Your Choice – Analogue Pragmatist or Progressive Optimist: An Invitation to Participate in System Change
Change today is happening faster than ever before.
We are overwhelmed by new technologies and an excess of information, and we feel that we and what we used to think of as society are being suffocated. Those who drive this change pursue primarily two goals: profit and power. They lure us with clickbait and abuse us as a data pool, reducing our existence to one of human resource and consumer. In doing, so they threaten our democracy, our diversity, even our humanity itself.
It doesn't have to be like this. Instead of basing our ambition on purely economic yield, Your Choice pleads for a radical new dialogue about being human:
Who do we want to be?
How do we want to live together as a society?
What meaning is our ambition meant to have?
We have to consider these questions afresh, because if we don't do so, others will. But this means leaving behind short term solutions, and taking a stance against the current system to throw off the shackles that tie us down.
Your Choice is a call to action that encourages us to challenge the status quo and to bring lasting change as progressive optimists.
This book is conceived as a reverse cover with the English and German texts contained in one volume.
Murmann, 2019: ISBN 978-3867746328