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Whole-systems thinking invites us to see the whole as more than the simple sum of its parts, to face complex issues from multiple perspectives, to suspend our judgement by questioning our own assumptions, and to honour insights from different disciplines and different ways of knowing.
Why have modern economic theories been so out of touch with the real world? The answer lies in their basic assumptions about human nature—that we humans mainly exist to produce and consume. This article explains the history of this economic vision and why it has failed.
From economic democracy to ecology, equality and sacred activism, you will find talks, interviews and clips from some of the brightest minds and open hearts of the systems change movement.
Shopping locally, growing some of our own fruits and vegetables, these are all very important habits to cultivate if we want to create deeper systems change. But individual changes are not enough in order to stem the tide of economic destruction against nature and the local economy. In this podcast, Roar Bjonnes outlines the eight design principles we need to implement a truly local economy.
Corporate capitalism is addicted to making money and therefore has a very short planning cycle–hardly longer than its next quarterly profit fix. A truly green, regenerative economy will have to plan long term. To do that, we need deeper economic changes. In this episode, Roar Bjonnes talks about the two most important systems changes needed to create an eco-economy of the future.
Green capitalism is overlooking a fundamental issue in economics; an issue that we need to overcome through systemic restructuring in order to create a sustainable economy. In this episode of Musings on Systems Change, Roar Bjonnes talks about what this fundamental issue is and how to overcome and go beyond the limits of green capitalism.
For centuries, writers, artists and musicians have been visionaries, supporting human societies to question, shift and evolve in the changing tides of our social and political histories.
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