“All that ‘endless progress’ turned out to be an insane, ill-considered, furious dash into a blind alley. A civilization greedy for ‘perpetual progress’ has now choked and is on its last legs.” Alexandr Solzhenitsyn
Think globally, plan regionally, act locally. The first need is for a new – big enough – thinking.
There is a need to look at our assumptions, the reason why we think the way we do. What we do may be logical according to our beliefs, but are those beliefs tested, or are they just inherited? And are they adequate?
“As our case is new we must think and act anew.” Abraham Lincoln.
“The problems of today will not be solved by the same thinking that produced the problems in the first place.” Albert Einstein
This section seeks to explore some of that new thinking to which we can all contribute: