Category Archives: Inner Activism

The World Savings Initiative

If we want things to stay the same, everything is going to have to change.–Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa It seems inevitable that a time comes when people across the globe create a mechanism by which to exert their collective self-governance. … Continue reading

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2012 and the Spirit of the Age

Whether the ancient Mayans intended it or not, the end of their calendar coincides with a profound turning point in human civilization. This comprises what Carl Jung called a synchronicity.  A term that get bandied about too loosely sometimes, a … Continue reading

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The Tao Of Green

The wise do not accumulate. The more they work for other people, the more they gain. The more they share with other people, the more they receive. The Tao followed by heaven is to do good and not to harm. … Continue reading

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The Ithaca Oracle

The emerging world culture calls to all:  Take Your Stand In The Inevitable! It is an unvoiced mantra that calls people together in pockets of spiritual activism dedicated to embodying spiritual principles in enlightened acts of social evolution. One of … Continue reading

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The Yin and Yang of the Culture War

Those who want war are instruments of ill omen. —Tao Te Ching, trans. Thomas Cleary I went to the Cirque du Soleil’s “Love” performance of The Beatles’ music last week and was struck by the sheer fun of it all. … Continue reading

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One Mind and Its Ideas

There is One Mind and each of us is one of Its Ideas. Such is the script inscribed on the memory stone of my dying. Some six years ago, I was fortunate enough to die, fully conscious, for the two … Continue reading

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2012: End of the World View

The ancient Mayans, along with the other peoples of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, held a view of time as cyclical and spiritually potent. Cyclical in the sense that history is divided into a series of Ages (sometimes called Suns), each of which … Continue reading

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2012: Prophesy or Symbol?

Maybe it’s a sign of how dramatically movies drive popular culture but a number of folks deeply steeped in the meaning of the Mayan Calendar and the Mayan writing system—as well as numerous scientists—are coming forward to reassure us that … Continue reading

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