Author Archives: Sören

Is the “Auto-pilot” correctly set…?

When I did my mandatory military service in the early 80-ies, I spent almost a year at the Swedish Air force aviation academy – not as a pilot though… A couple of times I was invited by the flight instructors … Continue reading

Point of NO RETURN – a Sustainable perspective…

…from Wikipedia; “The ‘Point of No Return’ is the point beyond which one must continue on one’s current course of action because turning back is physically impossible… The phrase originates from the flying industry, representing the distance where you no … Continue reading

FUTURE – What a beautiful wor(l)d…

Do you remember when you where a child – when you woke up to a new fantastic day, every morning, when you looked around at all the marvels of our world… “…I remember the first time, after a long and cold … Continue reading

Money Talks… but what are they saying?

“Money Talks” – is probably one of the most worn-out expressions in the phrase book. Quite often the phrase is used by money-focused people to dismiss or terminate any discussion, especially discussions arguing that there are other values to life … Continue reading

Reality Check – are you “in Touch”…?

…have you ever heard the expression – “Living the fairy-tale” … I always thought it was a way to embrace or talk about visions and dreams – never did I believe that it could be widely used to describe a common … Continue reading

We need CHANGE, not fine-tuning…!

…when my father grew old he devoted at lot of his time to handicraft and woodwork – I never once saw him use a sandpaper to change one of his works, only to fine-tune it… “Our Business-as-Usual is Sustainable; we … Continue reading

We all live “downstream”…

Except maybe for a very small amount of indigenous people, we all live downstream of human activity – a fact that makes it even more incomprehensible – The way we treat our planet… We are getting used to air-pollution alarms … Continue reading

A Sustainability Cheat-Sheet…

I bet you have seen them – Corporations that believe Sustainability only needs to be added to Business-as-usual like an adhesive sticker… believing that if they only can be perceived as Sustainable, its “Good Enough” – it will give them … Continue reading

Is Inflation a “threat” to a Sustainable future…?

The other day I read in an article that IMF chief Christine Lagarde urged the euro zone to “fight persistently low inflation”. This made me curious about Inflation, why is it so important that we actually should “fight for it” – … Continue reading

A free market – Free at “ANY” price…?

For decades we have been told the idea that an unregulated free market is the best solution for “everything”, and that the common rule of “demand & supply” is applicable everywhere and is in fact the “only” regulation necessary… Well … Continue reading