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A Supreme Moment in Our Humanity – Now is the Time! | The Nature of Business

Finally, an explanation of the “Mysterious” thinking that has gone into the “Altresco” business models that have stayed intact for decades. This thinking has been considered unfathomable over the decades, and not compatible with “modern “stockholder” capitalism for a simple reason.

Modern capitalism is based on marketing, sales of “merchandise”, and this quarter’s results. Both Altresco, and “Regenerative” capitalism is based on creating “Net Present Value.”

Revenues and profitability generated by stable and continuing sales of beneficial continuing consumption of essential goods, and services, that are foundations of community, and macro economies.

We are in the midst of a metamorphosis, profound shifts are affecting the way we work, how and why we do things, and the purpose and meaning we bring to our organisations, social systems and wider …

Source: A Supreme Moment in Our Humanity – Now is the Time! | The Nature of Business

A Brave and Startling Truth: Astrophysicist Janna Levin Reads Maya Angelou’s Stunning Humanist Poem That Flew to Space, Inspired by Carl Sagan – Brain Pickings

Some days, as I contemplate the machinations of the human species, with the core Amorality of human nature, commerce, and the capitalistic style rationalization of the continuing destruction of our planet, I wonder if we’ve even evolved enough to deserve to survive.

Then I’m led to work like this poem, and the overall efforts of the “Brain Pickings” writer and my spirits are lifted.

“Out of such chaos, of such contradiction / We learn that we are neither devils nor divines…”

Source: A Brave and Startling Truth: Astrophysicist Janna Levin Reads Maya Angelou’s Stunning Humanist Poem That Flew to Space, Inspired by Carl Sagan – Brain Pickings