Now every day costs energy, but they are rewarded with euphoric feelings when they complete a difficult stage, solve a problem satisfactorily, or simply through beautiful panoramas of landscapes. They feel welcome by the curious animals that follow them, with hardly noticeable sounds and glistening eyes in dense vegetation. According to Edith, it is precisely this variety and dynamism that attracts them. This is no longer a comfort zone. Everyday life, even though there is a recurring routine, is now much more varied and surprising.
In the last decades we have seen an increase in public attention to health. Diversity is disappearing. Soon we all have the same healthy genes. The long-term effects of this fast-growing system will demonstrate the extent to which we are already inmates of this #UnhealthEconomics.
Joseph’s roots were in a different time and a different continent. The young women and children affectionately call him “lolo”, and without exception the men approach him with reverence and esteem. When John told him about his intention to travel away with Edith, Joseph simply said: “It is good to regularly make up the balance of your life. Every day is a new opportunity, with choices for your future. Just make sure you don’t regret any choice later on. “
Accepting yourself (and others) as you are especially means to embrace diversity. To be tolerant to differences, and realize that these complement each other. It has a core of non-appreciation too: no labeling that something is “right” or “wrong”; at the most that you react yourself so or so. That is something very different than giving in lazily to doing nothing, and making excuses for not tackling the problems in your life. You can accept the past, simply because it’s over now, with nothing left to do. But your future is still in your hand!
How aware are we of our freedom? Or have we already given it up in exchange for convenience and safety? Don’t we want to get the information needed to do justice to everyone? Or do we follow the invisible leaders? #Organismics has many faces…