A Dignity Economy: Creating an Economy that Serves Human by Evelin Lindner

By Evelin Lindner

The industrial challenge has many labels starting from "subprime problem" to "credit crunch," to "financial tsunami" or "economic Armageddon. around the globe, everyone is coming to a unmarried prognosis: "Something is deeply dangerous in our world." This booklet advocates a deep paradigm shift, not only from one inflexible paradigm to a different inflexible paradigm, yet clear of pressure altogether. clear of immense associations towards a world flow that's co-created by way of humans and their enthusiastic power. we want a dignity revolution, and never simply in Tunisia or Egypt. Now we want an international dignity revolution, an international dignity circulate, a circulate that creates inclusion, either in the neighborhood and globally. This publication by means of the writer of award profitable books "Making Enemies - Humiliation and overseas Conflict", "Emotion and Conflict", in addition to "Gender, Humiliation, and worldwide safeguard" offers an summary in regards to the plurality of suggestions and events aimed toward this.

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Selfless leadership‖ is required, rather than autocratic ―big-ego‖ styles. 72 In my conversations with Morton Deutsch in November 2011, I explained why we founded the World Dignity University initiative. It is precisely to manifest a new future by starting a new kind of institution that is far enough outside of existing paradigms conceptually to encourage change, while close enough for cooperation in practice. You cannot put a rope around the neck of an idea; you cannot put an idea up against a barrack-square wall and riddle it with bullets.

A core difficulty is connected with what is called consideration. Consideration is a concept of legal value in contract law defined as a promised action or omission of action. A famous court case, the First National Bank of Montgomery versus Jerome Daly, illustrates the problem. On December 9, 1968, in the Justice Court State of Minnesota, the judge ruled in favor of the debtor Jerome Daly, who had failed to honor his mortgage. Because of failure of a lawful consideration, the bank was prohibited from taking Daly‘s assets.

All panelists understood that this is not the time for quick solutions; a long term process of change has to be shaped. Over time, Linda and I meet ever more people who contend that every part of life is ―contaminated‖ by the fallout of harmful large-scale frames and who insist that a radical overhaul is needed. Margrit Kennedy, an architect who works internationally, is one of those voices. 27 We have written to Paul Krugman and others with the idea of creating a Dignity Bank, a bank that puts money at the service of society and not at the service of profit maximization, a bank that operates without interest and nurtures inclusionism and dignism, instead of oppressive communism or bulimic capitalism.

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