Global Corporate Domination (part 1)

The first phase of this globalization process has placed us at the mercy of corporations where we must accept the economic and political decisions they make in their own interests, yet also determine our own personal and social health and welfare as well as that of our natural environment. This globalization process has also given us a corporate world that has placed us at the mercy of corporations that we have no direct political control over.

Real Individuality

An individual within a natural environment may feel that they are functioning as an individual within the environment, but he or she is always limited by what the natural world can provide. What makes us human is our ability to transcend the natural environment by creating a social environment to replace it.

Within this social environment our human existence is formed and maintained by the images and objects we create to define our social existence.  Since our real individuality is dependent on the social environments that allow them to develop, maintaining the health of our social environments is paramount to our maintaining and developing our individuality.

Real individuality is only possible within a social environment because only a social environment provides a person with the social opportunities that allow him or her to develop their personal capabilities to the fullest. Therefore, those people that see their individuality as being separate from the greater society actually function as cancers that strip the vitality from society, which results in affecting its overall heath.

Instead of Sovereignty Holding Territory Entrust

Within my forthcoming book “Cosmopoly” my system of entrusted government called Cooperativism would be based on the entrusted territory and resources that it’s civil, political, and state entrustments would have access to. Unlike the nation-state, which is based permanently on its own sovereign territory, the territory of an entrusted resources state and its institutions would only hold them entrust for the term of their entrustment.

A global ecological state would be a parallel state that would consist of the many natural resources state trusts of all of the many entrusted resources states that would be using its natural resources. The territory of every entrusted resources state would merge with one- another forming their own separate and global ecological state.

This would permit the natural resources state trusts of all of the entrusted resources states to not only support their own entrusted resources state, but also be members of an ecological-state that would be formed between them.

As the cooperative government process would increase and more nation states would be replaced with entrusted resources states, so would the amount of territory entrusted to the “planetary” ecological-state.

The ecological-state would represent all of the territory and natural resources of our planet. This would result in the gradual global entrustment of all of the earth’s territory into the global ecological-state making it the common property of us all.

Politically Empowering the Natural Environment

If we are going to effectively save our planet from the excesses of human over-exploitation and destruction than we are going to have to preserve the natural environment by giving it a statehood of its own capable of defending its own interests, free from the political domination of society. To effectively represent the rights of the natural environment it must be made a political entity that can represent its own interests. If our natural environment is to survive its own social users it needs to be made a separate political entity and autonomous from the human political entities that inhabit it.

The only way we can emancipate the natural environment is to empower it politically, which is precisely what the entrusted resources state does. It would give the natural environment its own political state within which it could protect and defend its own interests.  Granting our natural environment equal rights would ultimately mean the protection of all of the species on our planet, which in the process would insure our own long-term human survival as well.

As a separate political entity the natural environment could then defend itself politically from any abuses inflicted upon it by its human inhabitants.  By empowering the natural environment politically, we give it the ability to protect itself from any abusive human behavior while still providing the natural resource foundation for the entrusted resources state. This empowering of the natural environment would avert a global ecological catastrophe that if allowed to continue will negatively affect generations of human beings as well as the other species we share our planet with.

Emancipating our natural environment from human domination would allow it, as an ecological state, to be able to protect itself from our misuse, which would allow it to evolve in a healthy and natural way that benefits all of us. This would politically empower our natural environment with life, liberty and justice from our own social institutions. Then the natural environment will be able to adequately present its own concerns to the human communities of the world that depend on it for their natural resources.

Entrusting All Types of Relationships

Within the system that I propose, all relationships, social, political and natural would be entrusted relationships. As I stated previously, within my forth coming book tiled Cosmopoly I present my new system of Cooperativism in which all forms of social and political relationships would become entrusted relationships in which those entrusted to each other would be contractually obligated to one other for the life of their entrustment.

This also holds true for our relationship with our natural environment. Within Cooperativism the natural environment would have its own natural trust in which it would self-regulate its own natural resources. As a natural trust it would be a separate political entity that would be able to defend its own interests against the political and social institutions that want to utilize its natural resources.

Within an entrusted government system all relationships whether social, political or natural would be cooperative and would form either social, political or natural trusts depending on the nature of the type of trust that they would be entering into. Each trust would hold in trust the responsibility that each person or thing would have toward all of the other people and things that he or she would be entrusted with.

The Natural Environment as Natural Resources Trust

The tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico is forcing me to contribute to the debate as to the rights of the natural environment and our responsibility to it. The natural world is held captive by us human beings according to our imagination of it. We see it as what we think it should be according to our relationship with it.

We see nature as being at our disposal. For us nature has always been our source of raw natural resources that allows us to physically realize our social reality. The raw natural resources of our natural environment are what we use to provide us with the physical infrastructure that gives our social realities a physical equivalent.  Since the natural environment is the source of all life on earth it must be the one that all of the other types of social environments would have to base their needs on.

[x] Preservation Entrustment

Another example of social entrustment would be to protect and preserve certain parts of the natural environment or wildlife. This would allow wetlands and other protected territories and seas to be held in trust by those that would care about it the most.  It would also allow particular species to be protected by the groups of people that would have the most interest in seeing to their preservation.