I belong to those who are concerned about the survival of reading and writing skills. I do not want to go back to feather pen and papyrus paper, but modern writing seems not good either. Earlier the writing process started with sharpening the pen, thinking on the subject, and giving wings to the issue writing by hand.
Now writing is done technically, in machine language, by cutting and repairing the text with machines almost without personal touch. Output goes to electronic memory where it is looked behind constantly changing new machine languages being unable to open. And nobody owns any great words because of no historical treasures are hardly preserved.
What's worse, time is no longer able to distinguish between truth and fake, what is essential to be remembered for succeeding generations. Messages are spotted and chatted in a digital space with emotional emptiness. The communication environment has become merely an altar of fury than forum of a rational debate
The pity comes from those who have had the pleasure of writing and saying within constructive conversation. I believe that the bad feeling of young people is partly based on the fact that no one really is listening to them. The chaos of mind comes from unclear words and lack of interaction, when living amid unreasonable thrills. (LOF)
SUOMEKSI TÄSSÄ ALAPUOLELLA:
|Sulkakynä.pdf (345 kB)
ONKO KIRJOITUSTAITO KATOAMASSA?
Emotional security is the measure of the stability of an individual's emotional state. Emotional insecurity or simply insecurity is a feeling of general unease or nervousness that may be triggered by perceiving of oneself to be vulnerable or inferior in some way, or a sense of vulnerability or instability which threatens one's self-image or ego.
The concept is related to that of psychological resilience in as far as both concern the effects which setbacks or difficult situations have on an individual. However, resilience concerns over-all coping, also with reference to the individual's socioeconomic situation, whereas the emotional security specifically characterizes the emotional impact. In this sense, emotional security can be understood as part of resilience.
The notion of emotional security of an individual is to be distinguished from that of emotional safety or security provided by a non-threatening, supportive environment. A person who is susceptible to bouts of depression being triggered by minor setbacks is said to be less "emotionally secure". A person whose general happiness is not very shaken even by major disturbances in the pattern or fabric of their life might be said to be extremely emotionally secure.
Children living in crises and around military action and war, face this problem and emotional insecurity. Number of children living in precarious conditions can be read in several millions. Children's perception of events in their environment are defective and feelings are very concrete and usually related to their near surrounding and relatives.
Conflict areas are home to at least 375 million children in the world
Facebook has been accused of how it dominates the social influence of the media market and global channels to the ultimate user amount. It has been criticized for privacy violations on the Internet, for their own commercial purposes, as well as misleading management with controversy information, fake and automatic facial recognition program.
Facebook may have psychological and stressful effects, when producing addictions, different types of dependencies and adhesion. The methods used by the Facebook have been questioned in many issues, within alternative news and influencing elections of various countries. On the other hand, there has also been talk of censorship. In addition to the interpretation of the role of the users, Facebook has also circumvented copy-right regulations.
Some former Facebook management representatives have said that "Facebook is ripping the social fabric of how society works and that it is destroying the reality having no societal discourse, no cooperation by fostering misinformation and mistruth. This is a global problem. It is eroding the core foundations of how people behave by and between each other." (LOF)
TO HELP OTHERS
Rotary Exchange students in Peru have seen many people living in extreme poverty, who take water directly from the Amazon River, downstream of the city of Iquitos. It is a major health risk and every week 4-5 children each (about 60 families) get sick while drinking dirty water. That is why we want to help and in March we will go to build a water tower in the Pucallpa community on a small island of Amazonia. We also help other communities, repair schools and the like. Water tower is, however, our main project. The project name is "Aguamoslo juntos" which is a combination of the words "hagamoslo juntos (done together)" and "Agua (water)".
|RI Peace LOF 2018 (2).pdf (4.5 MB)
ROTARY PEACE HISORY AND TIME LINE
|RI Rauha LOF 2018.pdf (4.7 MB)
|Media of today LOF 2018.pdf (967 kB)
MEDIA SUBSTANCE AND WORK
|MEDIA LOF 2018.pdf (1.1 MB)
MEDIAN RAKENNE JA TOIMINTA
|Rotary for tomorrow.pdf (390 kB)
WHAT IS ESSENTIAL
|Rotary huomenna.pdf (313 kB)
ROTARYN ON MUUTUTTAVA
|PHILOSOPHY LOF 20018.pdf (2.1 MB)
BASES FOR VISDOM
|Käytännön filosofiaa LOF 2018.pdf (470 kB)
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