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Paul Hawken – The World’s Largest Social Movement

August 25, 2011

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The world’s largest movement has no name, no leader, and no ideology, yet it involves more than 100 million people. Paul Hawken, in his inspiring speech at Bioneers, says, “The movement cannot be divided because it is atomized – small pieces loosely joined. It forms, gathers, and dissipates quickly. Many inside and out dismiss it […]

Too big too fail? Is it the end of power and control?

August 25, 2011

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Ideologies and fundamentalists have created the miasma in which we are now mired. Look around, says environmentalist and entrepreneur Paul Hawken, solutions are being found and created all ’round us.

The global paradox

August 21, 2011

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The strange paradox of our times is that, although we do everything we possibly can for the purpose of being secure, comfortable and happy, it seems that we tend to reach the exact opposite of what we are looking for. The figure on the right is an exponential curve – a curve representing a mode […]

The Consumption paradigm

August 21, 2011

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For the last four centuries, the world has been dominated by the belief that everything that exists is material and that consciousness and inner states of being, things like happiness, love, well being and self esteem, are the result of physical/bio chemical processes taking place inside the body/brain complex. Consciousness is defined as a by-product of […]