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Humanities 2012, 1(1), 62-63; doi:10.3390/h1010062
Editorial

Humanity and Sustainability

Received: 2 September 2011; Accepted: 12 September 2011 / Published: 16 September 2011
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Excerpt: So far our open access publishing company MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) has published mainly science, medicine and technology journals. To become a multidisciplinary publisher, we launched the journal Sustainability [1]. More recently, we started to run several social science journals, including Societies [2], Religions [3], Administrative Sciences [4] and Behavioral Sciences [5]. Today we published the first paper [6] of the inaugural issue of Humanities (ISSN 2076-0787). This will be an international open access journal, publishing scholarly papers of high quality across all humanities disciplines. As a publisher, I would like to publish journals surrounding the topics of sustainability and I believe the humanities as a discipline of academic studies are very important. As a scientist, I believed science and technology will only benefit human beings. I was raised in a small village, living a very primitive life in a peasant family: no electricity, no machines, of course no TV and no refrigerator. Now, the life of my children is completely different. Even my own life has completely changed. I have witnessed very rapid changes: more and more machines are used to consume mineral resources and energy and to pollute the environment, in order to produce more and more powerful machines (we are also launching a journal titled Machines, in which the relationship between Man and machine should be an interesting topic.). Machines are more and more like human individuals consuming resources themselves (we are launching a journal titled Resources). [...]
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Lin, S.-K. Humanity and Sustainability. Humanities 2012, 1, 62-63.

AMA Style

Lin S-K. Humanity and Sustainability. Humanities. 2012; 1(1):62-63.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Lin, Shu-Kun. 2012. "Humanity and Sustainability." Humanities 1, no. 1: 62-63.

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