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This has been exemplified by its feeble communique. In a time of multiple crises, the only striking outcome of the gathering -- framed as unquestionably positive -- was the collective commitment to fund the education of women and girls, most notably in the impoverished countries of the world Canada and partners announce historic investment in education for women and girls in crisis and conflict situations9 June With respect to the flow of refugees into Europe which this funding is notably designed to address, Europe is so conflicted about the matter that it has no means of applying its intellectual, political or strategic resources to discussing the matter, to discussing about how to discuss about the matter, or to discuss that surreal condition.
In that context this can be recognized as hypocrisy of the highest degree -- obscuring implication in a form of immorality with disastrous future implications.
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It can be understood as a demonstration of the level of cowardice cultivated with respect to global leadership by the international community International Community as God or Sorcerer's Apprentice? The period was also witness to the symbolic refusal to permit refugees from Africa to land in Italian ports.
Framed as a humanitarian mission, and an exemplification of the highest values of the international community, the extent to which such "humanitarian" assistance should be reframed as "blackmail" is beyond the scope of reasonable discourse.
The exchange of "insults" in that regard between France and Italy immediately following their meeting at the G7 has become characteristic of EU disarray on a migration policy defined by Germany, also a member of the G7 Katya Adler, EU's Mediterranean migrant crisis: Just a mess or cynical politics?
BBC News, 13 June Taken together, these two processes give a degree of focus to the nature of the "question which is not asked" -- and which cannot be permitted by those whom the future will have every reason to recognize as the "People of the Lie" Scott PeckPeople of the Lie: In the 21st Century, such a question could be understood as inherent in the skillful cultivation of the " Big Lie " of the times Existential Challenge of Detecting Today's Big Lie: The perversity is evident in the manner in which initiatives upheld as beyond reasonable criticism are used as a form of "humanitarian shield" to disguise profound inadequacy with both strategic and moral dimensions.
The question explored here is whether the short-term focus in both cases exemplifies a form of perverse avoidance of the implications for the medium and long-term future -- and the sacrifices then to be engendered as a consequence.
Such short-termism may well be construed by the future as one of the greatest crimes against humanity -- associated with greater levels of human sacrifice than have ever been seen in the past.
With appropriate political incorrectness, are the "Group of 7 Dwarfs" gathered in this way to be better caricatured as a "Group of 7 Moral Midgets"? However it would be too easy to engage with the "Group of 7 Moral Midgets" by attributing particular blame to them. This would simply be an imitation of the blame-game they play among themselves.
As "our leaders" at the highest level, they are very much our own creations and a reflection of our own moral dwarfism. However any Big Lie is being engendered, it is we who are "living the lie". It is within that lie that "we live and move and have our being" Acts The paradox of any reactive response is usefully illustrated by the insight of Stafford Beer in the Chairman's Address to the International Cybernetic Congress The Cybernetic Cytoblast: Reformers, critics of institutions, consultants in innovation, people in short who 'want to get something done', often fail to see this point.
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They cannot understand why their strictures, advice or demands do not result in effective change. They expect either to achieve a measure of success in their own terms or to be flung off the premises.
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But an ultra-stable system like a social institution It specializes in equilibrial readjustment, which is to the observer a secret form of change requiring no actual alteration in the macro-systemic characteristics that he is trying to do something about.
If one is caught in a lie, what can one then do about it? If one is unconsciously anticipating disaster -- perversely looking forward to "something happening" in an essentially monotonous life -- is there a more healthy response?
Do health arguments to smokers, drug users and dangerous drivers carry much weight -- or reprimanding sinfulness? Why should "sinners" be expected to act otherwise? The question is whether there is a more artful way of engaging with the current condition.
There is clearly no lack of studies of relevance to the challenges of the times and on the inadequacy of global governance. The situation calls for framing otherwise -- and succinctly.
The political and strategic emphasis on "vision" and "optics", suggests the need for corrective "lenses" given the associated metaphors which then merit attention myopia, astigmatism, and the like. However there is then a case for exploring "future blindness" -- especially on the part of leadership To that metaphor could be added those frequently associated with that disadvantage Cyclopean Vision vs Poly-sensual Engagement; Developing a Metaphorical Language for the Future Hence the reference here to "deafness" to warning signals -- complicated by increasing discrimination against whilstleblowers and dissent.
Curiously the paradoxical nature of the challenge was framed millennia ago in terms of the Three Wise Monkeys -- however their chosen constraints are to be interpreted to include " turning a blind eye " and " willful blindness ". More striking is the framing offered by use of "an elephant", whether unseen "in the room"or described by six or seven blind men according to different traditions.COMPENDIUM OF THE SOCIAL DOCTRINE OF THE CHURCH.
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