For a while now, we as a human race are undergoing a huge societal shift, it is happening in many places and inside of many minds all around the world. This kind of change is not intentionally created, it is a change where a new kind of world is slowly emerging.
We are shifting from an industrial, modern world to a post-industrialist, transmodern world; transmodernity means Knowledge Society. These two worlds believe in opposing values.
Values of the Industrial Society vs. the Knowledge Society
|In the Industrial Society we....||In the Knowledge Society we....|
|strive for output (quantity, tangibles)||strive for knowledge (quality, intangibles)|
|play «survival of the fittest»||play «love»|
|foster exclusion and suspicion||foster openness and sharing|
|see humans as a problem||put people first|
|sell objects without ethical value||cherish the ethical value of knowledge|
|conquer and dominate||cooperate and sustain|
|focus on capital||nurture the brain (creativity, reflection)|
How does this change impact your life?