Listing of sections:
A) The Glass Bubble concept of 'a Global Community'.
B) The definition of Sustainable Development
C) Universal Values
The Glass Bubble is designed to illustrate the concept of "a global community" to elementary school children as opposed to the idea a community is "the street where I live."
It is an imaginary space enclosed in a glass bubble. Inside this is everything the child can see: above to the clouds, below into the waters of a lake or in the earth, to the horizons in front, in back, and on the sides. Every creature, every plant, every person, every structure that is visible to him(her) is part of this "global community."
By focusing on familiar ground in this manner it can be taught that every living thing within the glass bubble is there because his/her food is there, his/her home is there, all he/she needs to survive is there. And every creature will stay as long as what his/her needs remains to be available within that "global community."
Look up, look down, to the right, to the left, in front and behind you.
Imagine all this space is inside a giant clear glass bubble.
Wherever you go, you are inside a "global"
community. Every thing, every living creature there, interacts one upon the
other. Influences inter-weave and are responsible for causes and effects. Worlds
within worlds orbiting in and out of one another's space, having their being.
Learn to be aware of that and act accordingly, to create good or destroy, to help or to hurt. Your choice.
Now let us explore this Global Community that we have visited and discover why each member is important ~ each bird, each tree, each little animal, each insect, plant and human being ~ and how all work together to create a good place to live.
You walk like a giant in this Global Community. To all the tiny members you are so big, so powerful, even scary…
You can make or break their world. But by knowing their needs, and taking care, you can help your whole Global Community be a good one.
* Why are you important to this "Global
Let each child be aware he either grows up to be a person who
helps or a person who destroys.
This may or may not inspire some sort of creative project of what "could be" to aid this Global Community to remain healthy.
To interact knowledgeably within one's global community has to be taught ~ especially to urban children. It has to be brought to them very clearly all life forms interact and depend upon other life forms for survival. They need to know "reasons why" ignorance of nature's law causes such damage, and why working in harmony with nature produces such good results.
The concept of the Glass Bubble can be extended to include the planet Earth and all the "global communities" contained therein.
The following definition of The Global Community is
"The Global Community is defined as being all that exits or occurs at any location at any time between the Ozone layer above and the core of the planet below."
The technical definition being "a sound balance among the interactions of the impacts (positive and/or negative), or stresses, on the four major quality systems: People, Economic Development, Environment and Availability of Resources," and
The none-technical definition being "a sound balance among the interactions designed to create a healthy economic growth, preserve environmental quality, make a wise use of our resources, and enhance social benefits."
When there is a need to find a solution to a
problem or a concern, a sound solution would be to choose a measure or conduct an action, if possible, which
causes reversible damage as opposed to a measure or an action causing an irreversible
loss. Earth Community Organization
can help you realized your actions by coordinating efforts efficiently together.
* The Global Community concepts
* that Earth is all what we have got that is truly real, and it is a spiritual Being, a part of the Soul of Humanity
* interactions between the four major quality systems (small circles, not to scale) shown here
* that the ecosystem and life-support system of the planet (the largest and blue circle) are much
more important for all of humanity and other lifeforms
* the reason for developing and implementing the Scale of Human Rights
* finding sound solutions and therefore a sound balance amongst interactions
* the measurement and evaluation of the impact equation
* the development and use of indicators and indices
* the reason for creating the Earth Community Organization and Earth Government
* Earth management
C) Universal Values
All universal values obtained during the World Congress were listed in the Proceedings on the website and are found at:
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