This excellent 15 minute video is well worth watching if you have ever wondered how technology is shaping our societal future. Much of what he covers sounds like science fiction, but it's not. Technology is replacing human jobs at an unprecedented rate - not just industrial revolution style manual labour, but white collar and creative work too. The conclusion is that before long there will be very few jobs which need humans and which can't be done better and more cheaply by machines. We are … Watch video
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A heartwarming but potent reminder of some of the things I take for granted in the developed world. via Huffington Post Watch video
Fascinating and inspiring video about how the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone national park increased biodiversity and changed the path of rivers. Watch video
A beautiful story from storyteller Georgiana Keable. Watch video
From the event's Facebook page:- We are hoping to inspire the largest synchronized meditation in history. Deepak Chopra and Gabrielle Bernstein will be leading a lesson and overview in meditation, as well as a guided meditation. India Arie will be performing live at the event as well. We’ll also bring in questions about meditation and peace from participants all over the world for Deepak to respond to. You can register here for the meditation (so they can track how many people are … Continue reading
The French government has approved its long-awaited Energy Bill, clearing the way for it to go before Parliament this autumn and be ratified in 2015. Continue reading
In this guest post, Jonathan Dawson, Head of Economics at Schumacher College in Devon, England writes about the power of the story to change society. You can also see Jonathan speak about the New Story in the video we posted a few days ago. Continue reading
We cannot separate. This is the lesson of climate change. We, as a race, are being called upon to understand compassion, to understand solidarity, and to understand that what happens in the Sub-Sahara happens here. I firmly believe that climate change as a physical reality has been given to us as an important call for us as the human race to stand up for our highest purpose.
The most noble aim is to speak honestly and authentically, and there is no greater achievement than making an emotional impact on another human being.
Author and spiritual teacher Michael J Roads, who has been a regular speaker and presenter at the Findhorn Foundation, says that humanity has no viable choice other than to move forward and embrace new possibilities and potentials. “The old parameters of human endeavour are shifting, making way for new paradigms of experience,” he insists. “We have reached the place in the soul’s eternal journey where we either go onward with newness, or we recycle our stuck-ness once again. We have already … Continue reading