Need for foodstuff or mental food?

#69 Queasy feeling (Mathias Sager, Oil color water mixable on wood panel, M20 727X500)

#69 Queasy feeling (Mathias Sager, Oil color water mixable on wood panel, M20 727X500)

Is it because we are suffering unmet basic needs, or is it because we lack self-esteem?

Because I am so hungry

Yes, there is war, but
it is OK to work for an arms manufacturer
Yes, there is global warming, but
it is OK to work for an oil conglomerate
Yes, there is pollution, but
it is OK to work for a chemical fabric
Yes, there is poverty, but
it is OK to work for an investment bank
Yes, there is hunger, but
it is OK to work for an intensive livestock farm
Yes, there is poisoning, but
it is OK to work for a pharmaceutical firm
Yes, there is exploitation, but
it is OK to work for a shareholder corporation

… because I am so hungry

A matter of self-esteem

Arms manufacturers are purposefully peaceful
Oil conglomerates are environmentally friendly
Chemical fabrics are naturally clean
Financial institutions are socially humanistic
Intensive livestock farms are gracefully humane
Pharmaceutical firms are organically healthy
Shareholder corporations are cooperatively responsible

We believe them because we don’t trust our own judgement

A matter of self-esteem

Would be really interesting to know YOUR thoughts. What do you think?


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About mathias sager

Independent researcher, artist, social entrepreneur, and leadership and strategy advisor I was born in Zurich in 1975 and grew up in Switzerland. The last six years I lived in Tokyo, and currently, I’m staying in Pune/India. I love open-minded people everywhere and the passion to working relentlessly for developing human potential, which is an overarching theme throughout all his work. I have extensive experience in leadership and management, organizational psychology research, and learning & development practice. I have worked as a teacher, a leadership trainer, as well as a senior manager responsible for client relationships, counseling, and virtual teams around the world. Also, I’m a social entrepreneur and serving as a strategy and leadership advisor in different ways. My goal is to inspire with interdisciplinary, innovative, and cross-cultural approaches to personal and professional development for the people’s individual well-being and common good alike. Continuously learning himself and keen to help, I appreciate any questions or feedback you may have at any time. Please connect here on any social media, as well as per direct email
  • Yes so true and that is what is going in our world right now cause we believe in them a lot. Great post.