This article is the result of the work of six members of the Finnish Think Tank: Dynamics of Groups and Societies (RYD). It is the continuation of a workshop led by Dr Mannie Sher of the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations in 2019. The authors of this article are Aki-Mauri Huhtinen, Sinikka Torkkola, Pertti Ahonen, […]
Finland has a small population and, in most important tasks, everybody knows each other. It is considered that the strength of Finland is equality and how we share joys and sorrows together without the cultural heritage of a class society. This is why it is weird that every important event has separate sections for VIPs […]
The human species has been struggling with how to live together peacefully for over a 2,000 years. On every continent and in every locality there is a story of a war, an uprising, a suppression and the countless numbers of bodies slaughtered and blood spilled in the process of winning or losing. This thirst for […]
Senescence is a long and important period in life that increases the meaning of time and evaluation of its use. When one perceives that one’s days are numbered, one considers more carefully how one invests one’s time.
The roles individuals play in life are essential building blocks for their identities, and new kinds of roles may even at best increase their quality of life and their possibilities to make a difference in society. The research project Art as work and as a working tool has studied how one grows into the roles […]