In response to the questions of whether we can trust Trump or could have trusted Hilary, we might instead say “The real question is, Can we trust ourselves?” Can we trust ourselves to give our attention to creating a world that is fair and just and that is good for all of us to live in. Here are five thoughts on what we can do.
There is a lot of ambiguity in the air. The election results. Concern about our own lives. The climate. The state of the world in general. The changing economy. The replacement of jobs by freelance work. Don’t try to escape ambiguity by making up stories; escape your ambiguity by taking actions towards a vision for a better life and world.
It’s still unclear, while the dust settles, exactly what we can do to continue bring about the world we want after the U.S. election. But here is a video I made of the actions we can take while we figure it out. Some of the points are summarized below.
So many of us are so worried and sick that I wanted to say a little about how I’ve been coping and plan to move forward since I woke up to a Trump presidency. I’m hoping the ten strategies I list might help you, too.
It is election season in the USA and I have been thinking a lot about this expression “human dignity.” What does it mean? How does it relate to our life choices and how we treat others and also to the priorities of the society in which we live?
How does the expression human dignity relate to climate change and racism, both of which are essentially issues of how we treat each other and how we allow our societies, governments and corporations to treat us?