‘Humiliation and discrimination’: Environmental defenders facing ‘unprecedented attacks’

Daisy Dunne reports in „The Independent“ about people who try to treat the world with dignity… “Human rights defenders are being killed as they seek to uphold their environmental, human and spiritual rights,” Luisa Fernanda Rodríguez Gaitán, an environmental defender and researcher at Colombia’s Centre for Research and Popular Education’s intercultural programme, told The Independent. “For indigenous„‘Humiliation and discrimination’: Environmental defenders facing ‘unprecedented attacks’“ weiterlesen

Come out of your Burrow!

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

Get moving. Moving Our Minds Around Our Bodies

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

„Just be Human“ – a viable solution.

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

„Life is good!“

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

Quarterly Dignilogue Tomorrow

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

If someone claims to know something for certain, the only thing for certain is they are trying to fool you.

STUART FIRESTEIN reinforces what we have been saying all along: „…we take the pills because the science is sound, even when it is not completely settled. Ask a hypertensive oil executive who says climate science should be ignored because there are uncertainties in the data if he is willing to forgo his blood pressure medicine„If someone claims to know something for certain, the only thing for certain is they are trying to fool you.“ weiterlesen

Future Vision – less automobiles

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

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