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Wisdom Asks: Why Not Peace?

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Willie Dixon performs: “It Don’t Make Sense If You Can’t Make Peace”… gives voice to what many children ask of the adult world – sometimes in a worried whisper: “Why can’t this be?” Continue reading

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Torches Passed – Radical Challenge from the 20th Century

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Buckminster Fuller wanted to use what was known of physics, materials, and technology to create structures, including homes and transportation, that removed the ‘sweat and anxiety’ usually necessary (but only because we believe it to be) ….“The whole universe”, he says, “is represented in each human being.” (paraphrased). Continue reading

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China Is Not The Problem

…there seems universal agreement that “human behavior (psychology)” constrains us to carrot-stick economic systems. “Most of us”, we assume, “will never be motivated to accomplish anything significant except through motivations such as fear, greed, and “fight” mentalities.” The assumption should to be questioned. Continue reading

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Socrates on Sheeple (Video)

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The 5 steps are summarized. We don’t need to go among strangers, asking questions that …annoy or alarm. We can practice in our private thoughts, … with friends. …we may surprise ourselves with our beliefs, and certainly we can gain confidence. Continue reading

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Human – Nature Re-newed Relationship, Reflection for 21st Century

…a relationship with nature that lets us continue …stewardship while re-connecting to awe. …21st Century. Continue reading

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Enlightened or Unenlightened Self-Interest, With Gratitude for the Former!

… able to ward off cynicism, bitterness, because … thoroughly mixed into our larger foolishness, are countless individuals and groups who demonstrate wise enlightened intelligence, wide-scope awareness of the interconnectedness of All That Is. Continue reading

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Community Qualities Are Universal Qualities

Sociocentrism assigns universal human qualities to specific, exclusive, groups. Continue reading

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Passing of Edward Kennedy, Trans-generational Values, Maslow’s Hierarchy, Maturity in a Family Line – Part 3

… family heritage, … help identify personal maturity, immaturity, … help explain interests, talents, that may not show in siblings. , … “sins of the parents ‘visit’ the children” … Continue reading

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Passing of Edward Kennedy, Trans-generational Values, Maslow’s Hierarchy, Maturity in a Family Line – Part 4:

… Conclusion of 4 part article: Kennedy or any family heritage and trans-generational process, “talents of parents visit chilren”, trans-generational maturity as in Maslow’s hierarchy… Continue reading

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Self-Actualization, Talent, Urge to Express

self-actualization, talent, unique gift of individual, individual in community, mutual support between self and other Continue reading

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