Ervin Laszlo is a leading systems theorist and is the Founder and President of the Club of Budapest. He is also the Director of the General Evolution Research Group and Science Director of the International Peace University of Berlin. He talks about his book “You Can Change the World” – published by Positive News. He talks also about how a more peaceful and sustainable world is possible through individual action and how the book might serve as a guide. Quoting Mikhail Gorbachev, who contributed an introduction to the book, he suggests it is up to each one of us to make a difference. Once we decide to live in a world that is worth passing on to our children, “then even the politicians will come around. Listen on his 4 minutes speach, recorded in August 2003, by clicken on Big-Picture, and there on the play button).
He says: ”You Can Change the World”.
He says also: “(To) center attention on the evolution of human values and consciousness as the crucial factors in changing course – from a race toward degradation, polarization, and disaster to a rethinking of values and priorities so as to navigate today’s transformation in the direction of humanism, ethics, and global sustainability” (see on wikipedia).
Ervin Laszlo – Hungary
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Ervin Laszlo is the author or editor of sixty-nine books translated into as many as nineteen languages, and has over four hundred articles and research papers and six volumes of piano recordings to his credit. He serves as editor of the monthly World Futures: The Journal of General Evolution and of its associated General Evolution Studies book series.
Laszlo is generally recognized as the founder of systems philosophy and general evolution theory, serving as founder-director of the General Evolution Research Group and as past president of the International Society for the Systems Sciences. He is the recipient of the highest degree in philosophy and human sciences from the Sorbonne, the University of Paris, as well as of the coveted Artist Diploma of the Franz Liszt Academy of Budapest. His numerous prizes and awards include four honorary doctorates. His appointments have included research grants at Yale and Princeton Universities, professorships for philosophy, systems sciences, and future sciences at the Universities of Houston, Portland State, and Indiana, as well as Northwestern University and the State University of New York. His career has also included guest professorships at various universities in Europe and the Far East. In addition, Laszlo worked as program director for the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). In 1999 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Canadian International Institute of Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics. Laszlo serves as president of the Club of Budapest and head of the General Evolution Research Group, which he founded. He is an advisor to the UNESCO Director General, ambassador of the International Delphic Council, member of both the International Academy of Science, World Academy of Arts and Science, and the International Academy of Philosophy. He is the former president of the International Society for Systems Sciences. (Read more on Enlighten Next).
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He is the editor of World Futures, the Journal of General Evolution.
Prof. Dr. Dr. Ervin Laszlo ist Mitglied des Vorstandes der Stiftung Weltkulturerbe der Weisheitslehren und führenden Wissenschaftlern.
Listen to the video: Wisdom in Action.
And: … “the first 150 entries receive a copy of Macro Shift by Ervin Laszlo, or Oneness by Rasha. Both are incredible books that can positively change your life” … (Press Release Newswire 23rd Oct. 06).
Book review: Ervin Laszlo’s Science and the Akashic Field, An Integral Theory of Everything.
A 22 minutes video-speach in Netherlands.
Read: an Interview with Ervin Laszlo.
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