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How Life Self-Organizes, by Joanna Macy

“The greatest revolution of our time is in the way we see the world. The mechanistic paradigm underlying the Industrial Growth Society gives way to the realization that we belong to a living, self-organizing cosmos. General systems theory, emerging from … Continue reading

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Risks & Consequences in the Age of Organized Irresponsibility

“We are living in an age where the decision making is the primary background for catastrophes. I think it’s very important to realize this because modernity produces more and more uncontrollable consequences. We have a system of organized irresponsibility: Nobody really is responsible for … Continue reading

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Living in a Creative Living Universe

“I like to experience the universe as one harmonious whole. Every cell has life. Matter, too, has life; it is energy solidified. The tree outside is life… The whole of nature is life…”      ~Albert Einstein Look around and you … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Nature’s Paradigm, Part II

“A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Nature’s Paradigm, Part I

“Every particular in nature, a leaf, a drop, a crystal, a moment of time is related to the whole, and partakes of the perfection of the whole. Each particle is a microcosm, and faithfully renders the likeness of the world.” … Continue reading

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Natural Self-Organizing Intelligence – Simon G. Powell

“If the great swath of humanity spread across this planet is to maintain health and prosperity then we simply must regain a right relationship with Nature. And to do this requires, at least in part, that we begin to acknowledge … Continue reading

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“Anything Can Be Great…”

In this scene Fast Eddie (Paul Newman) is bothered because he was called a born loser. He then describes what the game of pool is like when he’s in a state of flow, optimal focused consciousness… Fast Eddie:  I coulda beat … Continue reading

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