WHO WILL HAND OUT THE CARDS IN THE GAME FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE?
Modeling Development – Between History and the Future
Publication language: English
Transformations No. 3-4 (102-103) 2019,  Publication date: 11 February 2022
Keywords: sustainable development, responsibility, human evolution, social mutants of human, threats to a sustainable future
Abstract The article contains reflections on shaping the future in accordance with the concept of sustainable development. The first part contains consideration on the issue of the purposefulness of shaping a sustainable future. The second part deals with the problem of responsibility for the further development of humanity. In the third part, one shows the categories of humans who will have to face the challenge of continuing sustainable development. In the fourth part, one presents the negative social mutants of Homo sapiens (the products of the social evolution), which prevail over the positive ones. In conclusions, one states that negative mutants will hand out the cards in the game for the sustainable future. It is high probable, they will decide about the further fate of humanity. Therefore, one should not expect anything good, at least on contemporary understanding of good.
Silesian University in Katowice, Katowice, Poland