Tag Archives: needs

Hope for prosperity for all

Short documentary about poverty, collapsing eco-systems and financial speculations: a moment’s survey about the present state of the world.

Click on this link and you can start watch 16 minutes short documentary called Momentaufnahme (Snapshots) in various languages.

Short documentary
Photo: http://www.momentaufnahme.at/index.php

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Poor can think for themselves

I came across with a letter of S’bu Zikode who is the member of Abahlali baseMjondolo shack dwellers movement in South Africa.
This letter shows current most important problem humanity faces today. This is world-wide problem called apartheid between rich and poor, privileged and unprivileged. But I want to emphasize this problem from the psychological view.

Here is the excerpt of this letter which shows core of the problem: Continue reading

We eliminated hunger

That is how the future will look like.

Food Sovereignty

Food sovereignty is about purpose of economy in a world scale.

Summary of seven principles to achieve food sovereignty (according to Via Campesina):[1]

  1. Food: A Basic Human Right Everyone must have access to safe, nutritious and culturally appropriate food in sufficient quantity and quality to sustain a healthy life with full human dignity. Each nation should declare that access to food is a constitutional right and guarantee the development of the primary sector to ensure the concrete realization of this fundamental right. Continue reading

Basic human needs

The most known classification of human needs comes from psychologist Abraham Maslow. He divided them hierarchically ordered into five components:

  • physiological,
  • safety,
  • love/belonging,
  • esteem and
  • self-actualization.

According to the thread of my blog I will set out more specific needs of these five. Continue reading