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The HeArt, Soul and Science of Saying Yes to Life
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The Next Big Thing

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Our institutions are failing not merely because they're bankrupting us financially, but because they're bankrupting us in human terms — that, having become something like Alcatrazes for the human soul, they fail to ignite within us the searing potential for the towering accomplishments necessary to answer today's titanic challenges.

 

Thought-provoking reflections on our human condition and the future in the Harvard Business Review by Umair Haque.


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Will Markets Survive the End of Growth?

Will Markets Survive the End of Growth? | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it

"Is the end of growth the end of markets? The end of capitalism? Most definitely not. We will still need competition, we will still want ideas and innovation to flourish and we will want capital allocated as efficiently as possible. Markets are good at all those things."

 

New article by Paul Gilding ("The Great Disruption") which shows that post-oil and post-growth thinking is still struggling big time with the question of the balance between "state" and "market". Phrases like: we need to accept the earth's limits "as absolute boundaries of the market system" are unhelpful. We need much more sophisticated blueprints of how a just society could produce and consume within ecological and energy limits.


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Effective World Government Will Be Needed to Stave Off Climate Catastrophe

Effective World Government Will Be Needed to Stave Off Climate Catastrophe | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it

Not technological innovation but fundamental social engineering and a radical revamping of global governance insitutions are needed to deal with the world's unsustainability crisis.

 

Gary Stix asks the right questions in this Scientific American blog article building on a scientific article which appeared this week in Science magazine.


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