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Zeitgeist and the Climate Change

Posted by on Jan 15, 2011 in Ecology | 39 comments

Zeitgeist and the Climate Change

The Germans have a beautiful language, although it isn’t very melodic. But some things can only be expressed in German. Just to name a few; Ersatz, Doppelgänger, Hinterland, Kindergarten and, at last but not least, Zeitgeist. Zeitgeist links two words to a new one and gets a different meaning. Zeit means time and Geist means Spirit. Therefore the meaning of Zeitgeist could be translated as the spirit of the time or, rather, era.  As such a Zeitgeist does not exist. What is the spirit...

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Cultural Change against Climate Change!

Posted by on Mar 30, 2010 in Climate Change | 3 comments

Cultural Change against Climate Change!

Humanity is faced with the biggest challenge ever. Climate Change for one and the other is the growth of the World Population. In the year 2040 an estimated 9 billion people will live on earth. A comprehensive solution must be found! The challenge is rather a cultural then a technological one. Cultural Change against Climate Change! Science is already showing the way. Physics is researching the realm of the Quantum, mathematics postulates the Chaos Theory. Chaos theory states that the wing of a...

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