Human beings live and act, work and rest in multiple domains. These are intellectual, personal, social, emotional and spiritual domains. These domains rest on true humanness, the practice of human values which form our character and our destiny. We look to how energy is involved in all these domains of human endeavour and why values are important when we are affected by energies.
General de Gaulle once said “Old age is a shipwreck”, referring to the many dimensions of ageing and maintaining health and a buoyant life. There are many aspects of ageing – social, psychological, physiological, mental and spiritual. In this article, we look to some of the issues of ageing and how human values may be employed.