Category Archives: Creative Systems Thinking

The Wisdom of John Lennon

“The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn’t the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.” “Love is like a precious plant. You can’t just … Continue reading

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Ready for a New Way of Thinking?

“We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.”  ~Albert Einstein If you turn on the news, the human species seems to be at a crisis point. Poverty, racism, political division, ecological destruction, social instability and other seemingly “unsolvable” problems appear to be getting … Continue reading

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Buddhist Anarchism – Gary Snyder, 1961

“Institutional Buddhism has been conspicuously ready to accept or ignore the inequalities and tyrannies of whatever political system it found itself under. This can be death to Buddhism, because it is death to any meaningful function of compassion. Wisdom without … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders’ Revolution of Love

“We sense that ‘normal’ isn’t coming back, that we are being born into a new normal: a new kind of society, a new relationship to the earth, a new experience of being human.”  ― Charles Eisenstein One doesn’t need to occupy … Continue reading

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The Hero’s Journey – Joseph Campbell

“The achievement of the hero is one that he is ready for, and it’s really a manifestation of his character. The way in which the landscape and the conditions of the environment match the readiness of the hero. The adventure … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Human Consciousness

See how you resonate with the 16 characteristics of this evolved level of human consciousness, as described by Ervin Laszlo… 1. I am part of the world. The world is not outside of me, and I am not outside of … Continue reading

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“Billionaires Have the Money, We Have the People.”

  “Politics is not a baseball game with winners or losers. What politics is about is whether we protect the needs of millions of people who are hurting.   The struggle to create a nation and world of economic and … Continue reading

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