Kingfisher as a source of encouragement

Minh-Hoang Nguyen

August 16, 2023

Recently, we have been trying to find out how to innovate our research method. For an analytical approach like BMF, it is even more difficult as BMF is the product of a many-year process of deliberate designing and optimizing [1]. Fortunately, such innovation has appeared through the fictional details of The Kingfisher Story Collection, which gave birth to a subsequent series of innovations in working cultures, philosophies, principles, theories, methodology, and practices of the AISDL team [1-18].

However, one important question remained:

At first, we thought the Collection’s embedded humor and freedom of thought were the reasons. However, we have found the true answer today: its natural bond with the environment, the origin of human life.

Whether we realize it or not, the environmental system is the sine qua non of our society’s existence. It provides all the necessary services and products to sustain our survival and development, from the most basic needs (e.g., oxygen, water, and food) to the most advanced needs (e.g., aesthetics and mental well-being). However, impacts created by anthropogenic activities are pushing the environmental system to the edge of global cascades, which can lead to the destruction of our humanity [19,20].

Without a healthy environment, sustainable development is merely a dream. Thus, after recognizing our deep connection with the environment through the Collection, we have decided to dedicate our next 30 years to accomplishing the semiconducting principle by endorsing the 11th progressive cultural element – environmental-healing value – and building the eco-surplus culture [12-15].

Illustration. Mr. Kingfisher; Original painting by Valerie de Rozarieux:

Today’s decision may be the most crucial answer to our lifetime professional efforts (August 16, 2023).

Thank you, Mr. Kingfisher, for the precious moment of enlightenment!


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