Today's Providence for Tomorrow's Survival

13 Apr 2008 Today's Providence for Tomorrow's Survival-- Today's means in human hands for constructive or destructive actions are nearly unlimited.We urgently need control mechanisms on various levels. Perhaps the most effective one relies on education towards societal responsibility. Only when we learn to respect the needs of others, also of future generations, instead of maximizing our personal profit, we will contribute to the world's stability and future hospitability. In the context of the current globalization, global institutions are indispensable to define the rules of international trade and cooperation. The free market concepts and the absolute sovereignty of States clearly have their limitations and need to be supplemented by binding rules that enforce global fairness and sustainability Richard R. Ernst
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