The Problem The more we develop, the more complicated and unpredictable life becomes. This means that there are forces we cannot see or feel, which is why we seem to suddenly discover all kinds of things we did not anticipate.
Throughout all of history, humanity has never lived in an era of such intimate globalization, as we do today… Never has any one country’s economy been so dependent upon the economy of other countries, and never has the fate of people in any one country been so dependent upon the
The strengthening of the media in the current era demonstrates the increasingly apparent connection between us. Yet concurrent to this, our much needed concern for each other is rapidly diminishing. While the media ties us tightly together, the content and messages that it conveys con
“Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature.” –Dennis Gabor, Inventing the Future, 1964 Sea levels are rising, droughts are spreading, winter is colder, summer is hotter, the ice caps are melting, and climate has generally gone out
“Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.” (Albert Einstein). Today’s schools do not engage in real, substantive edification. Instead, schools today provide children with the tools needed for college admittance, while forcing them to memorize
For years, we were passive, watching and listening to whatever was broadcast and reading whatever was written in newspapers and magazines. And by and large, we were unable to affect the world around us. Then came the World Wide Web and changed our world. The Internet revolutionized al