Me We World | The Me-We frame
Inspire people to imagine and explore new existential concepts.
On this page, we give an overview of all the different connection of the complex life system of the Me-We world
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The Me-We frame an ethical reference within Design Thinking & Systems Thinking
The Me-We frame can be used as an ethical & ecological reference point within Design Thinking and Systems Thinking. It stresses the importance of considering the ethical & ecological implications of any design decisions, such as how they could potentially impact people, the community and the environment. It also stresses the importance of creating designs that are inclusive, accessible, and equitable.
The Me-We frame is based on 3 components: Human Conditions, Human Perspectives & Human Actions.
Human Conditions refer to the physical and mental health of individuals and the environment in which they live. This includes factors such as access to resources, education, and opportunities for economic success that make it possible for people to self-actualise.
In the Me-We vision, we believe that the quality of life is determined by 6 conditions. By examining these conditions and how they relate to various complex challenges in everyday life, we gain insight into how we as a civilization can deal with them. While it is inconceivable that an ideal solution or scenario can be devised that will satisfy everyone in the community equally, it is all the more important to generate empathy within a community. With Me-We empathy mapping, we map how we relate to the life qualities; Safety, Trust, Understanding, Awareness, Relaxation and Tenderness [S.T.U.A.R.T.]. At every S.T.U.A.R.T. quality, we strive for a goal in which there are always 2 aspects that need to be monitored. Below you find a link to the Me-We contextual sheet in google form format (survey). The Empathy map gives an overview of the S.T.U.A.R.T. life qualities and connected goals.
The Me-We Human Conditions | contextual sheet
One of the most powerful tools from the Me-We frame is the Human Conditions / Empathy Map. This instrument is based on the intuition of Christian Pankhurst (Heart IQ) who describes 6 aspects of life in human relationships to experience peace as a person. These aspects are Safety, Trust, Understanding, Awareness, Relaxation and Tenderness in an abbreviation: S.T.U.A.R.T.
The Me-We team has further elaborated these aspects of life and interpreted it according to its own insights in a model in which various topics and problems/challenges from daily life through the S.T.U.A.R.T. can be evaluated.
The Me-We Human Conditions | contextual sheet
If you want to evaluate your life condition through Empathy mapping click below.
In the Me-We vision, we have a consideration matrix based on the well-known list of People, Planet, and Prosperity. We add Pneuma as an extra dimension to this. A word that comes from the Greeks and means breath. In a religious context, it also means spirit or soul. At Me-We we use this word to talk from a holistic mindset with a vision for the future.
People are the foundation of a prosperous society. We should ensure that all people are treated equally and with dignity and respect. We should strive to create a society where all people have access to the same opportunities,
resources, and rights.
We should respect the environment and recognize our responsibility to be stewards of the planet. We should reduce our ecological footprint, protect biodiversity, and work to restore damaged ecosystems. We should use sustainable practices and technologies to reduce our environmental impact and conserve natural resources.
Pneuma is the breath of life, and it is essential to our well-being. We should recognize the importance of taking care of our minds, bodies, and spirits. We should practice self-care and cultivate our inner lives. We should envision a society that honours the spiritual needs of all individuals and encourages a holistic approach to healing.
We should strive to create a society that is just and equitable. We should ensure that all people have access to the same opportunities and resources so that everyone can share in the prosperity of the community. We should work to reduce poverty and inequality and ensure that everyone has the chance to thrive.
From the Me-We vision, people are mainly engaged in 3 actions during life. These actions are regenerative.
First, we use the term Ritualising. This verb contains the concept of Ritual, which can be described as an action with meaning. This Meaning is inseparable from where we come from and what shaped us (our past). What do we know and what have we learned? In a practical context, this is about education and communication.
As a second action, we call sharing. In practice, this is usually about the distribution of prosperity and well-being and the planet we share with each other. It is about being together and working together and its current status.
We call the third action imagining. This action gives us a perspective for the future. Something to live up to! This action requires vision and creativity. In practice, it is about anticipating the future. In our workshops and games, we use roleplaying, scenario and consideration cards to inspire people.
Human Actions in context
Below you find an overview where you can see how Human actions relate to the 4 aspects: Drive, Purpose, Values and systems.