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THE ART OF COMMUNITY: Building the new age of participation

THE ART OF COMMUNITY: Building the new age of participation

“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” —Vincent Van Gogh (adsbygoogle...
December 28, 2013 × 0 comments

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A WORLD OF TRANSFORMATION: An interview with Shivani Lucki of Ananda Village

A WORLD OF TRANSFORMATION: An interview with Shivani Lucki of Ananda Village

The main character of Finding Happiness, Juliet (played by Elizabeth Röhm), explores Ananda Village. After a creative journey...
December 21, 2013 × 0 comments

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FLOCK OF BIRDS: Quantum coherence and the movement towards perfection

FLOCK OF BIRDS: Quantum coherence and the movement towards perfection

Have you ever looked up in the sky and seen a flock of birds tightly undulating as though they were a single living organism; continuously...
June 19, 2013 × 0 comments

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FREEDOM FROM FEAR: A personal essay on building a sustainable farm community

FREEDOM FROM FEAR: A personal essay on building a sustainable farm community

My conversations with friends and relatives across the economic and ideological spectrum keep coming back to what we fear. I hear...
April 4, 2013 × 0 comments

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THE GLOBAL TREE NETWORK: Reconnect with nature at Damanhur eco-society

THE GLOBAL TREE NETWORK: Reconnect with nature at Damanhur eco-society

Damanhur, an amazing intentional community located in the Italian Alps, has begun an international network to activate the connection...
January 1, 2013 × 2 comments

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GIFT ECONOMY: How a win-win gift exchange works

GIFT ECONOMY: How a win-win gift exchange works

Synergic Science is the study of how things can best work together. It examines the processes of light, particles, atoms, molecules,...
October 3, 2012 × 0 comments

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SKILLFUL COMMUNITY: Support networks without hierarchical leadership

SKILLFUL COMMUNITY: Support networks without hierarchical leadership

Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen once described the concept of community as a ship, saying that, “everyone ought to be prepared...
September 11, 2012 × 0 comments

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COMMUNITY-ENVIRONMENT CONNECTION: Returning to nature to create meaningful communities

COMMUNITY-ENVIRONMENT CONNECTION: Returning to nature to create meaningful communities

The surge in social awareness in the past few decades has led to an improved understanding of complex and technical social problems....
August 28, 2012 × 0 comments

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SUSTAINABILITY AS SPIRITUAL PRACTICE: Volunteer at Sadhana Forest to learn how to live sustainably

SUSTAINABILITY AS SPIRITUAL PRACTICE: Volunteer at Sadhana Forest to learn how to live sustainably

It’s a pleasantly warm evening in the south of India. A group of about one hundred people, mostly in their 20s and 30s, are...
August 11, 2012 × 0 comments