Diagonal Lengths: Rethinking Our World - Mickey Puri - Google Книги
We all see what's wrong, but everyone goes along with it. We're too busy living our lives to try to change the world. As a society we've made huge technical innovations - from splitting the atom to exploring space. However when it comes to our own social organization we've failed to show the same innovative streak, and we continue to live with problems and issues - issues such as poverty, global warming, social inequality, religious intolerance, political mismanagement and international conflict - that have come to appear unsolvable - an illusion according to the author.
The book deals with each of these themes, succinctly uncovering the heart of each problem before setting out a pragmatic solution to the issues uncovered. Taking a broad, honest view of the way we live, work and play in today's world, Diagonal Lengths has breath-taking scope and vision, and Mickey Puri proposes new and innovative solutions to what are often seen as the intractable problems of our age. This book will change the way you view the world. Read more Read less. Matador December 23, Language: Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
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You might have held back, thinking there to be too many obstacles. In the author's view those obstacles are an illusion and unhindered by any political or social affiliations, he's thought through what would be the ideal solution were we to start from a blank piece of paper.
The result is a radical set of ideas that can act as disruptive social engineering, as powerful as the major technical innovations, with the ability to transform our world. As a society we've developed technical innovations from splitting the atom to space travel, however when it comes to our own social organization we've failed to show the same innovative streak and have lived with issues that have come to appear intractable. As a global community we face issues such as global warming, religious divide, terrorism, corruption and poverty, with our lives turning into a rat race.
These arise from a structural mismatch - as a world we've outgrown the capacity of our foundations to bear the new social loads. However most of us accept these issues as the norm or unchangeable given's - in the same way as a child born within a prison knows no other reality and plays happily, oblivious of the prison walls.
Diagonal Lengths : Rethinking Our World by Mickey Puri (2010, Paperback)
Politicians too have their heads down focussed on short-term priorities and electoral goals, with everyone passing the buck and no one focussing on truly ground-breaking solutions. This book is a wake up call. If written a few hundred years ago, the author would be in prison. It's testament to our democracy that you're able to buy this book.
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