To Seek, To Strive

In the Social Age, where borders are devolved, where technology connects, where community persists, we have to look beyond hierarchies to solve the challenges we face. We have to seek, to strive:

To seek, to strive

For fairness, for equality, to make every voice heard, every voice equal, every voice as loud.

To help others to achieve and through so doing, to achieve ourselves.

To observe without prejudice and be open to new ideas: to bring respect as a foundation for dissent, but to recognise that dissent is within our grasp.

To constantly learn and to share our learning, without expectation of reciprocity. To invest in community, because without that investment, we have no true community.

To fill every day with experiences, driven by both love and compassion. To never let a day go by, because there are only so many, and we have to invest them wisely.

To leave things better than we find them.

To never turn away and to be willing to pay the price. To never leave someone who is right to pay the price alone.

To never wait for others to ask the questions that need to be asked: to be constantly curious and to constantly measure our actions against what we know to be true.

To judge ourselves by our actions, not our words, and to help others to action.

We have to recognise that laws, rules and systems may tell us what’s wrong, but they won’t make things right: a better world will be created by our hands, not the hands of others. And it won’t be a better world until we make it so.

About julianstodd

Author, Artist, Researcher, and Founder of Sea Salt Learning. My work explores the context of the Social Age and the intersection of formal and social systems.
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