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Proposals – Ideas for guidance

Brown, Lester (2009). Plan B 4.0. Mobilizing to Save Civilization. New York: Norton. download pdf (free).

  1. documentary by PBS: watch here.

Brown, Lester (2011). World on the Edge. How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse. New York: Norton. download pdf (free).

Rifkin, Jeremy (2011). The Third Industrial Revolution. How Lateral Power Is Transforming Energy, The Economy, And The World. New York: Palgrave MacMillan. on amazon.
Interview (27 min.). Animation on the Empathic Civilization (11 min.).

Rifkin, Jeremy (2009). The Empathic Civilization. New York: Tarcher/Penguin. (abstract).

Lyubomirsky, Sonja (2007). The How of Happiness: A Practical Guide to Getting The Life You Want. London: Sphere. (abstract)

Gene Sharp (1993). From Dictatorship to Democracy. Bankok: Committee for the Restoration of Democracy in Burma. Online or pdf (4th US edition, 2010).

www.historiesofviolence.com

www.the9billion.com

Education
Robinson, Ken (2009). The Element. How finding your passion changes everything. New York: Penguin.
Animated TED-talk on changing education paradigms (12 min.)
Tex Gunning (2011). Value Based Education. NIVOZ-lecture 13 October 2011. PDF (Dutch).
On Value-based Education:

 

Victims of the Crisis (who pay)

Human Impact Report (2009).

Sirimanne (2009). The gender perspectives of the financial crisis. Paper written for the Commission on the Status of Women, Fifty-third session New York, 2 – 13 March 2009. download.

Bauman, Zygmunt (2011). Collateral Damage. Cambridge: Polity.

Collier, Paul (2007). The Bottom Billion. Why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Inequality

Diamond, Jared (1997). Guns, Germs and Steel. New York: Norton

Judt, Tony (2010). Ill Fares The Land. London: Penguin.

Wilkinson and Pickett (2010). The Spirit Level. Why Equality is Better for Everyone. London: Penguin.

Financial crisis (2008) explained

The Inside Job. Documentary. Sony Classics / Ferguson 2010. www.insidejobfilm.com. download transcript.

www.globalissues.orghttp://www.globalissues.org/article/768/global-financial-crisis

Martenson, Chris (2011). The Crash Course – The Unsustainable Future of our Economy, Energy and Environment. New Jersey: Wiley.

  • http://www.chrismartenson.com/crashcourse

Magnus, George (2009). The Age of Aging – How Demographics are Changing the Global Economy and our World. New Jersey: Wiley.

Pogge, Thomas (2002). World Poverty and Human Rights. Cambridge: Polity.

Hessel, Stephane (2010). Indignez-Vous! Montpellier: Indigène éditions.

Taleb, Nassim (2007). The Black Swan. The Impact of the Highly Improbable. London: Penguin.

Klein, Naomi (2007). The Shock Doctrine – The rise of Disaster Capitalism. London: Pengiun.

Frankl, Viktor E. (1946). Man’s search for Meaning. Original published as Ein Psycholog erlebt das Konzentrationslager. Wenen: Verlag für Jugend und Volk.

Zizek, Slavoj (2011). Living in The End Times. London: Verso.

Dostoevski, Fjodor. Crime and Punishment. (link to online English version)

Big Picture analysis

Ashcroft, Ross (2011). The Four Horsemen. Documentary. (website).

Egmond, Klaas van (2011). Een vorm van Beschaving. Zeist: Christofoor. (abstract – in Dutch)

Diamond, Jared (2005). Collapse. How societies choose to fail or survive. London: Penguin.

Metanexus. Institute focused on big and connected thinking.

Bigthink.com. Company striving to collect knowledge connecting the dots.

http://ourfiniteworld.com; bigger picture analysis starting from oil depletion.

Big History of life and the Universe by Harvard prof. Eric Chaisson. 

Ecosystem, biodiversity, climate and ecosystemic tipping points

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-james-hansen/twenty-years-later-tippin_b_108766.html

Hansen – Tipping Point

www.klimaatportaal.nl (in Dutch)

Systems Philosophy (philo ~ love , sophia ~ wisdom)

Schumacher, E.F. (1977). A Guide for the Perplexed. New York: Harper and Row. Wikipedia. Abstract.

Bateson, Gregory (1979). Mind and Nature. A Necessary Unity. New York: E.P. Dutton. Documentary ‘An Ecology of Mind’ made by his daughter.

Renewable Energy

Prices of solar voltaic panels: http://www.pvresources.com/Economics.aspx

How solar will outprice coal in about two years: http://odewire.com/177044/hello-solar-goodbye-coal.html

The Arts

Johnstone, Keith (1979). Impro: Improvisation and the Theatre (1st ed.). Faber and Faber.