freedom Tag

Makers or Slaves?

06 Feb 2017, Posted by Alexandros in Videos

How do our views around technology, leisure and work determine our present and future? The talk embedded below, which I originally recorded for BIL Davos 2017 and a different version of it in Greek for the first Maker Faire in…

Filiki Eteria: Overview

01 Mar 2016, Posted by Alexandros in Filiki Eteria, Writings

Filiki Eteria: Part of a Bigger Vision Filiki Eteria is one of the three initiatives announced in The Calling. Despite the initiatives being able to stand on their own, each relates and reinforces one another to create a bigger vision….

The Calling

01 Feb 2016, Posted by Alexandros in Writings

Is not the task that creates the preconditions for the achievement of extraordinary tasks not itself extraordinary? It is to such a task that I am calling you. It is the only endeavor, the only “startup”, with which I have no hesitation to look straight into your eyes and tell you: Join me.

The Challenge

01 Feb 2016, Posted by Alexandros in Regenerating Freedom, Writings

The end of the Industrial Revolution gave rise to an unfulfilled promise, that technology would liberate us from the struggle for existence and create enough freedom for everyone to fulfill their highest aspirations. It didn’t happen – and what we can do about it.

The Moral Vision

01 Feb 2016, Posted by Alexandros in Regenerating Freedom, Writings

The moral vision behind the Regenerating Freedom initiative. The principles of Universal Equality and Equivalency of Value, the Universal Paradox, whether time is money and money time, the reassignment of necessity and the new Hellenism.

Freedom, Autonomy and Time

01 Feb 2016, Posted by Alexandros in Regenerating Freedom, Writings

The concept of freedom is rich with a variety of meanings it has acquired over the centuries. Its use and abuse by demagogues and its relation with words that share a family resemblance, like liberty and autonomy, that are sometimes used interchangeably make it even harder for someone to understand what is being meant when the word is being used. It thus becomes imperative to introduce some distinctions, terms and definitions to facilitate clarity of communication, and provide the conceptual vocabulary to explain with precision what Regenerating Freedom is about.

Homo Acinonyx

24 May 2014, Posted by Alexandros in Writings

If I could stay long enough at a cliff overlooking the sea I would finally meet you. If I could voice the words that make us different from the rest yet similar to one another singing them at the right…