Building a new world requires new ways of thinking. As Einstein said, the same thinking that created our problems can’t solve them. Many people understand that we need new categories that describe the kinds of cultures that support a more equitable, caring, and sustainable way of life. The old categories such as right or left, religious or secular, Eastern or Western, technologically-developed or undeveloped, and so forth, don't give us this information. The new social categories of the partnership system and the domination system do.
The following is a simplified chart describing Riane Eisler’s two contrasting systems for organizing human relations--partnership and domination--combining materials from Eisler's The Power of Partnership and David Korten's The Great Turning (which uses Eisler’s work as the book's framework).