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Earth as Sacred Community – Thomas Berry

“Our present urgency is to recover a sense of the primacy of the Universe as our fundamental context, and the primacy of the Earth as the matrix from which life has emerged and on which life depends. The Earth with … Continue reading

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Dr. James P. Comer, Pioneer of Successful School Reform

“You know the purpose of the school is not just to raise test scores, or to give children academic learning. The purpose of the school is to give children an experience that will help them grow and develop in ways … Continue reading

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The New Paradigm of Democracy – Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed

“As a species, we are on the cusp of an evolutionary choice. Standing at the dawn of this perfect storm, we find ourselves at the beginning of a process of civilizational transition. As the old paradigm dies, a new paradigm … 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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Systems Thinking: Seeing How Everything is Connected

“People normally cut reality into compartments, and so are unable to see the interdependence of all phenomena. To see one in all and all in one is to break through the great barrier which narrows one’s perception of reality.” ~Thich Nhat … Continue reading

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Educational Malpractice – The Child Manufacturing Process

“Asking kids to meet target on standardized tests is like making them meet a sales quota. Our kids are not commodities.” ~K.L. Nielsen In many nations around the world there is a struggle currently going on between two very different paradigms … Continue reading

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Perpetual Curse of the Warrior Mindset

“We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.”  ~Albert Einstein For well over 2000 years a competitive “dog-eat-dog” mindset has dominated the world’s most powerful human civilizations. The goals of our leaders (as well as most members) have … Continue reading

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Wholeness: A Coherent Approach to Reality – David Bohm

“I think the difficulty is this fragmentation.. All thought is broken up into bits. Like this nation, this country, this industry, this profession and so on… And they can’t meet. That comes about because thought has developed traditionally in a way such … Continue reading

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“You Are the Big Bang” – Alan Watts

“Way out in space, and way out in time… billions of years ago, you were a big bang, but now you’re a complicated human being. And then we cut ourselves off, and don’t feel that we’re still the big bang. … Continue reading

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The Way of Nature

 “Control the mind. Attain one-pointedness. Then the harmony of heaven will come down and dwell in you. You will be radiant with life. You will rest in Tao.” ~Chuang Tzu A core idea of Taoist philosophy is that the only way to experience … Continue reading

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