Blogpage for the humiliationstudies.org of the Human Dignity Movement. Let us speak of "Physical distancing and social solidarity!"
Let us speak of ‘Physical distancing and social solidarity’!
Ideas for a better world
We are a group of experts and laymen, gathering information and ideas on how to make the world a more civilized home for humanity. We present some of them here and offer you to join the movement of dignity.
Umair Haque could very well be right, that the runaway capitalism heats the runaway warming. „it’s probably going to be history’s blackest name and greatest failure. People are going to say “Americans” one day the way we say “Nazis” today, probably — if global overheating keeps going at this incredible, stunning pace, by which the„The Country That Killed the Planet“ weiterlesen
is the subject of a new book by Janet Gerson and Dale T. Snauwaert… The 2003 War in Iraq provoked worldwide protests and unleashed debates on the war’s illegitimacy and illegality. … This book serves as a theoretical and practical guide for all who seek to reclaim deliberative democracy as a viable foundation for revitalizing„Democratizing Justice“ weiterlesen
umair haque strikes a chord with our thoughts on dignity. „Europe became the first great humanist society, the first real humanist project. That’s not just metaphorical — it’s very real. The thinking behind modern Europe, the EU, is that every life deserves to live with dignity and respect and self-determination. Everyone should have the basics.„Dignisim against dehumanization“ weiterlesen
Cassie McClure reflects on success – „Paying the Dues for Life and Not for Work“ „… learned to schedule my time — mostly — and learned to listen for that moment in someone’s voice when a conversation becomes more real. It wasn’t always something I could publish, but it was something that continually gave me faith„Sometimes the dignified thing is not the successful thing…“ weiterlesen
„Earthwalker“ Paul Coleman and his wife Konomi Kikuchi have taken poor grazing land in Patagonia and regenerated it naturally. Exemplary for treating people, animals, and the planet with dignity, they were interviewed by the American Farmers for sustainability. Watch here and see even more on the website. https://ourlittlethingpatagonia.wordpress.com/ Earth Day every day. Sustainability, future, wisdom.
Learn sustainable goals at play. Available in multiple languages! Dear friends, welcome to the “GO GOALS!” board game. The purpose of this game is to help children understand the Sustainable Development Goals, how they impact their lives and what they can do every day to help and achieve the 17 goals by 2030. #future,#sustainability,change,climate future,dignity,education,example,Sustainably,transformations,UN,UNO,wisdom„Download the game of the future for children and adults.“ weiterlesen
Michael Mann sees a conflict in a global scale. We hope the martial American diction can be improved with dignity. „Fossil fuel companies have, for decades longer than I have been alive, been the largest contributors to the climate crisis that affects my generation today–all in pursuit of profits and growth. In The New Climate War,„Take back our planet“ weiterlesen
Michael Boyer – Social Media Designate from Pennsylvania Tomorrow is Groundhog Day. You may remember the film with Bill Murray being stuck in time and reliving a single day again and again. The parallels to the present situation of a locked down society are evident. It is a metaphor on our induced structure of sleep,„Come out of your Burrow!“ weiterlesen
Markus Gabriel philosophiert weise in der NZZ. „Die Tatsachenlage einer ganz Europa in Atemnot versetzenden Unwissenheit stürzt die Vernunft in eine tiefe Krise. Das allein wäre schon Gegenstand philosophischer Forschung und geistesgeschichtlicher Gegenwartsdiagnose, die wir im Moment mindestens so dringend benötigen wie endlich realitätshaltigere Studien über die Wirklichkeit des sogenannten Infektionsgeschehens….“ Mehr ist hier zu„Die menschliche Vernunft steckt gerade in einer Krise“ weiterlesen
Focusing on the navigation of space and becoming conscious of how you move, especially when outdoor ventures are limited, is unsettling and grounding, excruciating and exciting, but always transformative. It’s a trip you can take. “It’s a mind journey,” Dr. Martha Eddy says. “And it’s a mind journey that’s real.” „…it’s hard to remain optimistic about much„Get moving. Moving Our Minds Around Our Bodies“ weiterlesen
By E.L. Jayne Our interconnectedness and reliance on other human beings is taken for granted lately. It seems as if people only want to surround themselves with other like-minded people. This is profoundly dangerous. How a Pencil Proves our Indisputable Interconnectedness
David Yamada takes another angle on the attempted Coup in Washington… Picture – Screenshot Washington Post. „It is likely that a good number of people who were lawfully in the building will experience post-traumatic symptoms. This includes elected officials, staff members, security personnel, media representatives, and others. Especially for them, working in that building may„Workplace violence at the top.“ weiterlesen
Documenting the Annual Winter Conference was almost as difficult as organizing the meeting – well almost. Over one hundered participants were in together to speak of dignity and the human condition. Find myriad links below to videos, texts and websites. This is a Nexus of the World Dignity Movement. Be sure to contact us about„Conference Reflection“ weiterlesen
Umair Haque explains. „The Lesson We Should Have Learned From 2020 — But Haven’t“ „…sociality means: I feel happy when you have dignity, worth, purpose, meaning. That is the truth in me, in all of us. I receive the gift of happiness from giving enough sociality to form a relationship with you. That innate tendency„„Just be Human“ – a viable solution.“ weiterlesen
Essay from Social Media Designate Michael Boyer „Life is good!“ quoth my old friend again and again and even if everyone is trying to tell us things are bad, life is good. As we go toward the 35th World Dignity Conference we have a lot of positive things to reflect on this year. We are„„Life is good!““ weiterlesen
HOW DO WE MOVE FROM HUMILIATION TO HUMAN DIGNITY? Alain Klkann interviews his Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan who is well known for his international humanitarian work. He was recently appointed Honorary Chair of the World Refugee & Migration Council together with former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. „It all boils down to„The wise are speaking our language.“ weiterlesen
Umair Haque’s concerns: „…Why? Precisely because only the pure deserve such things. Only the pure deserve personhood. Dignity, liberty, freedom, equality. For the rest? The impure? Well, they are going to hell, anyways — so why bother with democracy here on earth? The only thing different in the fascist mindset and the theocratic one is the„But purity is what matters above all…“ weiterlesen
Rosa Reinikainen writes: We are so fortunate at WISR to be linked in with the global network of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies. Evelin Lindner and Linda Hartling have dedicated their lives to the important study of these dynamics. Understanding the dynamics of humiliation is critical to healing from these cycles and restoring our innate„Quarterly Dignilogue Tomorrow“ weiterlesen
Erin Daly and James R. May look at the legal aspects of Dignity… …“dignity law“, a field of law emerging in every region of the globe that touches all significant aspects of the human experience. Through an examination of the burgeoning case law in this area, James R. May and Erin Daly reveal a strong„Because dignity matters for every person, everywhere“ weiterlesen
Umair Haque looks at the numbers that brought about the American Crisis. Covid19 is not the problem, it reveals the problem. …because investment levels are now too low to provide the basics. A new, tiny, class of super rich emerges — while the middle and working class now become one amorphous entity resembling neo-peasants. 50% of„How many greedy sink a society?“ weiterlesen
Linda Hartling reports – Heather Jo Flores is sharing her book for free… „Want to learn how to grow Food Not Lawns? You can read the entire book for free!! Consider it my gift to the community ❤ The book was published in 2006 so there are some hilariously outdated suggestions (start a discussion group„Sustainability begins at home…“ weiterlesen
Dearest Dignifriends! We welcome you to see Evelin Lindner live on YouTube in the E-Conclave „On Humiliation To Dignity: Future of Global Solidarity“, invited by one of the leading schools of India, the Sri Sathya Sai Vidya Vihar in Indore, https://youtu.be/59JxZAA4nOA, Sunday, 12th July 2020, 12.00 Indian Standard Time (8.30 Central European Time, 02:30 US/Eastern„Livestream on Sunday!“ weiterlesen
Farhad Manjoo envisions a great future for New York City if only the old molds can be broken… „Of the 1.6 million commuters who come into Manhattan every weekday (or, who did, before the virus), more than 80 percent make the trip via public transit, mostly trains and buses. Only around 12 percent of daily„Future Vision – less automobiles“ weiterlesen
Georgina Kenyon writes for Deutsche Welle… „The coastal old-growth rainforest is home to a multitude of species, including owls, koalas, bent-wing bats and an endearing, flop-eared possum called the yellow-bellied glider. It is also an important stopover for migrating birds. That this area escaped the wildfires that ravaged 5 million hectares in New South Wales, — including„Australia: Aboriginal protesters defend ancient forest against logging“ weiterlesen
ANDREW E. MILLER reports from the Colombian Amazon… Horrifically, this is just one case of a community representative, social leader, or land defender being killed in Colombia in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. As reported in NewsClick, „according to the Institute of Development and Peace Studies (INDEPAZ), 115 environmentalists, human rights defenders, indigenous, peasant and„The U’wa Community’s Nonviolent Resistance to COVID-19 and Attacks in Colombia“ weiterlesen
Dan Baron presents a Video- In the middle of the pandemic, on this 5th of June, we launch our bilingual video ‚Rio Voador‘ (Flying River), to celebrate World Environment Day, in search of Good Living for all! Enjoy, socialize and take care of life! See the work here: https://youtu.be/Dm2-rsgNQ98 #Amazon #indigenous #change #aftercorona
Cláudio Carvalhaes, Union Theological Seminary, NY writes: "These “new” pedagogies of cruelty appear as a continuation of previous pedagogies of cruelty already normalized in our social living: we have already gotten used to the notion of private property, staggering salary differences, lack of rights for workers, use and abuse of women, the need to be„Pedagogies of Cruelty“ weiterlesen
Paul Raskin of the Great Transition Network writes about the future after Corona. Georg-Wilhelm Geckler has translated it to German. „Nach der Pandemie: Welche Zukunft? – ist eine Gelegenheit, Ihre Erkenntnisse, Spekulationen und Fragen zu den längerfristigen Auswirkungen auszutauschen. Welche GTI-Szenarien sind plausibler geworden und welche weniger? In den Bildern in der beigefügten Taxonomie der„Quo Vadis Post Corona?“ weiterlesen
Hayley Skirka writes for „The National“ „…should the virus reach the riverbanks, a health crisis looms. Only one out of the 14 Cofan villages in the Amazon has any medical infrastructure. “Unfortunately, we can expect almost no government support in the case that the virus should attack any of our villages,” Read More at –„‚We are totally on our own‘“ weiterlesen