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Libertism

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

What is Bildung?

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.

Bildung

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.

Metamodernity

Metamodernity Paper by Lene Rachel Andersen Metamodernity is an alternative to both modernity and postmodernism, a cultural code that presents itself as an opportunity if we work deliberately towards it. It is a vision, an option and a possible future scenario. As a cultural code, metamodernity contains both indigenous, premodern, modern, and postmodern cultural elements and thus provides social norms … Read More

The Bildung Rose

The Bildung Rose Paper by Lene Rachel Andersen The Bildung Rose is a description of society and an educational model for connecting our inner worlds to the society in which we live. Understanding the relationship between self and society is crucial because as societies become more complex, we too must change in order to survive and thrive. According to the … Read More

Metamodernity

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.

The Nordic Secret

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