Tag archive for ‘Environment’

  • Participatory Action Research: Some Personal Reflections

    The highlight of the long awaited return of the PROUT UTC was the activist workshop on Participatory Action Research. This system helps us learn about ourselves and our environment through teams that explore the needs and solutions to problems in our communities. First, all participants gathered to hear brief, yet inspiring introductions to the history […]

  • The ecology of progress

    To understand Prout, it is necessary to begin with its concept of progress. In common parlance, the term “progress” is associated with technical and scientific advancement, or anything that enhances the comforts of life. But these also create problems and can therefore not be termed as real progress. Humanity is said to have made tremendous […]

  • A New Vision of Development

    The rationale behind the current model of global development was first advanced by U.S. President Harry Truman in his inauguration speech before Congress in 1949. In his address, http://viagracanadausa.com/ Truman spoke emphatically about the deplorable conditions of the poorer countries. He defined them for the first time as “underdeveloped areas.” In one grand, rhetorical sweep, […]