From "Common Goods" to "The Common Good of Humanity"
By François Houtart, November 2011 (English, Spanish, French, Italian, Arabic, Chinese, Russian)
with a foreword by the author and Birgit Daiber
"... There has to be a change of paradigms, to permit a symbiosis between human beings and nature, access of all to goods and services, and the participation of every individual and every collective group in the social and political organizing processes, each having their own cultural and ethical expression: in other words to realize the Common Good of Humanity. This will be a generally long-term process, dialectic and not linear, and the result of many social struggles..."
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