GC’s (Generation C)
is the new incarnation of Global Citizen
What's a GC?
Generation C (GenC) is a transgenerational movement which aims at initiating a change of paradigm ‘’psyritual’’ (psychological and spiritual) social and political to rehumanize our civilization.
GenC yearns to invent and give birth to a new generation of thinkers and enlighten souls, aware, responsible and empathetic striving to reinvent their existence with meaning as individuals and as a species. It is the youth branch of the international Convivialist movement (http://convivialisme.org).
GenC is inspired by Edgar Morin's thinking on a policy of civilization integrating the elements of Convivialism.
A new generation of beings
Convivialism is a philosophical movement expanding around the world, nurtured by the French sociologist Alain Caillé. He aims at merging initiatives that would suggest an alternative to the neoliberal organization of the world.
The common denominator of these initiatives is the research of “an art of living together” (con-vivere) encouraging human beings to care about each other and about nature without ignoring the legitimacy of conflicts but by using it as a stepping stone for dynamism and creativity.
The second manifest Convivialist (actes sud 2020) has been co-signed by about 300 intellectuals representing a panel of academic disciplines and by essayists with very diverse ideological sensitivities representing 33 different countries.
Cultivating the art of living together
GenC presents itself as an incubator of new ideas and concepts revolving around topics such as the relation to time, work, love, death, the role played by economy in our societies… It aims at redefining our existential, spiritual and philosophical values to rehumanize our civilization. This movement cultivates the art of living together by debating viewpoints without destroying each other. It aims at suggesting a social and political reorganization all over the world.
GenC’s mission is to sensitize and bring together the youth in particular who are the most concerned about the future. It calls for reuniting everyone, that is, associations, groups or organizations that have in common the rejection of the values of modern societies that extols individuality and overconsumption that new form of ‘’ modern slavery’’.
Claimings & Values
Currently, as we are facing systemic crises, our efforts will, first of all, need to be directed towards the root cause of the problems taken as a whole before focusing on its consequences. We are considering a long-term action and not positing our future within any election frame. Our vision of the world will be one shaped by a global prism (global vision, local action). We are working at two different levels: individual and collective.
Our generation demands a world that is ethical and coherent. We fight against any form of lies, of manipulations and of corruptions, whether in the political journalistic spheres or in the world of business, of finance and diplomacy. It loathes narcissism, egocentrism, individualism and the desire of super power (hubris).