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Modern means dynamic

Understanding the word "modern" just as "recent" can not be accepted anymore. It is too simple and nowadays also means the property of a system to change under the influence of something within or outside of the system, which either is concentrated in a point or distributed in a field. It is opposed to being static.

The project of a “Seesaw for Unity” in Berlin could be seen as dynamic art.

The term “dynamic” makes sense as well in nature as in culture as also generally in life. It has already been said about the "modern" Middle Way, that such a kind of life can not be given as a Leitkultur neither in the private sphere nor in society, but it should be rebalanced dynamically at every point and in every moment.

Our language could reflect such a change. We were used to talk about solving problems, which wrongly allows to think just about static tasks. This might be replaced by saying that we resolve conflicts. A problem essentially means a static situation while the term "conflict" includes changing conditions. The transition from solving to resolving, however, could remember us to the fact that dynamic conflict resolution in addition needs the yet little accepted recursion, which by many people is still considered as a special scientific term. It has eminent practical significance.   

Updated April 26, 2018 

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