Review: THE NINE PILLARS OF HISTORY–ALSO A GUIDE FOR PEACE

5 Star, Civil Society, Complexity & Resilience, Culture, Research, History
Amazon Page

5.0 out of 5 stars Five for Personal Effort Most Intriguing Overview

December 28, 2009

Gunnar Sevelius, MD

This is actually three books in one, and I am not certain if the middle book is intended or not.

Book 1: Page 1-140 then pick up with pages 141-185

Book 2: G. K. Chesteron, What’s Wrong with the World by Seven Treasures Publications, 2009

Book 3: 186-291 by the original author, How Each Pillar of History, Especially Religon, Serves the Other Eight, and the Golden Rule of Love

The index is terrible, which is a shame, because this is a very provocative book, but given the almost heroic individual effort that went into this, I cannot reduce it from five stars. Although there is no mention of Maslow and the pyramid of human needs, I embrace this book as a personal contribution to the mosaic of knowledge.

The Nine Pillars of Humanity are:

1) Food, Water, Air, and Energy

2) Secure Dwelling defined as a well-implemented building code and a home free from government intrusions with laws security the property from terrorists and mauraders

3) Cleanliness with hygiene in good and living environment

4) Art, in living space and time to enjoy it

5) Freedom to communicate

6) Freedom to form support groups for common goals

7) Freedom to choose a relgion (belief system) according to one’s own conviction

8) Accesses to medical help

9) Free trade of what we produce for our own “Nine Pillar Needs”
Continue reading “Review: THE NINE PILLARS OF HISTORY–ALSO A GUIDE FOR PEACE”