Me da alivio saber que Alvaro Uribe perdió poder en las elecciones de ayer en Colombia. Me preocupaba la posibilidad de que pudiera aún mantener engañada a la sociedad con su ‘estado de opinión’. A la manipulación y a la ceguera colectiva se les atraviesan, de repente y por fortuna, la verdad, la justicia y el sentido común.
“Now here we are again, two decades later, with what appears to be a reduced level of collective (including media) concern and little or no political leadership, this notwithstanding a measurably higher level of risk on all fronts. Wherever you look, the bio-physical underpinnings of sustained human welfare and economic growth are becoming more fragile – whether it is climate change, ecosystem meltdown or the build-up of waste. Tipping points are upon us.”
In the run-up to the Rio+20 conference, Paul Hohnen
“But there’s something even more limited than time. It’s your attention. Attention is a subset of time, therefore it’s more limited. How you spend your attention is more important than how you spend your time.”
The conventional wisdom isn’t just wrong—it was never right.
- @umairh” —The Reality Manifesto | Umair Haque. Eudaimonics. Redesigning Global Prosperity. (via matiasjajaja)
“An old order is coming apart, a new one—for better or worse—self-assembling. To help build and succeed in the new order, leaders in the private, public and citizen sectors need to switch from thinking about incremental change to transformational, systemic change. And to do this they will need to connect wider, analyze deeper, aim higher and invest longer.”