Profit, Power, and Progress? or Cooperation, Collaboration, and Community

Profit, Power, and Progress? or Cooperation, Collaboration, and Community

Responsible profit taking is honorable. Those who are legitimate producers deserve to be rewarded for their earnest contributions. It is when profit taking replaces concern for others or for ecosystems that a perversity occurs whereby everyone and everything suffers. At that point, we are not evolving but devolving...

Emancipatory Spirituality: An Emerging Spiritual Orientation and Practice

Emancipatory Spirituality: An Emerging Spiritual Orientation and Practice

We are in the midst of an extraordinary upsurge of interest in the realm of the Spirit. Tens of millions of people in advanced industrial societies live at a level of material well-being that far surpasses the luxuries and comforts available to kings, queens, and nobles just a few hundred years ago. But many of these are in the vanguard of those who seek a new spiritual reality.

Ancient Times -- New Times: It's Your Choice

Ancient Times -- New Times: It's Your Choice

Many people like to look back on history, glean from it what they can, and apply it to their everyday lives. This is done to avoid repeating past mistakes. There has been much benefit from this approach.

We’ve Got a Better World in Mind

We’ve Got a Better World in Mind

The climate is in crisis. Mass extinctions and mass migrations mark our days. Cities are running out of water or deluged by it. Inequality and polarization are political cronies, their twisted outbursts manifested as information warfare.

5 Ways Businesses Can Contribute To A More Balanced Future

5 Ways Businesses Can Contribute To A More Balanced Future

The coronavirus pandemic highlights the very real imperfections in coordination among global governments and international organisations, many of which were already suffering from low levels of public trust.

Why More Mental Health Care Won't Stop The Gun Epidemic

Why More Mental Health Care Won't Stop The Gun Epidemic
Guns exact a heavy toll on the American public every day. On the average day, around 100 people die from a gun death. Because of the rise in gun deaths in recent years, the nation now faces a serious man-made epidemic.

Daring To Dream Of A World That Nurtures All

Global Healing and Renewal: Creating A Beloved CommunityLet's dare to dream of a Beloved Community where starvation, famine, hunger, and malnutrition will not be tolerated because the civilized community of nations won't allow it. We should dare to dream of a world being reborn in freedom, justice, and peace, a world that nurtures all...

A Source of Hope and Optimism: Our Great Potential For A Better World

A Source of Hope and Optimism: Our Great Potential For A Better WorldNone of us can afford to assume that somebody else will solve our problems; each of us must take his or her own share of universal responsibility. The real test of compassion is not what we say in abstract discussions but how we conduct ourselves in daily life.

Restoring Harmony and Balance to Ourselves and the World Around Us

Restoring Harmony and Balance to Ourselves and the World Around Us
It is time to start a revolution and envision a new society — a sacred society that arises from a real desire for spiritual transformation and the deep stirrings of love and compassion in our hearts. This society would consist of sisters and brothers working side by side in grace and harmony...

Why Setting Speed Limits Too Low Increases Fatal Crashes

Why Setting Speed Limits Too Low Increases Fatal CrashesSetting speed limits just five miles per hour below engineering recommendations produces a statistically significant decrease in total, fatal, and injury crashes, and property-damage-only crashes, according to researchers.

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