The Eco-Manifesto is not a measurable tool for sustainability; nevertheless, the fundamental basis and source of inspiration and company values. Eastern religion and culture have since the 60’s change many westerners view on the relationship between materialism and spiritualism, the necessary foundation for a new environmental philosophy.
Happiness comes when we manage to escape our desire is the second post in a series discussing happiness and human well-being in the twenty-first century
Megatrends towards 2020, we are headed towards an economy based upon the need of nature nor the market or humans; the new economy drivers are parameters such as inner peace, happiness, human well-being and compassion. It’s an imbalance between materialism and spiritual growth toward the west. We have relied too much on technology to solve environmental problems; they cause more questions than answers.
I witness the bomb total damage in the city center as I arrived just 2 minutes after the bang.
My subway station is only 200 meters from where the bomb exploded. In the evening, I was too restless to sit inside. I decided to do walking meditation. Calm my mind and try to gain a momentum of inner peace.
What is happiness? We must learn to cherish what we have not the things we do not have. We have arrived in the middle of an important paradigm shift, a large green megatrend has grown into a new way of living, and people have started taking personal responsibility for the environment. We must learn to live with less, share, swap and repair