INNOVATION means an amalgamation of human consciousness and knowledge with socio-economic activity, linking all efforts with individuals, organizations, universities and institutions engaged in research and social development. CONSCIOUSNESS is the universal foundation of knowledge, which represents the basic cognitive element that human beings, organizations and institutions tap into in order to position themselves within the scope and influence of global value chains. Economic activity and global human behavior have both long turned their back on their basic and genetic roots.
Great Mystery, founded by Cody Johnson and Robin Haines Johnson, celebrates its 20th Anniversary in 2012. From our first weekend workshop on Maui with Carlos Castaneda and his party to the present, Great Mystery, under the banners of The Prophets Conference, Axiom, and the Great Rethinking, has presented exceptional thought leaders exploring shamanism, new science, multiple dimensions of reality, health and healing, indigenous teachings, and consciousness, fostering inspired activism. Through experiential workshops and retreats, engaging conferences, tours to sacred sites, interactive online video programs, and local community gatherings, Great Mystery brings us together to discuss and celebrate imagination, new perspectives and transformational ideas and to then integrate and apply these insights in new, purposeful ways.
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Richard Wagner's with translation by Frederick Jameson
Der Ring des Nibelungen ( The Ring of the Nibelung ) is a cycle of four epic operas by the German composer Richard Wagner (1813–83). The works are based loosely on characters from the Norse sagas and the Nibelungenlied . The operas, which the composer described as a trilogy with a Vorabend ("ante-evening"), are often referred to as the Ring Cycle , Wagner's Ring , or simply the Ring .
Das Rheingold (