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How the Common Good Is Transforming Our World

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on October 18, 2010

Huffington Post By Douglas LaBier, Ph.D. *

In my previous post I wrote about a rising social psychosis that’s visible in three areas of our society. It’s likely to prevail for some time, but I think it’s like a wave that’s crested and will crash to the shore. The reason is that the social psychosis is a backlash against a steadily growing consciousness and behavior that refocuses personal lives and public policies towards promoting the common good.

By the “common good” I’m referring to a broad evolution beyond values and actions that serve narrow self-interest, and towards those guided by inclusiveness — supporting well-being, economic success, security, human rights and stewardship of resources for the benefit of all, rather than just for some. Read the rest of this entry »

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