Defining words and concepts

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These articles are a result of House of Futures pre-analysis of the project In100Y and defines the words/concepts of:
Growth
Sustainability
Consciousness


Measuring Growth
This is not economic growth
Economic growth as a concept is deeply riddled with problems. The word growth implies that there is a thing getting bigger, but the economy is not a thing – it’s a complex network, untold numbers of products and services, some of which will expand while others decline, some emerge and some fades.
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Concepts of sustainability
Sustainability versus growth
The Brundtland commission kicked off the global agenda of sustainability (1978), and therefore we base our concept in their definition of sustainability, which is: “Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” This is of course a general and unspecified approach – what are the needs of the present? How far do future generations reach?
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What is consciousness?
The future is in your mind
Coming soon