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Economist, futurist, author, full member of the Club of Rome. Works at Next Scandinavia, Nordic Bildung & European Bildung Network. www.lenerachelandersen.com
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Better Bildung, Better Future

May 9, 2021

We need better Bildung for a better future
— for the sake of coming generations and for our own!

Read the manifesto below or go to https://europeanbildung.net/manifesto/ where you can also sign it.

With this manifesto, we, the signatories, offer a framework for Bildung. This manifesto speaks…


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Particularly the communication technologies are driving societal development and as new technologies emerge, we almost automatically strive to follow what is going on in order to join the new kinds of conversation and interaction that follow the technologies. But we also need to think critically about how we connect with…


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Part of bildung in the modern world is to understand science and to have a sense of what is scientific facts, what is a qualified hypothesis, what is personal opinion, what is beliefs, and where is the boundary of one’s knowledge. One should also understand some of the basics of…


Is nature and food bildung? Yes.

We are a part of nature and we need to understand how we, humans as a species and as individuals, families and societies, can thrive and replenish the nature that brought us forth. We need to live in symbiosis with all other species on…


The earliest philosophers were in fact exploring the human psyche, and psychology as an academic field in the modern sense emerged from philosophy. With the invention of psychoanalysis and psychological experiments, our understanding of animal and human psychology expanded vastly. …


Life is rhythm. All life has some sort of pulse. Music is at the core of what it means to be human, and most likely our cognitive abilities emerged from the ability to keep a rhythm together. Rhythm helps us coordinate efforts, rhythm makes us dance, and dancing makes us…

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