Just in time for the 20th anniversary of the Equilibrism e.V., we have given our website a complete new look.For the past 20 years, we have worked to spread our message which is "Let us work with nature, not against it".
Right from the start, we were supported by some famous and influental personalities such as Sir Peter Ustinov, Lord Yehudi Menuhin, Thor Heyerdahl, Daniel Goeudevert and Jean Ziegler. Sir Peter, who has also written the epilogue to our book „Equilibrism - New concepts instead of reforms for a world in balance" has urged us at the time to bundle the different solutions shown in that book, which would bring quality of life rather than greed and destruction, into a work of fiction in order to make it accessable to a wider audience.
|Lord Yehudi Menuhin
||Sir Peter Ustinov
This was the foundation of the novel "the Tahiti project" which brings our social-ecological economic model to life. In the sequel, "MAEVA" the postive virus from Tahiti spreads across the world. The recently published third part of the trilogy, "Feuer am Fuss" depicts the near demise of our civilization and the awakening of a new spirit.
These books are however just a stepping stone on our journey. Our aim is to create a real life model which will show the world that there doesn't have to be a big gap between rich and poor, which will show that important issues such as mobility, energy, construction, primary care, land distribution, agriculture the monetary system, education and health can be handled to everyones satisfaction if they work in conjunction and are handled in the spirit of equality and balance. How did Sokrates express it? "It is not life which is important but the way we live". There are sufficient alternatives available for all aspects of life which have sofar been revented by the ruling of capital interests.
By now, the ecological and economic situation in the world has deteriorated to such an extent that we don't have any choice anymore rather than a radical rethink. Up to now, the capitalist concept of constant growth sees nature just as a raw material which can be used for their own interest. They only see their profit in everything that surrounds them. This type of thinking does not serve life as such but only the greed of a handful of people around the world. The sellout of global resources does simply not allow a continue as is mentality. People everwhere are tired of being pressed into a system that squeezes everything out of them, just to create "shareholder value". People are hungry for a new perspective.
There are a growing number of initiatives and projects around the world which show the change in attitudes. All this is happening at lightening speed and it is happening now. We will document ths changes on this website and bring you the latest developments. For this reason we have started a new project, called "EQ", which is going to be a type of online magazine, dedicated to people, which have set out to make changes happen. EQ will interview people, show documentaries and reintroduce almost forgotten books which were way ahead of their time.
In short: our new website wants to become the center of a movement which is set to change the world.
It begins when we start to take action!