Alienation: A Separation From Nature

Alienation: A Separation From Nature

What’s the problem? Much has been written about the fact that we are facing a desperate situation. Climate Change is upon us and we are faced with the urgent task of trying to understand the nature of the problem and what to do about it. At the same time we are...
Just One Problem, Only One Answer

Just One Problem, Only One Answer

What do the following have in common? Climate Change Intolerance (racism, nationalism, classism, etc.) Widening Economic Disparity Environmental Degradation War Gender Inequality Consumerism Misuse of Technology Organized Crime At first glance it doesn’t appear that...
Looking at Mindsets Differently

Looking at Mindsets Differently

Introduction I find it encouraging that I am running across more and more people who are seeing themselves as interdependent selves. Below are two alternate and illuminating approaches to discussing the two mindsets explored in The Hopeful Mindset. The Independent and...
Viktor Frankl, Meaning, Motivation, and Mindsets

Viktor Frankl, Meaning, Motivation, and Mindsets

“…to find and to fulfill meaning is the basic motivation in human beings” “…the desire to find a meaning … to go on to fulfill it.” Viktor Frankl What does Viktor Frankl mean by “a meaning” within a situation. What is to be found in a situation...