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The Greatest Danger – The Deadening of Heart and Mind

by Joanna Macy “What you are is what you have been. What you’ll be is what you do now.” – Buddha The Great Turning arises in response to what we know and feel is happening to our world. It entails … Continue reading

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The Blue Marble And The 45th Anniversary

“I live my life in widening circlesthat reach out across the world.”– Rainer Maria Rilke Last Thursday, Joanna Macy, Natalie Batalha, Zilong, America, Linda, and I met at Joanna’s. As some of you might remember, the awesome DailyGood team recently … Continue reading

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Desbloqueando Retroalimentación / Unblocking Feedback

por Joanna Macy  (Mar 21, 2014)  [English below] Poder-con o sinergía no es algo que se pueda poseer, es un proceso en el que uno participa. La eficacia es transaccional. Toma el ejemplo de una neurona en su red neural. Si hipotéticamente hablando, la … Continue reading

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El Gran Giro / The Great Turning

por Joanna Macy  (Jan 10, 2014)  [English below] Somos los autores principales de una intensa crisis ecológica planetaria sin precedentes en la historia de la humanidad. La trama de la vida se desmorona ante nuestros ojos, extinguiendo incontables formas de vida y … Continue reading

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Power-With: Everything We Do Has Ripples Of Influence

by Joanna Macy  (Mar 01, 2013) The word power comes from the Latin possere, meaning “be able.” The kind of power I will focus is not about dominating others but about being able to address the mess we’re in. Rather than … Continue reading

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Action to Heal the (Titanic)Nuclear Madness

Art piece by brother Chris Jordan –watch the TED talk about his ARTivism. ‘Unsinkable’ depicts 67,000 mushroom clouds, equal to the number of metric tons of ultra-radioactive uranium/plutonium waste being stored in temporary pools at the 104 nuclear power plants across the [part of the Planet we … Continue reading

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Our Ecological Self: A Great Source Of Strength

by Joanna Macy  (Dec 21, 2012) Rather than viewing our self as a fixed thing with characteristics that can’t be changed, we can think of ourselves as a flow of becoming. This perspective invites a greater sense of possibility. We participate … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving As A Way Of Life

–by Joanna Macy  (Nov 23, 2012) “A felt sense of wonder and thankfulness, and appreciation for life” is how the renowned psychologist Robert Emmons defines gratitude. Recent research has shown that people experiencing high levels of gratitude tend to be happier … Continue reading

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The Holonic Shift

-by Joanna Macy (Sep 06, 2012) All living systems–be they organic like a cell or human body, or supra-organic like a society or ecosystem–are holons. That means they have a dual nature: As both systems and subsystems, they are wholes in themselves … Continue reading

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The Shambhala Warrior

–by Joanna Macy (Aug 10, 2011)   [A Tibetan Legend] “There comes a time when all life on Earth is in danger. Barbarian powers have arisen. Although they waste their wealth in preparations to annihilate each other, they have much … Continue reading

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