Category: ARTICLES

Articles are somewhat longer thoughts, where I am expanding on a current topic. They represent the author’s personal view at the moment of writing.

If you still believe growth is the cure

If-you-think-growth

“If you still believe that growth is the only way to improve our world … start with health, freedom, love or peace.” While economy is based on the assumption that only growth in production and consumption will lead to more…

Heute schon losgelassen?

autopoiesis-Durer-Hands

‘Ein Mann klatscht alle zehn Sekunden in die Hände. Nach dem Grund für dieses Verhalten befragt, erklärt er: “Um die Elefanten zu verscheuchen.” Auf die Bemerkung, dass es hier gar keine Elefanten gebe, antwortet er: “Na, also! Sehen Sie?”‘ –…

What price would you pay for faster web-surfing?

  Today, Amazon launched its new Kindle Fire. Read the announcement and an introductory video here. This is basically a tablet PC running on Android 2.1. What is different though, is that – among many other changes that make the…

Pictures of my life

Koh_Samui_Monk

Back in the year 2000, I watched this Buddhist monk on the holiday island of Koh Samui, Thailand, wiping the floor with such humbleness and satisfaction, that it could not contrast the fun and holiday mindset of this island much…

What will you keep doing next year?

boat

Have you made up your new year resolutions for next year yet? If not, then hurry up, there are just a few hours left! – Think of all the things that you did not achieve this year, and for sure…

Things we remember

Abraham Lincoln once said: “And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” And Mindbox says: “In the end, it’s not the presents you brought home or the wealth you…