December 30, 2005
Global.....iz(s)ation & Democracy
A friend who works as a traditional and non-traditional doc on the East Coast recently sent me to the works of Dr. Vladimir Dimitrov, who writes about a variety of topics, including globalization and democratic decline. He weaves in aspects of where some of the issues he covers and cares about, particularly as it relates to spirituality and complexity.
His 'globalisation (note British spelling) discusses the desire to collaborate between nations and communities for common good in areas of social justice, health and sustainable environments. He also talks about globalisation relative to time and space compression.
"Early human lives were dominated by space, expressed as distance and a lack of knowledge, mingled with fear, myth and superstition about what lay 'beyond' the known boundaries." Here here and nothing has changed, at least in the multiple worlds in which I interact.
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