I hear resignation in the voices of many people about our prospects as a society to create our way out of this Giant Global Hairball we’re in. Even in the voices of those working tirelessly to make a difference, there—just beneath the “change warrior’s” words—is an energy that conveys a sense of sorrow that their valiant efforts are simply not enough. Or, maybe it’s simply exhaustion.
The New World:We’ve dreamed about it.We’ve recognized the need for it.We’ve called for it.We’ve talked about it.We’ve written about it. And now, we must create it. Together.As visionaries and change agents, we’ve been preparing for this crucial next phase of our work. We’ve seen a brighter future. We’ve opened our hearts, sharpened our minds, honed our skills, and deepened our
Fri, Dec 30 2011 03:47
| 2012, mobilizing, New Year
2011: The CliffhangerNew Years’ is always a time of reflection and looking forward. I find myself reflecting back several years, rather than on just this past one. It’s as if these last few years can’t be separated from the hum-dinger that was 2011. To me, they feel like plot-thickening paragraphs in the last chapter of “Humanity 1.0: The Old World,” and 2011, the cliffhanger