Reflections on the Emerging Generations, Part 1

I keep trying, with varying levels of success, to convince my peers (we pre-Boomers), and Boomers themselves that the emerging generations will simply not do things the way we have done them and that we might wisely accept this as “reality”.  My generation seems confused by this idea while most Boomers seem distressed or subtly aggressive.

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Reflections on Health as a Human Right

In Article 25 the United Nations asserted that “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his control.”

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Reflections on Complexity

Since my late teens, I have been fascinated by the emerging science of complexity, one that both attracted me and rendered me immobile. I sensed its disruptive potential, and was busy trying to meet the standards of a logical, analytic and “scientific” academic community enmeshed in small discoveries that would not upset essential assumptions about “reality”. I knew that complexity was disruptive.

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