What is the Value of Man?

I hear people talking about the decay of values; that the value of man is steadily depreciating. But what is the value of man? This is an ancient question challenging philosophers since eternal times.

Diversity of Perspectives

I have been observing people taking different perspectives or a combination of these perspectives to define the value of man, the value of others and […]

Gender Equality Affects Woman AND Man

This Wednesday, 8th March, is the anniversary of the International Women’s Day. Time to take stock of what has been achieved in the meantime (or not) in the press. CEOs of large corporations tell about their programs for the promotion of women, about “signs of hope”, and about the goals they will set for themselves once again. A short

Of Stupid Parliamentarians and a Radical New Order

Juliane Kästner: Everything is subject to the life cycle of upward trend, peak and downward trend: humans, institutions, companies, empires and even democracy, says philosopher Charles Handy in „The Second Curve – Thoughts on Reinventing Society“.

Life Cycle of Technologies, Companies, Empires or Democracy

To escape the downward trend, a […]

Robots Will Help Us to Strengthen Our Social Cohesion

Juliane Kästner: You refer to the “empowered individual” in your studies Technology as en enabler of sustainable well-being in the modern society. Why are we as individuals more empowered in these days?

Risto Linturi: We are empowered as a customer, as a citizen. As customers we are […]

I am not only “The German”

“Germans, living in Switzerland, do not feel comfortable and find it difficult to integrate”, my parents read to me on this recurring topic from a corresponding article just recently. I myself am a German. And I do not agree.

Granted. I am living more than 26 years in Switzerland, first in the Canton of Solothurn, then in St. Gallen, Zurich, Basel, […]

Jon Gnarr: “I like people, I really like human beings.”

“… And I want to interact with people, I really enjoy interacting. So I try something to offer. I try to be entertaining or interesting. So people will listen to me and take in what I am saying. There is so much information that goes to waste, because it is just so boring.”

Listen to what the major of […]

Shabana Basij-Rasikh: “Behind most who succeed is a father who recognizes that her success is his success.”

A story of courage, to be oneself and to remain true to one’s principles – despite all consequences.

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Gayle Tzemach Lemmon: “Women aren’t micro–so why do they only get micro-loans?”

Women worldwide are leading enterprises of all kind and just escape “our” notice as key for economic development. Don’t miss this encouraging story.

Steve Jobs: “Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.”

„Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living with the results of other people’s thinking, don’t let the noice of others opinions draw out you own inner voice – and most important – have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you […]

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