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You Can’t Always Get What You Want, But…

“You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you might find you get what you need.” ~The Rolling Stones   Right now, millions of people suffer on our planet because what we want distracts us from … 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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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 Rise of the Cultural Creatives

The following was written in 1997. It’s been almost 20 years since the idea of Cultural Creatives was introduced. With the rise of Internet social networks, Facebook, youtube and blogs are we now witnessing the dawning influence of this group, in the creation of … Continue reading

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The Way of Wisdom – Great Minds Think Compassionately

“We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.”  ~Albert Einstein “Empathy is really important, and I think only when our clever brain and our human heart work together in harmony can we achieve our full potential.” ~Jane Goodall … Continue reading

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Yūgen (幽玄) – Deep Awareness of the Universe

“Yūgen is an important concept in traditional Japanese aesthetics. The exact translation of the word depends on the context. Yūgen is not an allusion to another world. It is about this world, this experience… “To watch the sun sink behind … Continue reading

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Drinking Water From the Air with Bamboo Flower Basket

“The 30ft high bamboo flower basket can resolve drinking water from thin air. Actually the name of ‘WarkaWater’ comes from the Warka Tree, an enormous natural fig tree and native to Ethiopia. They are conventionally used for public gatherings and … Continue reading

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