Paris, 7 January 2015
What is happiness? What is well-being? What should we be targeting for our societies? It is important for active citizens in a participatory democracy (there is no other) that we come to a broadly shared vision of where we want to go, a straight-forward consistent strategy for how to get there, and some kind of measure so that we can see how we are doing. Sad to say all three are are lacking today and we all are paying a high price for it. And if anything especially today.
Listening ot the radio a few hours after the murderous attack at Charlie Hebdo, I turned on my computer to find a short essay by Sandra Waddock, Professor of Management at Boston College, to an on-going discussion of “The Degrowth Alternative” currently underway under the aegis of a program of the Tellus Institute, The Great Transition Initiative – http://goo.gl/guWVeD (Prof. Waddock can be contacted…
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