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1. World System

Posted by on Mar 24, 2011 in Ecology | 2 comments

1. World System

The technology of the 1. World (1) plays a big part in the wake of a possible Climate Change (2). But it is not just the technology, it is the whole system, in which technology is one of the decisive parts. The 1. World is transferring their system to the 3. World (3), although it is obvious, that this system does not function properly. Would our system work as it should, our natural environment would remain undisturbed and a Climate Change would be a far away possibility. If a Climate Change...

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Facts of Live

Posted by on Feb 17, 2011 in Ecology | 0 comments

Facts of Live

One of the eternal inner conflict of man is to accept the facts  of life as they are. And what is the appropriate way of life according to the facts. Not what we simply want, but what are the facts, that should dictate our way of life. Regardless whether what we want is in accordance with the facts of life. Technology is the key to our way of life.  It provides us with the means to overcome the shortcomings of our materiel supplies and offers us, supposedly, psychological...

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Technology in the Here and Yet

Posted by on Dec 8, 2010 in Ecology | 0 comments

Technology in the Here and Yet

Our collective knowledge increases rapidly. The more we know, the less we seem to think of the consequences of this knowledge and how it is utilized daily. Technology is quintessential nothing but applied knowledge. We all are constantly confronted with the moral implications of how we apply the knowledge. Although we prefer to look the other way. But regarding the state of earth at the beginning of the 21. century the diagnosis is rather bad. Still we know it, no one can deny the possibility...

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Cultural Change and Technology!

Posted by on Mar 31, 2010 in Climate Change | 2 comments

Cultural Change and Technology!

One cannot say that humans were once, in ancient times, ecological beings. They were not! But until the begin of the industrial revolution this fact didn’t matter much. The life expectancy of humans were rather low and the products they manufactured were mostly biological degradable. With the exception of glass and pottery, which could be regarded as the oldest artificial products. With the begin of the industrial revolution all this changed. At the beginning of the 19. century world...

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