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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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Beyond Capitalism – Albert Einstein, 1949

“Private capital tends to become concentrated in few hands… The result is an oligarchy the enormous power of which cannot be effectively checked even by a democratically organised political society.”
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How the Arts Transform Consciousness

“Developing mastery in an art influences how we think about challenges and see the world. Every one of us has the potential to be an artist, to harness and express our innate wisdom and creativity.” You’ve probably noticed how the most beautiful paintings, … Continue reading

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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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