Chapter 12: Shared Values

As the individual regions have different cultures, the values are also not the same everywhere. However, there are some values that are shared by all the people - making the world a brighter place. The maybe most important one is peace - and therefore there is a strict opposition to warfare and killings. Fortunately, all …

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Chapter 11: Politics & Democracy

The regions are democratically governed and in peaceful (trade and knowledge) relations with each other. All people are interested in politics because they know that the decisions directly influence their lives and they care about what happens in the community. They want to actively design and shape the world in the best possible way. Therefore, …

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Role models where you would propably least expect them…

Have you ever heard of Rojava? I suppose that most of you haven't (but please prove me wrong in the comments). I really got aware of this region in Syria a few months ago, when I watched the following 25 minute documentary: https://www.arte.tv/en/videos/084989-000-A/syria-rojava-the-revolution-by-women/ It is available in multiple languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and …

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Are you informed about world facts?

I thought, I was. But then I took this test and failed: https://www.gapminder.org/test/ Take the ten minutes to do the test; then you will get more benefit out of the following post. It is interesting, promise! It is surprising how little people - even 'informed' ones - know about the world's facts and statistics. This …

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Culture and Sustainability

I just had my first class in Culture & Sustainability as part of my Master degree today. The teacher told us about sustainability issues in the cultural sector. Normally, most people think about sustainability in terms of environment(al problems) and less about social issues. But sustainability also comprises issues like diversity, freedom of expression, data …

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