Dialogue and Universalism

Volume 14, Issue 10/12, 2004

From Globalization to Synergy of Dialogue and Universalisms

Jan Danecki, Maria Danecka, Maciej Bańkowski
Pages 149-152

At the Roots of Global Threats
Development Dilemmas

Political relations in today’s world are in a deep, perhaps even radically threatening disequilibrium; similarly, humanity’s home—the Earth—is treated with disdain and contempt despite its increasingly angry protests. Moreover, the rules and principles by which most of the world runs its economic affairs and strives to “modernize” its life are founded on a set of market laws devoid of all social context and only serve to deepen the dangerous contrasts between small islands of wealth and a sea of humanity doomed to poverty and alienation.