Table of Contents


1. Answering the Moral and Ethical Confusion of Uninvited Immigrants

  • Introduction
  • Priorities of Moral and Ethical Decision-Making
  • Priorities of Decision-Making, Continued
  • Discussion

Part 1

The Mechanics for Creating Socially Sustainable Democratic Nations

2. The Innate and Universal Values of All People

  • Discovery of the Seven Values
  • Illustration:  The Seven Values that Have Sustained Our Species
  • The Mutual Characteristics of These Values
  • The Four Primary Values
  • The Three Secondary Value-Emotions
  • A Unified Values-Based Theory of Human Motivation
  • Values, Value Interpretations, Hierarchies of Need, and Social Change
  • Illustration:  Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
  • Conclusion

3. Values + Priorities of Decision-Making + Morality and Ethics  = Sustainable Social Existence

  • The “Right Stuff” to Create Sustainable Societies
  • Priorities of Decision-Making that Contributes to Social Sustainability
  • Illustration:  Priorities of Decision-Making in a Socially Sustainable Society

4. Decision-Logic of Moral and Ethical Decision-Making

  • Equality is the pivotal element of proactive organic morality
  • The Decision-Logic of the Seven Values and Their Characteristics
  • Examples of the “IF . . . THEN” of Building Logic-Sequences
  • The Decision-Logic of Morality and Ethics
  • Illustration:  The Decision-Logic Sequence of Morality and Ethics

5. Succinct Logic-Sequences for the Seven Values

  • A Brief Summary
  • Values
  • An Innate, Proactive Morality and Ethic
  • Traditional Morality
  • Minimal Moral Duty

6. Sustainability — Bedrock for Moral and Ethical Decision-Making

  • Illustration:  Sustainability, Two Types
  • The Durations of Existence
  • The Durations of Sustaining
  • Brief Summary

Part 2

Designing Seven Socially Sustaining Social Institutions

7. Sustainable Families, the Fabric of Sustainable Societies

  • Families — The Sustainers of Our Species, and the Fountainhead of сommunities, Societies, and Civilization
  • Clinics  for  Sustainable  Families
  • Clinics for Sustainable Families, Epigenesis, And Social Transcendence
  • Best Practices of Child Rearing and Parenting
  • Best Practices Inquiry
  • Where Biologic Epigenesis Comes into Play
  • Where Social Epigenesis Comes into Play, and “Transcending the Failed History of all Societies”
  • Conclusions

8. Finance and the Economy

  • Introduction
  • The Moral and Ethical Obligations and Responsibilities of Finance and the Economy to the Nation
  • Crimes Against Humanity
  • Values, Morality, Ethics, and Priorities of Decision-Making
  • Illustration:  The “Hope Continuum”
  • Conclusion

9. Public Education’s Moral Obligation to Co-Create a Socially Sustainable Nation

  • Public Education’s Moral Obligation And Co-Responsibility with the Family Intentions of Public Education In a Socially Sustainable Society
  • The Values of Public Education
  • Educational Organizations’ Priorities of Decision-Making In a Socially Sustainable Society
  • Illustration:  Priorities of Decision-Making in a Socially Sustainable Society
  • Preparing Public Education and Parents for an Uncertain Future

10. Health Care

  • Moral and Ethical Obligations and Co-Responsibilities
  • Health Care and the Primary Value of EQUALITY
  • Discussion
  • The Seven Values of Socially Sustaining Health Care
  • Moral Priorities of Health Care Decision-Making
  • Designing a National Health Care System

11. Justice

  • Moral and Ethical Obligations and Responsibilities of Justice
  • Setting the Standards, Vision, and Intensions For all of Justice
  • Seven Values as They Relate to Justice
  • Priorities of Decision-Making
  • In the Organizational Context

12. Religion

  • Seven Values, Morality and Ethics, and Religious Contributions to the Sustainability of Societies

13. Democratic Governance

  • The First Intention
  • The Second Intention
  • A One-Sentence Intention for Any Democratic Nation
  • The Learning Organization
  • Discern This Closely
  • The Three Stages of Democracy
  • Distinguishing Features of a Stage 2 Democracy
  • Stage 3, An Evolved Form of Democracy
  • Learning to Adapt to Changing Conditions
  • Moving from Inflexible Social Systems

Part 3

Restoring the Greatness of Democratic Nations

14. The Design Team Process

  • Introduction
  • Design Team Process
  • Sources of Knowledge and Wisdom
  • Initiating a Local Community Design Team
  • First Meeting
  • Team Building
  • Social Sustainability Design Team Roles
  • Roles, Functions, and Qualifications of Team Members
  • The Art of Inquiry, Reflective Thinking, and Discernment
  • Discernment

15. About the Schematic

  • About the Schematic
  • A Framework For Validating Social Sustainability
  • The Schematic, the Team, and the Mischief of Assumptions
  • The Process of Revealing Hidden Assumptions
  • Techniques for Working the Schematic and Moral Compass
  • Exploration Tactics by the Team
  • Illustration:  Social Sustainability Design and Validation SCHEMATIC
  • Illustration:  FINDINGS
  • An Experiential Exercise Using the Schematic
  • An Experiential Exercise Using the Schematic’s Methodology To Address a Moral Question
  • An Experiential Workshop Training Exercise
  • Process and Growth of Team Members
  • The Process of Achieving Peace
  • A Broader Understanding of Design Team Contributions
  • Summary


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