Introduction Basics of Climate Change Dangers of Linear Thinking Human • Policy • Economy Outlook Appendix • Publisher's Corner
Hopefully not!
Elements of Pluralism
Lack of Capacity

Postscript --- Opinion of the Author

Fundamental Elements / Components of Pluralism

The uncertainty[70] in a pluralistic society increases. Trends and countertrends coexist simultaneously and grow at an increasing rate. Common social fundamentals are rapidly lost. This causes a fragmentation into parallel societies.

The experience orientation[71] of a pluralistic society describes the ability to select from a multitude of available life concepts. With increasingly greater tolerance for risk, previous barriers and taboos are broken. The existential fear that one has not fulfilled the maximum possible potential of one's own needs by the selection of one's own alternative lifestyle is newly created.

This individualization[72] has enabled the planning of one's own life on the basis of one's own responsibilities. A person's biography is individually designed and realized from beginning to end. Failures in life occur only as consequences of these self-chosen risks.

Freedom from obligation[73] also increases in the pluralistic society. Individuals are fascinated by unfamiliar points of view however do not commit themselves to them. Within the form of absolute freedom of choice, one's own world view is compiled from available religions, cultures and ideologies.

In the end, pluralism probably leads to a deep ignorance with regard to the social changes that are necessary in the fight against climate change.

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