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A collection of thoughts, ideas and concepts that came along in my desire for wisdom and a strong belief in the unity of life.
Most musings are still that, but knowledge, reason and faith can only evolve by sharing ideas, insights and experiences. Feeling intrigued by something? Getting an urge to reply? You can reach me at jasper@verstige.com.
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Sophylogy is a creed based on faith ánd reason that aims to create a paradigm shift. It is an approach that leaves everything open and continuously initiates, demanding a never-ending search for the good and the wisdom that stems from love for life. Sophylogy unites an unbound faith with an inexhaustible reason, opening up the path to an inclusive and unifying belief system for mankind (and other species).
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Cooperative Capitalism
Cooperative Capitalism is an economic model that tries to save the positives from capitalism while minimizing the negatives by separating the capital powers and forcing the spirit of capital to benefit all stakeholders.
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Open Technology
How did we get this far? By building on top of each other's knowledge, skills and means. Thriving societies facilitate this virtuous circle. Open Technology is about providing  infrastructure and facilitating knowledge sharing while protecting people's rights and privacy. 
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Developmental Democracy
The world is always in motion, yet democracy doesn’t have many self-learning and self-correcting mechanisms to keep itself aligned with the eras. Developmental Democracy aims at creating a framework that forces every generation to deal with the foundations of democracy, preventing us from taking our liberties for granted.
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Loose Threads
Sparks of inspiration, bits of imagination and hints of madness.
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Why an alter ego? Well, I’m more than my thoughts.