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The Power Cross

The Power Cross

February 1, 2017

A visual explanation of the power cross by Manfred van Doorn.

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10.6 Return to the light: Convergence towards utopia

June 24, 2015

Introduction What is clearer and simpler than the principle of convergence at the level of simplexity? Of course we know very well which direction we need to take. All our reasoning comes together in the kind of society we want to build together. By our highly developed competencies the goal has never been this close, […]

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11.6 Death and ressurection: The secret will and moral courage

June 24, 2015

Introduction In every good story the urgency to rescue grows along with the danger. We as human species may have passed the five minutes to midnight, soon we will discover if we are made from the right stuff and at what wall we stand up to with our backs. We will have to build a […]

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9.6 Dagger: Less is more

June 24, 2015

Introduction By our rich experience of life, death and destruction are no longer frightening strangers but good acquaintances and in some ways even friends. Combined with compassion we can accept the world how she is, and within our limitations we can even work on development. This means that while we are in peace with the […]

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8.6 Reversal: Empathic embrace

June 24, 2015

Introduction At this level, we promote a culture of dialogue, mutual understanding and commitment, helping others to realize that this is the source of solidarity, the only key to survival and freedom. Or in the words of Martin Luther King: “The marvelous new militancy All which has engulfed the Negro community must not lead us […]

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7.6 Grounding: Rule of law

June 24, 2015

Introduction Much of our well-being depends on maintaining basic human rules, in particular those of human rights, fighting corruption and the formalization of respect for our environment. This requires a long-term plan that is already in action in every detail of our behaviour. Vandana Shiva In Vandana Shiva’s view we need an ‘Earth Democracy’ in […]

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6.6 Star of the day: Enlightened self-interest

June 24, 2015

Introduction If we as mankind manage to realize how much we are interconnected then there really only remains the need for peaceful coexistence and sharing. We cannot continue to say, “your side of the boat is leaking”. The coming decades will be crucial in our transition to enlightened self-interest. Vandana Shiva Vandana Shiva wrote her […]

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5.6 Selection: Measurable happiness

June 24, 2015

Introduction As humanity is maturing we will be able to come up with new forms of status and prestige that are not denominated in money and power, but in the extent to which we contribute and be valued for our character. Such new forms we see already on the Internet in the number of followers, […]

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4.6 Mentor: Multicultural society

June 24, 2015

Introduction Since we started to automate unpleasant work, we see the ideal of the playing man flashing in front of our eyes. The logical step after the experience economy, is the ecology of meaning in which we help each other to live our lives in a playful and meaningful way. Differences are then celebrated because […]

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3.6 Resistance: Resilience

June 24, 2015

Introduction The Simplex consciousness is characterized by the ability to perceive the outlines of the world development. For the prologue phase, this is the realization that we are going through a major transition from the fossil era to the era of renewable energy and recycling raw materials. The chaos by which this transition is accompanied, […]

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