Change Agents. 90 Inspiring and Visionary Films That Will Change How You See the World in Profound Ways. By Tim Hjersted / filmsforaction.org The world today is in crisis.
Everybody knows that. But what is driving this crisis? It's a story, a story that is destroying the world. It's a story about our relationship to the world and to other humans, but we take this story for granted. Climate change, political corruption, corporate power, war, racism, sexism, environmental destruction - these are all symptoms of the cultural story we are enacting. The old story of empire and dominion over the earth has to be looked at in the full light of day - all of our ambient cultural stories and values that we take for granted and which remain invisible must become visible. What it feels like to be the last generation to remember life before the internet — Quartz. I’ve long believed that speed is the ultimate weapon in business.
All else being equal, the fastest company in any market will win. Speed is a defining characteristic—if not the defining characteristic—of the leader in virtually every industry you look at. In tech, speed is seen primarily as an asset in product development. Hence the “move fast and break things” mentality, the commitment to minimum viable products and agile development.
Many people would agree that speed and agility are how you win when it comes to product. What they fail to grasp is that speed matters to the rest of the business too—not just product. I believe that speed, like exercise and eating healthy, can be habitual. Through a prolonged, proactive effort to develop these good habits, we can convert ourselves as founders, executives, and employees to be faster, more efficient company-building machines. Speed, like exercise and eating healthy, can be habitual. Mapping the Emerging Post-Capitalist Paradigm and Its Main Thinkers. By Commons Transition / commonstransition.org “We do not live in an era of change, but in a change of eras” is the way Jan Rotmans from the University Rotterdam describes the structural changes impacting our societies.
This is also the phrase Michel Bauwens chose to open his latest book yet to be published in English which title is likely to be close to “Towards a post-capitalist society with the Peer-to-Peer”. For thinkers like Jan Rotmans and Michel Bauwens this change of eras is akin to the Industrial Revolution in the second half of the 19th century, and characterized by transitions in various fields. In a nutshell, our societies face 3 major tipping points: A change in social order from a central, hierarchically-controlled society to a horizontal, decentralized, and bottom-up working unit. (click on the images for higher resolution) The Artist's Task [Abby Martin]
The Coming Age of Internetocracy (2nd Edition) by Lawrence Compagna. Conscious Evolution: Leaping Into Possibility. It is 40 years since the Futurist magazine published Prof.
Clare W. Graves’ article titled “Human Nature Prepares for a Momentous Leap,” which contained predictions for our future that have proved remarkably prescient. Exploring the Connected Universe – Delegate Level 1. A cutting edge interactive course Exploring the Connected Universe to better our planet through you.
Engage with 9 leading faculty members and shift the current paradigm. Embark on a mind-bending journey, connect with 2,000 other travelers and apply this knowledge to transform yourself and our world. This course will TRANSFORM your reality and make you EMPOWERED, CONNECTED and KNOWLEDGEABLE to POSITIVELY IMPACT CHANGE! I have done thirty years of research and – together with a team of brilliant scientists – developed a unified field theory. Taking Apart Psychiatry: Fraud-Kings of the Mind. Jon Rappoport, GuestWaking Times Exploding the myth of “good science…” “Promoting diabolically false science, psychiatry creates a gateway for defining many separate states of consciousness that don’t exist at all.
They’re cheap myths, fairy tales.” (The Underground, Jon Rappoport) USA Today, January 26, 2016: “Primary care doctors should screen all adults for depression, an expert panel recommended Tuesday.” —Let’s screen everybody to find out if they have mental disorders. 10 Basic New Age Deceptions and How to Correct Them. Waking Times Editor’s Note: This list was gathered and collated by Brendan D.
Murphy with kudos to Mark Passio, Tim McClew for the distillation, and Juliet J. Carter. “Real compassion kicks butt and takes names and is not pleasant on certain days. The End of Capitalism Has Begun. Paul Mason, GuardianWaking Times Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era.
At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian… The red flags and marching songs of Syriza during the Greek crisis, plus the expectation that the banks would be nationalised, revived briefly a 20th-century dream: the forced destruction of the market from above. For much of the 20th century this was how the left conceived the first stage of an economy beyond capitalism. A New Story of the People. Think Global, Act Local; Preparing for and Building the New Era for Humanity. It’s mind-blowing the moment we live in.
Not only are all the world’s indigenous and modern cultures connecting into a global society for the first time in our known history, but we’re doing it in a reality that is so mysterious that our minds are intertwined at the fundamental level.