Tag Archives: Environment and Ecology

Time to consider how to care for our common home

Man taking ownership We have a wave-function which is the unique, significant form of the coherent organism, a macroscopic quantum object, which has a macroscopic wave-function that is always evolving, always changing as it entangles its environment. We do know … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #12 Conclusion

Poverty evolution in Flanders 12.     Conclusion The Flemish poverty risk percentage (12%) lay in 2009 clearly lower than the EU27-average (16%).  Flanders gets a 5° place with that in the EU27. That has been signalled better than the years before … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #7 Education

Poverty evolution in Flanders 7.     Education Education, which can directly provide the skills, knowledge and qualifications that are important in social and labour market participation, in Flanders seems very well taken care off. It starts at age 2.5 when almost … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #5 Housing

Poverty evolution in Flanders 5.     Housing Just over 84 million persons or 17 % of the EU-27‘s population were at-risk-of-poverty in 2007, while a similar proportion (17 %) of the total EU-27 population suffered from material deprivation. There was a … Continue reading

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Securing risks

Geopolitical crises like the Asian meltdown and 9/11 became defined risk in the public consciousness (being ‘staged in the mass media’) and have repopularised scenario planning and threat assessments as pragmatic futures methodologies. International risk management has become a lucrative … Continue reading

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A risk taking society

In my previous Dutch postings I talked about our society taking certain risks. Not only teenagers get an information overload and seem to be hard-wired to take risks. Today’s teens are “stressed out” but also a lot of adults get … Continue reading

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Japan’s nuclear disaster reason to think twice

There has always to happen something seriously before men to awaken. Significant amounts of radiation have been released after the 9.0-magnitude earthquake hit on March 11, followed by a tsunami that swept away cars and houses along its path. The … Continue reading

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