“What kind of culture do you think would emerge from a culturally dominant narrative that goes a bit like this: Competitiveness and me-first thinking is part of human nature. We are the result of random mutations in life’s struggle for existence in a meaningless material universe on its steady decline towards maximum entropy. We live on a planet likely to be struck by a massive asteroid long before its sun goes supernova.
“On the other hand, what kind of culture would emerge from a dominant narrative that suggested:
“We are meaning seeking creatures, bringing forth a world through the way we relate to the transforming whole we participate in. We evolved over 14 billion years of universal history and 3.8 billion years of life’s evolution on Earth. Our human ability to speak, write music and poems, dance and sing and shape our environments evolved primarily by collaboration. We evolved out of collaboration with fellow humans and through collaboration with the life-sustaining whole that contains us. As beings with self-reflexive consciousness we are one particular expression of the UNIVERSE becoming conscious of itself. As participants in life’s evolutionary journey of creating conditions conducive to life, we are capable of redesigning the human impact on Earth from destruction to regeneration.
“Do you see, why we better change the story we live by?”
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