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LIVING IN A POSTHUMANIST WORLD: Re-thinking humanism might make better communities

LIVING IN A POSTHUMANIST WORLD: Re-thinking humanism might make better communities

No positive changes are ever made in the world without community building. Communities make us stronger, more capable and more motivated...
May 9, 2015 × 0 comments

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CREATING A BETTER SOCIETY: The importance of empowering people with disabilities

CREATING A BETTER SOCIETY: The importance of empowering people with disabilities

If you have no disabilities, you may not have given much thought to the financial, psychological and emotional ramifications of not...
December 11, 2014 × 1 comment

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FEMINISTS DON’T HATE MEN: And it’s harmful to pretend they do

FEMINISTS DON’T HATE MEN: And it’s harmful to pretend they do

This year has been a year of higher than usual visibility for feminism as random and not-so-random celebrities have claimed identification...
October 9, 2014 × 3 comments

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WATER AND WELFARE: Detroit’s community crisis

WATER AND WELFARE: Detroit’s community crisis

Between March and late July of 2014, the city of Detroit shut off running water, with little to no warning, to about 17,000 city residents...
September 14, 2014 × 0 comments

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REACHING OUT: 5 easy ways to community build

REACHING OUT: 5 easy ways to community build

I get really skeptical about unambivalent nostalgia for the good-old-days because the good-old-days usually involved things like widespread...
August 9, 2014 × 2 comments

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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 As my watch ticked...
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 of three...
December 21, 2013 × 0 comments

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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 × 1 comment

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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 children...
April 4, 2013 × 0 comments