The Possible Shift

TWO ECONOMIC MODELS – THE POSSIBLE SHIFT

June 11, 2012 / by Mikele Ferra

We need to recognize that there are currently two major economic models in Europe that are mirrored in the entire World: the Nordic-one, named Waste-Controlled and the South-one, named Waste Semi-controlled. Certainly the most expensive is the Nordic model and I would say the most dangerous as well. I finally was able to identify these issues after living and working for years under both economic models. An important thing we should do is let diffuse the knowledge of such systems and allow people to understand their differences, as much as possible, through the media. Later on when most of the population realize that the Nordic model is a self destructive model because it is based on systematic and well planned-out waste-consumption, it will be far easier to understand in which direction the Nordic model is going to lead the entire society if we don’t to stop it. So, after we understand that semi-controlled waste is the actual solution to all our problems (back to the 1960′s semi-controlled society) we will start to look at southern countries with a lot more interest then we do today, considering that the ancient Mediterranean society in almost every aspect represents a viable, if not the only possible solution for today, full of chaos and contradictions that allow the consumer to decide when and what to consume (semi-controlled waste) not the system or the Government by issuing laws. Of course, the Nordic people will need to rid themselves of the Industrial Concept from their life (the industrial idea upon which every aspect of their own life is founded), in other words, to reject Calvinism (you are only good if you produce). Secondly, going to a place like Italy for a while in order to comprehend how an experienced multicultural ancient society deals with semi-controlled waste today. Most likely, this will at first seam strange to many people, but Italy still represents the only place in Europe where the Nordic and Southern model pretend to merge one another ! Go to Italy today and study on! Today, there still is time, but it will soon be too late.

Vielen Dank

Mich

Balance

Personally, I think balance is only good if all you’re looking for is to have the least stressful life possible.
If that is what you want, then balance is for you.
BUT, BUT, BUT, if you’re willing to be daring, if you’re willing to go out on a limb, greater things lie within your reach.
HOWEVER, this is where I now agree with the concept of balance. IF you are willing to risk going out on the limb to do something great, THEN, you have to accept the reality that (because of the universal law of balance), you run the risk of something less than great coming into your life to balance things out.

Should We Be Afraid Then?
No, ABSOLUTELY NOT. As in all things in life, we must exercise balance and moderation. As Sun Tzu said in The Art of War, we must know when to fight and when not to fight.
Mich
Theater in the Desert

TE_ATROMED Middle East at work

Establishment of a new performing theater space

 

Introduction

Our aim is to create a thriving economic model for local Middle Eastern theater associations, who are lacking in proper infrastructure for their activities, and offer an exhilarating experience primarily to European theater audiences who wish to expand their knowledge and cultural enjoyment of this fascinating region.

The objective is to support existing theatrical institutions in Middle Eastern countries and help them achieve prominence in their countries and abroad.

Ideally, by researching and collecting traditional and contemporary stories that belong to these areas geographical, we strive to surpass often politically motivated divisions and highlight the common heritage and cultural thread in the collective imaginary and in popular expressions.

The reason for this initiative is grounded in the need to create the context for a more stable and integrated theater experience in areas where basic structures are often missing or in need of urgent repairs. As a consequence of these difficulties, the work of theater companies struggles to achieve a visibility and accessibility within the population that consistent programming and reliable physical environments would reverse.

The ultimate goal of this project is therefore to safeguard a tradition of storytelling by collecting these popular treasures and hence to create an economic model based on cultural tourism from all over the world that will be exposed to this hidden heritage and support its survival.

PeaceMakers Fondation – 1 Eritrea / Africa korn

We are an organization that is willing to bring dialogue where there is no trace of it.


Mission statement:

 

Peacemakers Foundation aims to bring disputes and tensions to a peaceful conclusion by offering a mediation platform based on true and tested life experience to areas where such a framework does not exist and is therefore exposed to a vicious circle of violence and recrimination without end or hope of harmonious existence.

Operative section:

– 1. The operative base is in Addis Abeba: a 24-hour hotline, E-mail, a web site and a agency for personal contacts and claims will be made available.

– 2. A network of team members and partners will be established, which will support the foundation’s initiatives and create collaborations to spread our mission around other African countries.

  • 3. A Team on the ground made up of ex-professional soldiers, professors, doctors, etc, who will all pass a stringent entry test to verify the authenticity of their background and experiences.

The difference that our organization brings is the direct approach we want to have in mediating and finding solutions to local disputes. All members of our team will be people who have been tried in life and who have learned from those experiences, and can therefore bring a  truly tested living wisdom and presence.

 

 

C.E.T.R.I.Third Industrial Revolution European Society – Cercle Européen pour la Troisième Révolution Industrielle

The Third Industrial Revolution European Society is an association of European professionals, experts in various sector of economy, technical and social sciences, who share the vision of a new distributed, interactive and democratic energy model proposed by Jeremy Rifkin especially with the Empathic Civilisation book, and are available to support local administrations, SMEs and private individuals in activities towards a faster transition towards Third Industrial Revolution scenarios at local, national and continental level.

About us


T.I.R.E.S. – C.E.T.R.I.Third Industrial Revolution European Society – Cercle Européen pour la Troisième Révolution Industrielle
Italy: Via P.M. 72 90151 Mondello (Palermo) ph./fax: (+39) 091 6842242
Foreign offices: 54 Rue Vautier-1040  Bruxelles ph:(+32) 2 2270774
E-mail: info@cetri-tires.org Website: www.cetri-tires.org


The Third Industrial Revolution European Society is an association of European professionals, experts in various sector of economy, technical and social sciences, who share the vision of a new distributed, interactive and democratic energy model proposed by Jeremy Rifkin especially with the Empathic Civilisation book, and are available to support local administrations, SMEs and private individuals in activities towards a faster transition towards Third Industrial Revolution scenarios at local, national and continental level.
Presidence Committee:
Angelo Consoli (President)
Renato Cremonesi (Vice President)
Freddy Grunert (Vice President)
Secretaries:
Rita Sanvincenti (Media)
Alessandra Pratesi (PR)
Lorenzo Gambino (Website management, translations)
CETRI-TIRES’s Scientific Committee:
Mario Agostinelli (Physicist – Theoris New Energy Models)
Iginio Benedetti (Hydrogen Technologies)
Claudia Bettiol (New Energy Scenarios)
Palmiro Bissanti (Environmental Consultant- Expert in mini-wind turbines) Bio
Roberto Bissanti (Environmental Consultant- Expert in mini-wind turbines) Bio
Stefano Boeri (Architect)
Leonida Bombace (Empathic Photovoltaic)
Francesco Colelli (Financial Expert – Planning Energy Plants)
Nicolino Colelli (Engineer – Expert in New Energy Technologies)
Alessandro Collura (Expert in development and management RES – Renewable Energy Sources Projects)
Angelo Consoli (Third Industrial Revolution)
Edoardo Consoli (Financial Planning)
Renato Cremonesi (Expert in Building Efficiency)
Mario Cucinella (Architect)
Gabriele Cuonzo (Attorney)
Bruno D’Aguanno (Energy Researcher)
Salvatore Di Dio (Integrated Planning) Bio
Liliana Di Giacomo (European Expert Environmental Research)
Michele Ferraro (Social Entrepreneur – Filmmaker) Bio Aka Mikele Ferra  http://cetri-tires.org/press/?page_id=5453&lang=it&lang=it
Luca Galofaro (Architect)
Freddy Grunert (Energy Philosopher)
Giuseppe Guerrera (Expert in new Models of Environmental Engineering)
Zakaria Hachlaf Bio
Silke Krawietz (Expert in PV integration in Buildings)
Giuseppe Lupo (correspondent for CETRI-TIRES in Tunis, expert in corporate organization)
Peter Marchl (Renewable Energies)
Claudio Margottini (Geologist)
Massimo Martinez (PV Financial Expert)
Piero Marzo (New Energies Financial Expert)
Giampaola Mazzola (Expert in Public Authorities’ Finance)
Daniela Melandri (Energy Communication)
Robert Niederkofler (Vertical Wind Power Plants)
Fabio Niosi (responsible for relations with Peruvian Government)
Paolo Pavone (Architect, expert in Sustainable Architecture)
Carlo Petrini (Gastrosopher)
Fabrizia Pratesi (Environmentalist – Animal Rights Activist)
Rita Sanvincenti (Media Publisher)
Valeria Serpentini (International Educational and Training Strategies) Bio
Luca Sorbello (R&D, Energy Consultancy) Bio
Fred Soudain (Expert in Social Responsibility for Businesses)
Gianni Tamino (Biologist, Theorist New Energy Models)
Gianni Terenzi (Actor – Expert in Energy Communication)
Massimo Tesauro (Expert in New Technologies)

Epoca’s Story San Francisco bay-area

Epoca.us is an organization that coordinates and assembles teams for projects that aspire to provide tangible change around the world. The working philosophy centers around a collaborative approach across a wide spectrum of expertise. We believe this approach is the most efficient in tackling most of today’s complex challenges whether it is physical or spiritual health, the practical conversion of the planet’s abundant natural resources into sustainable energy for a sustainable future, or a myriad of solutions to everyday challenges in education, work creation and the development of local territories.

The catalyst for change is essentially fueled by hope and sustained by practical knowledge of increasingly alternative and innovative views and practices. These solutions reside both in the knowledge and views developed by experts as with the ingenuity and passion delivered by citizens striving for a better and more just future.

Epoca is an open and collaborative teamwork oriented organization, present in multiple locations worldwide with exciting and innovative initiatives.

Executive Directot

Mikele Ferra

Addis Ababa Learning Center

 

The catalyst for change is essentially fueled by hope and sustained by practical knowledge of increasingly alternative and innovative views and 

practices. These solutions reside both in the knowledge and views developed by experts as with the ingenuity and passion delivered by citizens striving for a better and more just future. 

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Learning Center in Sicily

AN HOLISTIC RETREAT FOR CALMING THE MIND

AND GET IN CONTACT WITH NATURE

A COCOON FOR NEW HUMANITY WE WANT TO CREATE , A PLACE WHERE WE CAN LEARN HOW TO DEAL WITH THE FUTURE SHIFTING OF WORK AND LIFE STYLE

 

Bartering is a new(old) Economic Platform

In a world where the “law of the market” seems the only possibility of living, it appears nice and helpful to return to the “roots of the “self-market”, before the advent of money, where the mutual exchange was based on values related to real needs of people and the market was also a moment of true sociality. The barter system considered very “dated” but extremely useful against the consumerism that has raged against the crisis and prevent the waste of materials that remain stored for who knows how long in our homes without ever having a real utility, materials, however, could to please someone else who may need it. Barter promoted by us for the first time in Palermo is not only evidence of the progressive impoverishment of the race or the economy, but above all a rejection of ethical consumerism ‘”disposable” and that the principle should be to regulate the economy our human relationships.