What is the goal of the Great Citizens Declaration:
The goal of the Great Citizens Declaration is to enable a future in which it is the main goal to strive for the best version of people and the planet. Main values that fit this goal are: Freedom, humaneness and wisdom. The idea is to make use of (academic) discoveries that support this aim.
What is needed to achieve this?
A shift in mindset and behavior is needed to achieve the best possible world we can imagine.
For instance, it seems important to go from:
- Perverse monetary and behavioral incentives to incentivising behavior and actions that are in the best interest of people and planet
- Hierarchical organizing towards direct democracy on all levels of society
- Focus on profits and gathering wealth towards a cap on wealth to prevent extreme concentration of wealth and power