Implications and Solution to Pandemic Shock

In February 2020 the world population was shocked to find a species-threatening virus was spreading quickly around the world and killing people at random. Suddenly we realised we were living in a science fiction nightmare. People were traumatized and in emotional shock. We locked down schools, businesses and governments. But when people are in shockContinue reading “Implications and Solution to Pandemic Shock”

The Shifting Notion of Morality

I sense that our human notion of morality is shifting, perhaps in profound ways. We used to think of moral behaviour in terms of the ancient codes of don’t do this or that. “If you do that you will be punished.” People were treated as ‘moral agents’ of goodness or evil, angels or demons. Now,Continue reading “The Shifting Notion of Morality”

Personal Resilience

I am impressed with the social media displays of personal resilience in the face of our common yet uncommon troubles. I see landscapes that ground us. I see paintings that express us. I see humor that refills us. I see poems that reframe us in our world, and hear music that reminds us of ourContinue reading “Personal Resilience”

Averting Civil Collapse

I often need to  frame my discussions in the broad context. We are value generators relentlessly pursuing top return on investment in a layered framework of valued options. There is no value without truth, and no truth without meaning. Meanings are based on placing the foreground against background context. I will continue and try harderContinue reading “Averting Civil Collapse”

Beginning of the End or End of the Beginning?

Worst Case Scenario:Critical anchoring ideas may become dislodged from our shared worldviews causing disordered thinking and profound chaos Just toying with some ideas. I am not trying to scare anyone. I merely suggest a level of preparedness for more to come. Maybe there is a solution if we admit the problem.⁠We live within a semanticContinue reading “Beginning of the End or End of the Beginning?”