The sad decline of peacefullness

Vision of Humanity reports: Global peacefulness has deteriorated over the past year, with this being the fourth time in the last five years that the world has seen a fall in peacefulness. Read more at- http://visionofhumanity.org/indexes/global-peace-index/ #peace #dignism #dignity #future #protests #visionofhumanity Vision of Humanity is brought to you by the Institute for Economics and Peace,„The sad decline of peacefullness“ weiterlesen

Pedagogies of Cruelty

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

„…an unprecedented wake-up call“

A Message from  UN Secretary-General António Guterres – – “a real opportunity to do things right for the future”, he proposed climate-related actions to shape the recovery.  While spending huge amounts of money to bring economies back, Mr. Guterres asserted, “we must deliver new jobs and businesses through a clean, green transition”. And where taxpayers’ money is used to rescue„„…an unprecedented wake-up call““ weiterlesen

Corona makes change easier. Digniworld says: do it now!

Ullrich Fichtner author of ‚The Spiegel‘ title story- – „Even before the arrival of COVID-19, humanity found itself stuck in several crises at once. The current shock delivered by the coronavirus could accelerate a paradigm shift that was already underway. It may result in a better and more sustainable world.“ Digniworld says: may? Must! Read„Corona makes change easier. Digniworld says: do it now!“ weiterlesen

…and Transformations

Director Linda M. Hartling has contributed to this book at Dignitypress.org – – „Using the study of dignity and humiliation as a common foundation, this book examines some of the most challenging topics of our time…“ See more at– http://www.dignitypress.org/dignity-press-books/human-dignity

Simple best practice example

Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram authors: Physical distancing, social solidarityKerala state in southwestern India, with a population of 35 million, has become “a model state in the fight against Covid-19”. Its Left Front-led government was among the first to introduce precautionary state-wide measures against the novel coronavirus threat… Read More here– http://www.ipsnews.net/2020/04/kerala-covid-19-response-model-emulation/

Out of the coronavirus crisis, a new kinder and better world must be born

Prof. Kamran Mofid, Founder, Globalisation for the Common Good Initiative (GCGI), author– „In all my academic life, spanning over four decades, I have been dismayed, frustrated and overwhelmed with pain to notice that our education model has not embraced the beauty and the wisdom of our mother nature and our sacred earth, corporating them into„Out of the coronavirus crisis, a new kinder and better world must be born“ weiterlesen

Engineering Dignity

Georg-Wilhelm Geckler author During these days of spring in many parts of the world, or any other season when religious, traditional, ritual, or private feasts and celebrations cannot be celebrated with the usual get-togethers and visits of relatives many of us must stay at home and watch the misery of the plague spreading worldwide. Now„Engineering Dignity“ weiterlesen