the 21st century

Smart cities are healthy cities, healthy cities are smart

2. AiREAS (air quality and health)

AiREAS phase 1 – http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-26940-5

AiREAS phase 3 – http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-319-45620-1

3. FRE2SH (food self sufficiency)

FRE2SH experiences of developing regional food self sufficiency

4. COS3i (social inclusion)

COS3i, social inclusion into our core human values

5. School of Talents & Wellness (Participatory learning)

Experiences with a new learning system

More publications are to follow, also coming from the research students that get engaged through the different topics. I will try to include them in the diversity of topics that all hang under the umbrella of STIR and Sustainocracy. The publications will be on Springer, Researchgate.net and Academy.edu. They will also be added to the list of publications on this blog. If you wish to comment on any of the publications please feel free to do that either to me through jp@stadvanmorgen.com , via the academic sites or via this blog. We also organize open dialogues in town (Eindhoven) and online if of interest.

Masterclasses are available in 2023 on all these subjects.