Transformation of identities
I love how you consider everyone to be ‘designers of the future’. That’s beautiful and an awesome view of individuals and their role in the collectivity.
People are increasingly becoming nomads, wandering in a post-modern hyper-reality. Migration, with its direct and immediate human impact, is a very complex phenomena. Migration is not simply an economic issue. It generates composite ties, both interpersonal and organizational ties, as in dense, multiplex networks.
Networks hold greater potential for evolution, because of combination and increasing differentiation.
Therefore, online networks and social cyberspaces do not just enhance of facilitate the transformation of identities. Communication and connectivity really provide a transnational hyperspace. This space allows for self-expression of a different and evolving culture, language, of a new collectivity and collective identity.
Now, I would like this idea of transformation of identities to be pushed forward, beyond migration effects. If we agree on the fact that each individual is a ‘designer of the future’, and therefore plays a role in the blueprint of progress, of evolution, we could then realize and consider the need for studying the deeper transformation currently taking place in human beings. The transnational hyperspace allows us to be more conscious of it, just like social media allowed us to become conscious that where are all linked together (as opposed to separation).