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Gandhi presentation (2)


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Satya recently spoke at the Annual Mahatma Gandhi Commerative birthday dinner where he spoke on the alignment of Albertan values with Gandhian values.

Gandhi presentation (2)

  1. 1. Satya das
  2. 2. Rebooting Alberta <ul><li>. . . The Mahatma’s Way! </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrating the 141 st birthday of M.K. Gandhi </li></ul><ul><li>Remarks by Satya Brata Das </li></ul><ul><li>Edmonton, Alberta 2 October MMX </li></ul>
  3. 3. Rich, privileged, angry . . . Why?
  4. 4. Where did we go wrong?
  5. 5. Gandhi’s Seven Blunders of the World: Wealth without Work
  6. 6. Pleasure without Conscience
  7. 7. Knowledge without Character
  8. 8. Science without Humanity
  9. 9. Commerce without Morality
  10. 10. Worship without Sacrifice
  11. 11. Politics without Principles
  12. 13. The Way of the Mahatma
  13. 14. A Gandhian World: from Charity to Dignity
  14. 15. Gandhi for the 21 st Century: Being the best for the world
  15. 16. Gandhi’s Mantra: understand the suffering of others give wing to the fallen abandon ego and pride serve the divinity within all
  16. 17. We follow Gandhi by fostering . . . <ul><li>Freedom from Fear </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom from Want </li></ul><ul><li>Living in community; with Dignity </li></ul><ul><li>In harmony with one another </li></ul><ul><li>. . . And with the natural world </li></ul>
  17. 18. And it all starts with you . . .
  18. 19. . . . when you speak truth to Power
  19. 20. . . . with the courage of your convictions
  20. 21. So how do you know you’re right?
  21. 22. Because you speak to our values
  22. 23. The Values Map of Alberta
  23. 24. How we map public values Understand perceptions and how choices are made (trade-off) Measure the tenacity with which people stick to their preferences through a user friendly survey Learn how perceptions compare and what is most important to people Identify what people are willing to trade off to keep what matters most Design , deliver, and/or communicate new or existing programs addressing the values of citizens Optimize policies to create win-win solutions - Conjoint Surveys on Albertans Values 1 2 3
  24. 25. What we’ve measured <ul><li>What we expect from Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Managing Education </li></ul><ul><li>What we expect of public health care </li></ul><ul><li>Stewardship of our energy wealth </li></ul><ul><li>Stewardship of our forests </li></ul><ul><li>How we want to develop our society </li></ul>
  25. 26. Leadership Values in 2010 - Albertan values are Gandhian values Albertan Values Mapping – Reboot Alberta Survey of Progressives 2010
  26. 27. What we expect from our health caregivers Albertan Values Mapping – LPN Survey 2010
  27. 28. Our duty to the planet: Stewardship of Alberta’s oil sands, the largest hydrocarbon deposit on Earth Albertan Values Mapping – Oilsands Survey 2010
  28. 29. A Gandhian Alberta: Clean Energy for the World <ul><li>Greener oil sands; cleaner coal; alternative energy; bio-energy and bio-economy. </li></ul><ul><li>The oil sands can make Canada the world’s first </li></ul><ul><li>clean-energy superpower. </li></ul>
  29. 30. <ul><li>We have $15 trillion worth of oil sands wealth. </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s fund the transition </li></ul><ul><li>to sustainable </li></ul><ul><li>energy, starting with </li></ul><ul><li>greener hydrocarbon </li></ul><ul><li>production. </li></ul>A Gandhian Alberta: Sustainable energy for the world
  30. 31. Designing The Gandhian Future: Grow the Nano Economy
  31. 32. <ul><li>Alberta becomes the world leader in societal </li></ul><ul><li>development : </li></ul><ul><li>wellness, literacy, </li></ul><ul><li>connectivity, community, </li></ul><ul><li>diversity, inclusion </li></ul><ul><li>and sustainability. </li></ul>Designing The Gandhian Future
  32. 33. <ul><li>Developing the Bio Economy </li></ul><ul><li>The starches and sugars in Alberta’s forests and our crops are worth at least as much as our energy wealth: </li></ul><ul><li>A viable bio economy </li></ul><ul><li>Will feed the world and </li></ul><ul><li>empower a better life for all </li></ul>Designing The Gandhian Future
  33. 34. You all have the power to be the change you want to see in the world!
  34. 35. Because leadership begins in the mirror
  35. 36. All you need is . . .
  36. 37. inspiration. . .
  37. 38. And Action!
  38. 39. Happy Birthday Gandhiji! [email_address]