Three Divides

Inspired by C. Otto Scharmer, Presencing Institute

The Core Divisions of Our Time

We live in a time of profound disruption,

 

which is shaped by three major divides.

 

The Disconnect of Self from Natureshapes the Ecological Divide

with unprecedented levels of Destruction and Loss of Nature.

The

Ecological

Divide

This divide can be summed up by the number: 1.5

Currently our world economy uses the resources of 1.5 planets.

(Note: in the US the consumption rate has surpassed five planets)

The Disconnect of Self from Other shapes the Social Divide

with obscene levels of Inequality and Loss of Social Connection.

The

Social

Divide

This divide can be summed up by the number: 8

Currently 8 billionaires own more than half of human mankind.

(Note: that is 8 individuals compared to 3,855,000,000 people)

The Disconnect of Self from Self shapes the Psychological Divide

with drastically increasing levels of Burnout and Loss of Meaning.

This divide can be summed up by the number: 800K

Sadly, every year more than 800,000 individuals die by suicide.

(Note: these distressing figures are even higher than those of people killed by war)

The

Psychological

Divide

Collectively, we are causing devastating results:

The Loss of Nature

The Loss of Social Connection

The Loss of Meaning

The

Ecological

Divide

The

Social

Divide

The

Psychological

Divide

We need to see that the Issues Outside of Us

Otto C. Scharmer

are the Issues Inside of Us.”

“We are facing a New Threshold:

THREE DIVIDES

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THREE DIVIDES

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