The competition between growing economic needs of mankind is winning against the natural world; the fact humans are unable to understand is that it would be integrated fall. The demise of nature would be the end of all developments. Humans after devouring the terrestrial resources, are now ready to exploit ocean minerals at an absolutely irrational rate.
Armed conflict and weaponization which are the manifestations of human beings continues to have a devastating impact on biodiversity around the world. Existing species are disappearing more than the pace on which new species on earth are being discovered. Nearly 1.8 million different species exist on our planet, including 280,000 in the seas and oceans. Every year, 15,000 species are being added to biodiversity, while the discovery mission is far from over yet.
A safe and just operating space for human identity: a systems perspective
By Tom H Oliver, Bob Doherty, et al.
The Lancet Planetary Health, Vol 6, November 2022
Link to paper: https://doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(22)00217-0
Lectures and TV interview in India
14-24 November 2022
Love, Peace and Sustainability
Based on a contribution to the Triglav Circle
5 November 2022
The Triglav Circle, which addresses the ethical dimension of social issues, met on 5 November to consider the topic "Universal Selfless Love [Agape] as a Political Philosophy and Practice". The following is my attempt to present a Bahá'í perspective on the topic.
Keynes on the real values of life
Excerpts from a paper by economist
John Maynard Keynes
As this is my first post to IEF, a bit of introduction might be in order. I’ve been an active blogger on multiple platforms since 2005. While my interests are rather eclectic, I still tend to take deep dives into topics about strategic framing and organization design even after doing so professionally across a 30-year career.
Green nature is good for you, blue is better
"The country is the world of the soul, the city is the world of bodies."
Reflections on Stockholm+50
Arthur Lyon Dahl
13 June 2022
The other energy crisis
Arthur Dahl's blog