Perpetual Change?

by Stephen Warrilow
(Singapore/Vietnam)

The more things change, the more they stay the same

The more things change, the more they stay the same

In a recent article originally published in the Bangkok Post Dr Detlef Reis asks is it really true that "The only constant in the world is change." ?

Dr D (as he likes to be known) refers to futurist John Naisbitt who explains that while some things change, most things remain constant:

"While the way we live changes, the cycle of life remains constant. We are born, we live, and we die. We learn and play. We move and act. We sleep. We communicate. We work. We eat. We love.

Our basic values and motivations remain constant. We share universal, fundamental human values. We strive for accomplishment, happiness, community, health, love, security, and validation. We try to avoid pain. Whatever changes in the environment, these basic emotions and desires remain constant."


Dr D reaches a fascinating conclusion...

Read the whole article here:

The more things change, the more they stay the same


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