Short documentary about poverty, collapsing eco-systems and financial speculations: a moment’s survey about the present state of the world.
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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
That is how the future will look like.
Food sovereignty is about purpose of economy in a world scale.
- 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
We know, that something is wrong with economy. And we know that today’s economy is in fact chrematistics (money-getting). That’s why we are facing with financial crisis. We do not follow the purpose of economy.
Many presented solutions to solve the crisis are of the same nature which caused it. It is like that greedy people and institutions want to play the same game they played in the past with known undesirable consequences.
Politicians do not have the will to follow the purpose of economy. Will for the profit is stronger. But if politicians will not find ‘political will’ to do what is good for humanity who will then? Continue reading
The most known classification of human needs comes from psychologist Abraham Maslow. He divided them hierarchically ordered into five components:
- esteem and
According to the thread of my blog I will set out more specific needs of these five. Continue reading
What is the purpose of economy? We just need to look at the meaning of the word. The word oikonomia is of an ancient greek origin and means management of household (oicos – house, nomos – law).
The purpose of economy is to manage the household; to produce and distribute food, water and other needs and goods primarily for preserving the human life. Continue reading