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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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The Global Butterfly Effect

“What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.” ―Richard Bach, Illusions     We are living now during one of the most important time periods in human history. Our global species is at a turning point, the … Continue reading

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The Joy of Learning

“Educating the mind without educating the heart, is no education at all.” ~Aristotle Fifteen years ago, George Bush introduced No Child Left Behind, which increased pressure on children and teachers, with nationwide standardized testing. President Obama promised to change that, but instead … Continue reading

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Zen & the Art of Living Deeply

“With traditional arts in Asia much emphasis is put on long-term practice and effort, so as to reach continuously higher levels of skill development. There is a deeper character training happening as well, to reduce the ego’s voice, let go … Continue reading

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A New Vision of Reality – Fritjof Capra

“Systems thinking has a certain simplicity and elegance to it — basically, a shift from seeing the world as a machine to understanding it as a network… To deal with nonlinear systems requires a change of perspective from objects to … Continue reading

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The Emergence of Connected Consciousness

“A key feature of distributed intelligence is that no one part has to have the whole answer. Rather, the intelligence of the whole emerges through the actions and interactions of its parts.” ~Joanna Macy & Chris Johnstone The following is … Continue reading

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The Art of Peace Begins with You

“The Art of Peace begins with you. Foster peace in your own life and then apply the Art to all that you encounter.” ~Morihei Ueshiba The Art of Peace was written by Morihei Ueshiba, founder of Aikido (合気道) a modern Japanese … Continue reading

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