Top-down hierarchies, whether they are governmental or social, are based on power. One can say the abuse of power. What would the world look like if power relationships were relational and non-coercive?
The more I’ve studied process theology, the more I’m convinced that Western-style individualism, that is, that the individual is the highest form of culture, is actually the greatest inhibitor of human thriving and well-being. Dr. Epperly and I examine this proposition.