When will we come off our platform of arrogance and listen
Nature is a totally efficient, self regenerating system. If we discover the laws that govern this system and live synergistically within them sustainability will follow and human kind will be a success. R. Buckminster Fuller
From the island upon which I currently write, somewhat removed from the world, taking a pause from the news cycle, most media, and the web of daily busy, I wonder at the illusions we all find ourselves trapped in. How we can believe in theories with such a blind fervour?
At what point did humans decide that they had superiority over nature? At what point did we decide that we have superiority over other humans, for whatever reason….colour, gender, race, religious belief?
Surely any form of fundamentalism is a closed system and therefore entropic? All optionality squeezed out.
How did our current world reach this state, where crazy is accepted as normal? (Name your brand of crazy, it comes in so many varieties, with new ones coming online every day.)
How will this year, 2020, of crazy end? I suspect in even worse state than we have now. Rare is it that we humans turn from the precipice before the axis tips.
All the while the dolphins jump, the whales breach, the kangaroos look up from their grass eating as we walk by.
The waves roll in.
The Earth we walk upon, often with total disregard, has been whispering to us from the beginning.
When will we come off our platform of arrogance and listen…listen to the winds, the bird cry, the bees, the rainforests….and know that they are our teachers, they are the carriers of wisdom. Until we value them more than we value the CEO who makes the most money, we are lost.
Photo taken September 2nd 2020
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About Christine McDougall
Creating a world where Syntropic Enterprises are the way we do business. Leaving everything better.
As the Founder and Chief Steward of Syntropic.world – Christine works with leaders and enterprises globally who have a commitment to being the pioneers of enterprise change. Christine has the ability to completely re-imagine business, its role in our world, and its potential for a future for all humans. She experiences a deeper level of truth through applying synergetics (Buckminster Fuller’s anticipatory design science) and the working laws of Universe to enterprise design and human co-ordination. She has a way of articulating this so others can see it as well. Christine questions the most basic assumptions that drive our complex systems and can map that back to what is needed today. To learn more visit www.syntropic.world