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Embodied Ecstasy

  To be a diviner, one must live like water.   Preamble The path of wisdom has a single fixed destination:  The Ecstatic Life.  All other attainments are merely way stations on the Great Sojourn, for wisdom is not complete … Continue reading

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The World Government-In-Exile: A Manifesto

The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren and to do good is my religion.— Thomas Paine It is not given to every generation to take the reins of fate in hand at an historic turning point of … Continue reading

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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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A 2012 Training Manual

The Beginning Times There are two overarching lessons of the I Ching. The first is this:  Every Ending Begets A New Beginning. Change is not conceived as an endless string of cause-and-effect events but, rather, as a cycle of repeating … Continue reading

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2012: The Storm Before The Calm

The Autumnal Equinox arrives, accompanied by fog and mist and rain and clouds of every shade of gray.  The world’s qi shifts from boundless movement toward boundless stillness.  We leave behind the excessive yang of summer and move into the … Continue reading

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Reading the Map of Fate

What my teachers have taught me has been born out by my 40-some years of study:  the I Ching is a system of 64 living symbols that perennially outgrows whatever interpretation as been affixed to it.  Why would the snake … Continue reading

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The World Psyche

The word psyche means both soul and butterfly. The concept of a world soul arose among ancient philosophers and endures in the heart-mind of many modern people. It was expounded by Plato for one, and can be found in many … Continue reading

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Lessons From The Toltec I Ching

I am part of a Living Whole that wants the best for me and all others at the same time. Inspired action flows spontaneously from an inspired mind. When we replace trivial and undignified thoughts with substantial and ennobling ones, … Continue reading

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Inner Activism: A Lifeway of Flower And Song

The questions we face today are no different than those faced by our predecessors:  How do I live authentically?  How do I achieve peace of mind without turning my back on those in need?  How do I attune myself to … Continue reading

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The 2012 Meme of Restoring Wholeness

The great Chinese sage Chuang Tzu calls our attention to a strange tree beside the road.  Its bark is so tough that no ax can penetrate it, its wood is so twisted that it cannot be split or used for … Continue reading

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