For school shooters, humiliation fuels violence and gun access fuels killing.

Suzanne B. Phillips writes in Psychology Today quoting Linda Hartling and underscoring the work of HumanDHS „Revenge can feel like the only option when there is little or no connection with others; no emotional support to buffer and reframe humiliation; limited positive definitions of self; and reduced capacity to recognize a further loss of self„For school shooters, humiliation fuels violence and gun access fuels killing.“ weiterlesen

Green-Brain-Washing in Germany

Is there such a thing as Anti-Trust Ecology? Can a company who creates a great amount of waste be successful by also owning the company that recycles the waste? The Lidl Foundation (not company), is the major competitor of Aldi in Germany. They have also been running the „PreZero“ recycling company since at least 2020.„Green-Brain-Washing in Germany“ weiterlesen

The Capture of Democracy by Marketocracy

Álvaro J. de Regil blogs us a sad but imperative scenerio. The Germans say, „Those who don’t listen must feel the pain.“ But should we really let them take us with them on the path of disaster? „…we must wake up, mobilize, and organize in order to force the replacement of the structures of unrelenting growth,„The Capture of Democracy by Marketocracy“ weiterlesen

Playing for Change

Okay, „Playing for Change“ could mean busking in the street, but here it is a dignified meeting through music – THE universal language and heartfelt humanity. Hear it here – “Guajira” means “female peasant” and is also the name of a popular genre of Cuban music whose rhythm shifts from 6/8 to 3/4 time„Playing for Change“ weiterlesen

Forget the AI hype

Says Umair Haque. „Who would have thought that technology would point to living in Dignity? Glorious!“ Michael Boyer, social media designate. „…Minds are the beings out there. In the world. It’s full of them. They’re going extinct. And here we are, obsessing over…bots. It’s absurd, ridiculous, and gross. What’s our moral duty? What makes us human? Well,„Forget the AI hype“ weiterlesen

Ecocide Success?

The Ecocide debate appears to slowly bear fruit. The resolution calls for the 46 member states of the Council to “build and consolidate a legal framework for the enhanced protection of the environment in armed conflicts at national, European and international levels” Read more at

Peter Coleman’s presentation

see the presentation of „The Way Out“ from the annual conference on YouTube. Peter T. Coleman is professor of psychology and education at Columbia University, where he holds a joint appointment at Teachers College and the Earth Institute and directs two research centers. In addition to recently published The Way Out: How to Overcome Toxic Polarization, he„Peter Coleman’s presentation“ weiterlesen

Annual Conference Review

We celebrate our 19th successful annual workshop at Columbia University in New York City. The workshop was dedicated to the World Dignity University initiative (WDUi) and titled, „For People and the Planet: Learning for a Future of Dignity.“ It took place on 9th December on Zoom. Yesterday, editing and uploading all videos and pictures was„Annual Conference Review“ weiterlesen

Moving toward the Digniversity: „The Dignity of an Intellectual Life for All“

Ursprünglich veröffentlicht auf More Than A Song:
The Dignity of an Intellectual Life for All Friday, October 21, 2022, 1:00-3:00 p.m., Eastern Time, Online Format Hosted by Suffolk University Law School ( and co-sponsored by: Basic Program of Liberal Education for Adults, University of Chicago, Graham School Harrison Middleton University ( World…