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2019 | 2(97) | 125-134
Article title

PSUCIE MECHANIZMÓW HOMEOSTAZY W SYSTEMACH PRZYRODY I SPOŁECZEŃSTWA

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EN
SPOILING OF HOMEOSTASIS MECHANISMS IN NATURAL AND SOCIAL SYSTEMS
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Abstracts
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The author draws attention to the low-profile phenomenon of disassembly of equilibrium mechanisms. Although it has accompanied the progress of civilization since the beginning of humanity and intensified in the Anthropocene era, it has become particularly visible and dangerous since the mid-twentieth century. More and more people tinker with homeostasis of nature and social systems with the help of increasingly better tools and technologies and spoil it in proportion to its possibilities and rapidly growing consumer needs. They do it unnecessarily on such a large scale, foolishly and irresponsibly. They do not care that future generations are increasingly reducing their chances of survival. In individual parts of the article, homeostasis is discussed and its importance for the existence and development of natural and social systems, and the dismantling of homeostasis mechanisms in the geobiosphere, sociosphere and economy. In conclusion, the author shows the dilemma faced today by humanity: whether to follow the path delineated by the calculating reason controlled by the ideology of consumerism and uncontrollable economic growth, and further weaken homeostasis, which threatens with extermination, or try to stop it for the benefit of future generations and for prolonging life humanity. The decision must be made by the present and next generation, because in a dozen or so years it may be too late.
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125-134
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Dates
published
2020-02-10
Contributors
  • Uniwersytet Śląski
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Publication order reference
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