What kind of future would we like? Freedom, security, prosperity, lush nature, and meaningful lives for all? Or a tech defined world where a handful of people own the algorithms and do not care about the planet and the well-being of the many? As humans, we live in several systems: some are natural, some are human-made and cultural. The systems … Read More
An introduction to bildung. The Erasmus+ project BILDUNG explores bildung in adult education across Europe 2020-2021. Read the booklet online and learn more about the project here: https://eaea.org/project/bildung/?pid=15007. There is also a 5-page-version that has been translated into 13 languages. Author, Lene Rachel Andersen.
Did you ever wonder why the Nordic countries are so prosperous, peaceful, good for business, and happy? They have a secret and it was invented in Denmark: folk-bildung. Bildung; Keep Growing tells the story of this Danish invention and suggests a path towards global folk-bildung and a wiser, more meaningful, happier future.
The world is changing and becoming more complex. Metamodernity provides us with a framework for understanding ourselves and our societies in a more complex way, as it integrates indigenous, pre-modern, modern, and postmodern cultural codes. Indigenous culture can provide a connection to nature that we have lost and which re-introduces the circularity that we need to solve the climate crisis etc.
How do societies go through major technological, economic, and structural changes peacefully? The ways in which Denmark, Norway, and Sweden went from feudal agricultural societies to industrialized democracies were exceptionally peaceful. In the process, they climbed from the bottom of the European economy around 1860 to the very top as of the 1930s and have remained prosperous and progressive ever … Read More