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Globalization: preventing the sameness of the world / An EarSay Project
For A Culture of Peace - Part 1
An interview with the activist who made headlines when he was arrested while meditating at Occupy Oakland. posted Feb 23, 2012 Pancho Ramos was arrested while meditating when police raided the Occupy Oakland encampment in November 2011. Painter Ly Vũ Hoàng based her work on press photos of the arrest. Pancho Ramos Stierle: Nonviolence Is Radical by Sarah van Gelder
The Coming Spiritual Revolution - Rainn Wilson
When I grow up: a 6 year old's vision of a Gift Community - share and live this message!
Luke Sharrett for The New York Times The found photographs are on a Facebook page titled “Pictures and Documents found after the April 27, 2011 Tornadoes.” More Photos » Like hundreds of others finding keepsakes that fell from the sky and posting photographs of them on a Facebook lost and found, the woman included her e-mail address, and Ms. Memories Scattered by Southern Storms Land on Facebook
This Video Blew Me Away
When I was sixteen, I set off on an adventure that would bring me to where I am today. Leaving my family farm on Vancouver Island, I hitchhiked across BC to this festival that I had only heard tales about around campfires in the early mornings. That festival was Shambhala. Up to this point in my life, I had felt very alone, I grew up in paradise, but a paradise that lacked one major thing… Community. For most my youth it was just my brother and I. Revelation on the Dance Floor : A film Dedicated To West Coast Festival Culture, Featuring Lightning In A Bottle, Basscoast and Shambhala Music Festivals | Grounded TV Network
Electronic Awakening now Available on iTunes Electronic Awakening on iTunes Electronic Awakening is an ethnographic Documentary film which investigates the spirituality of the Electronic Dance Music Culture. Please check out the SCREENING link to setup a screening in your city, community, festival, or University. DVDs are now available: Get DVD Now We ask for a small contribution to help us get Electronic Awakening out into the world, our site will feature a donation model in the near future. ELECTRONIC AWAKENING (III)
TEDxVancouver - Jeet Kei Leung - Transformational Festivals
Convergence Network |
Zeitgeist Seattle What does Zeitgeist Seattle do? We are part of a larger sustainability advocacy movement (The Zeitgeist Movement), which promotes a shift to a global systematic change that will support humanity as a whole in a sustainable way. As part of that, our mission includes networking locally in the Seattle, Washington region with sustainability groups and community sharing organizations. We offer community outreach by promoting local Sustainability, Technological, Environmental, and Social Change projects and events designed to educate and allocate shared resources. We see the benefits of an educated public in regards to community driven resources here in Seattle and are committed in helping streamline the information effectively toward achieving real solutions to the systemic flaws our communities are faced with today. Zeitgeist Seattle (Seattle, WA
Compassionate Seattle Heart Map
Evolver.net | IT'S OUR WORLD TO CHANGE
Wiser.org: The Social Network for Sustainability
Click here to see the fullscreen version The Federation of Damanhur opens the door on its most precious realization, the Temples dedicated to Humanity: an extraordinary, underground construction, begun in 1978 and created entirely by hand. It has been declared a work of art by the Soprintendenza alle Belle Arti (Fine Art Authority). The Hall of Mirrors, the Hall of Water, the Hall of the Earth, the Labyrinth and the Hall of Metals: one after another extraordinary environments that touch the heart and soul, the mind and senses. Bringing to light all the beauty to be found inside each one of us. The Temples are in fact a journey of initiation, the ritual representation of the inner rooms of every human being: Passing through the rooms and along the corridors of the Temples is a journey inside the self, a spiritual pilgrimage open to all creeds and convictions. Damanhur - Welcome Office and University - Visit The Temples of Humankind
Kailasa - A Transformational Retreat & Academy (Redding, CA Welcome to Kailasa Kailasa is a group of Social Architects and Cultural Pioneers uniting to provide concrete examples of how we can live and thrive in peace and harmony, with ourselves and with our environment. To do this, we are creating a diversity of intentional communities, with sustainability, education, and health and nutrition as the core concepts. The members of the Kailasa team have made the restructuring of our society and culture a primary focus of life, only to be set aside to attend to the persistent nagging to generate enough income to satisfy the "cost of living" in the current socioeconomic system. Unlike most for-profit corporations where the employees are compensated for their "40 hours a week," our team members are living and breathing this, even while they are at their day job.
Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think
Filthy India Photos, Chinese Netizen Reactions Note from Fauna: The following post and collection of photographs spread on the Chinese internet in 2008. On Tianya, Mop, LiuLiu (and many other Chinese forums): Reflections in the midst of extreme poverty and filth — a record of a trip in India India is the dirtiest country I have ever been to. I have heard people say that Pakistan, which is to the west and Bangladesh, to the east, are worse, but that is probably beyond the limits of my imagination.
Rent a White Guy - Magazine Matt Dorfman Not long ago I was offered work as a quality-control expert with an American company in China I’d never heard of. No experience necessary—which was good, because I had none. I’d be paid $1,000 for a week, put up in a fancy hotel, and wined and dined in Dongying, an industrial city in Shandong province I’d also never heard of.
300 Years of FOSSIL FUELS in 300 Seconds
At last, we have reached the end of the classic Mayan Long Count calendar, the 5,125-year cycle that ends on December 21 of this year. The mainstream media has, predictably, used the occasion to ridicule the straw man they irresponsibly helped to set up: That this was a doomsday threshold, as silly as Y2K. At the same time, the worst and best predictions of alternative theorists ranging from Graham Hancock to Paul LaViolette to Jose Arguelles, Terence McKenna, John Major Jenkins, David Wilcock, and Carl Johan Calleman have failed to materialize. Apparently, a galactic superwave is not engulfing our planet, as LaViolette proposed. The End of the Beginning
Coalition Of The Willing on Vimeo
7 Ways to Live Like an EcoVillager in the City - Shareable Are you looking for more meaning in your daily life? Would you like more real connections with people, time to pursue your interests, and fresh food straight from the garden? If so, living like an ecovillager in your city might do the trick. Humans have lived in small settlements for time eternal, and some psychologists say that the high levels of depression are due to a widespread disconnect from nature and community.
Eight things you can live without — I. M. H. O.
RSA Animate - 21st century enlightenment
Neil deGrasse Tyson - We Stopped Dreaming (Episode 1)
Hans Rosling explains a very common misunderstanding about the world: That saving the poor children leads to overpopulation. Not only is it not right, it’s the other way around! The world might not be as bad as you might believe! Don’t Panic – is a one-hour long documentary produced by Wingspan Productions and broadcasted on BBC on the 7th of November 2013. The visualizations are based on original graphics and stories by Gapminder and the underlaying data-sources are listed here. 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes
Robert Sapolsky: The uniqueness of humans
Paul Solman interviews author Charles Murray about his book “Coming Apart” at a local diner near Murray’s hometown of Burkittsville, Md. White America is coming apart at the seams. That’s the thesis Charles Murray, a libertarian political scientist at the American Enterprise Institute, puts forth in his new book, “Coming Apart.” Do You Live in a Bubble? A Quiz | The Rundown News Blog | PBS NewsHour
Human Thermodynamics - a knol by Libb Thims
What Is the Relationship Between Organizational Behavior & Psychological Theories?