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SPADE THEMES: META-THEMES (4) & WORLDVIEW THEMES (22)
META-THEMES (basic choices)
#104A HUMAN CENTERED or #104B RESPECT FOR NATURE?
#204A FREEDOM FROM LIMITS or #204B LIMITS & ETHICS?
Select the version 5.0 worldview theme(s) below that you want to consider:
Thoughts to Take With You:
|"The big innovations of the Neolithic are often said to be stone monuments and farming. Yet both of these can be traced back to a deeper shift, as humans mentally separated themselves from nature, and it became conceivable to manipulate and dominate the natural world"||
in The Human Cosmos
|"In order to survive and flourish in nature, we must produce what we need...Yes, we too are part of nature, but our nature is that of a developer...It's time we defend a new vision: an inspiring individualist vision of human potential, in which each human being is honored as an end in himself."||R.J. Bidinotto|
|"The door of the future is opening onto a crisis..."||Barbara Ward|
"The Chinese...have a language symbol for crisis composed
of symbols for two
danger and hope"
|from Coming of Age in the Global Village|
|"This growing awareness that we are part of a global system -- a global village -- is a tremendously revolutionary concept...capable of remaking our entire planet"||
Adam Daniel Finnerty
in No More Plastic Jesus
|"Things do change. The only question is that since things are deteriorating so quickly, will society and man's habits change quickly enough?"||Issac Asimov|
|"Give Earth a chance!"||from bumpersticker, author unknown|
|"Insatiable is not Sustainable!"||from bumpersticker, author unknown|
|"Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold; the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul"||Democritus|
|"What we need is the evolution of a new ethical consciousness"||E. Laszlo|
|"It is no longer a choice my friends between violence and nonviolence. It is either nonviolence or nonexistence."||Martin Luther King|
|"One people, one planet, one future."||from bumpersticker, author unknown|
Caution: "As you shop in 'The Reality Marketplace' avoid spending your 'reality cash' too early, before you have seen everything!” from Coming of Age in the Global Village, by Stephen P. Cook, with Donella H. Meadows.
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