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Ilarion (Larry) Merculieff: Indigenous Elder Wisdom for Modern Times

Ilarion (Larry) Merculieff was born and raised with a traditional upbringing on the Pribilof Islands of the Bering Sea. His traditional name, Kuuyux, was given to him when he was four and means extension of ancient knowledge into modern times. … Continue reading

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Occupy Love

Occupy Wall St – The Revolution Is Love with Charles Eisenstein, author of Sacred Economics: Watch Video>>

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Irreparable Human Deficit Looms in Wake of Budget-Cutting Frenzy

by Riane Eisler, Rene Redwood – OP ED

A financial debt can be paid. But the debt we’ll owe our children if investments in health, nutrition and education are slashed is irreparable. Investment in human infrastructure is essential for success in the post-industrial economy, and this should be our policymakers’ guiding economic principle.

It’s up to us to ask the hard questions: Why are we being told we can’t raise taxes on the rich, but must cut wages for teachers, nurses, child-care workers and others on whom our future depends? There is no evidence that lower taxes on corporations and millionaires raise all boats, or that massive cuts in social services have ever helped people in developing nations rise from poverty. The opposite is true. It’s countries like Canada, Sweden, New Zealand and Finland that have made commitments to caring for future generations that have risen from poverty to prosperity.

Why are we told that cutting social programs is the road to prosperity, when our past prosperity was the result of the very opposite?

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No such thing as a thing

How we are all connected through an essential, irreducible Bond, by Lynne McTaggart in “Ode Magazine,” July/August 2011

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4Rs Study Shows NYC Program Improves Kids’ Behaviour…

Increases Their Emotional Intelligence, and boosts Academic Performance of At-Risk Students — ‘It’s the missing piece of schooling,’ says Brooklyn principal: http://www.morningsidecenter.org/4RsRelease.html

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The Ecology of Magic: An Interview with David Abram

by Scott London. David Abram is an unusual combination of anthropologist, philosopher and sleight-of-hand magician. Though he worked as a magician in the United States and Europe for a number of years, he attributes most of what he knows about … Continue reading

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Presencing and
Theory U

by Otto Scharmer. Several short videos are well worth watching. This is cutting edge work that has enormous potential for working with groups and individuals in remarkable ways! more>>

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Kosmos Journal

“Founded in 2001, Kosmos is the leading international Journal for planetary citizens committed to the birth and emergence of a new planetary culture and civilization.” Check out their latest issue, including online articles and back issues, here.

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Whole Thinking Journal

Check out the website for the Center for Whole Communities for in-depth books and essays that deeply address how to create whole communities. The journal is filled with interesting articles and can be downloaded as a pdf. more>>

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Book: Honeybee Democracy

by Thomas D. Seeley. A new book about the way that honeybees make collective decisions and how this could be applied to groups of people as well. Fascinating! more>>

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