How Awe Stops Your Clock: Scientific American

How Awe Stops Your Clock Excerpt from: via How Awe Stops Your Clock: Scientific American. The experience of vastness slows perception of time By Sarah Estes and Jesse Graham 14 inShare sunrise Would you look at that… Image: iStock/Sava Alexandru The Best Science Writing Online 2012 Showcasing more than fifty of the most provocative, original, … More How Awe Stops Your Clock: Scientific American

5 Ways the World Will Change Radically This Century | LifesLittleMysteries.com

Excerpt from: 5 Ways the World Will Change Radically This Century | LifesLittleMysteries.com. Intro In terms of evolution, the species Homo sapiens is extremely successful. The populations of other species positioned at a similar level on the food chain tend to max out at about 20 million. We, by contrast, took just 120,000 years to … More 5 Ways the World Will Change Radically This Century | LifesLittleMysteries.com

Awakening our Consciousness to the Inhumanity of War: Critical Reflections on Media, Militarism and Masculinity (Dr. Kathleen Barry) | Educational Resources

Awakening our Consciousness to the Inhumanity of War: Critical Reflections on Media, Militarism and Masculinity (Dr. Kathleen Barry) via Awakening our Consciousness to the Inhumanity of War: Critical Reflections on Media, Militarism and Masculinity (Dr. Kathleen Barry) | Educational Resources.

Reflection 5: Healing from the Age of Trauma

Healing from the Age of Trauma I have been thinking about this text that I came across: “Navigating Trauma in the Face of Contemporary Culture, Displacement, and Ecological Destruction” by Bonnie Bright. This was a powerful text for me that tied together some of the ideas I have been exploring around how people with multi-sensory … More Reflection 5: Healing from the Age of Trauma

Reflection 4: Helping kids to become aware of themselves

I have been thinking about how much transformation our civilization is going through and how much has changed we have witnessed over the last sixty years, from the fall of many ideological, institutional power and socio-economic systems to the current death of our civilization. Communism, capitalism, socialism etc, all have fallen under the weight of … More Reflection 4: Helping kids to become aware of themselves

What if?

I just finished reading an article by Jeff Warren in the new Scientist issue of Dec. 24th which is confirming some of my thinking on Highly Sensitive People and embodied thinking. Embodied thinking is a term that encompasses both cognition and sensorial intelligence. Scientists now know that whales and dolphins have advanced sensorial abilities. Their … More What if?

Flexing Our Mythos Muscles « Matrignosis: A Blog About Inner Wisdom

Reblogged excerpt from: Flexing Our Mythos Muscles September 14, 2012 By Jean Raffa The imaginative and symbolic way I perceive dreams and ordinary life is somewhat different from the way we are normally taught to think in school. I assure you this is not just sloppy thinking, but a conscious choice I’ve made to use … More Flexing Our Mythos Muscles « Matrignosis: A Blog About Inner Wisdom

Alliance for Wild Ethics || Animism, Perception, and Earthly Craft of the Magician || Copyright © David Abram

An incredibly beautiful text. Alliance for Wild Ethics || Animism, Perception, and Earthly Craft of the Magician || Copyright © David Abram. From:  The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Taylor and Kaplan, ed., published by Continuum, 2005 Animism, Perception, and Earthly Craft of the Magician by David Abram, Ph.D. Although the term “animism” was originally … More Alliance for Wild Ethics || Animism, Perception, and Earthly Craft of the Magician || Copyright © David Abram

Sweet Tides of Change

I love this paragraph. It summarizes our times so beautifully…. From:1,000,000 Strong Against Offshore Drilling Two Views of Our Future “..mainstream economics pays little attention to the sustainable yield thresholds of the earth’s natural systems. Modern economic thinking and policymaking have created an economy that is so out of sync with the ecosystem on which … More Sweet Tides of Change

The Food We Deserve – Christopher Brewster – Appropedia: The sustainability wiki

The Food We Deserve – Christopher Brewster (Redirected from The food we deserve) The tomato did not deserve this. It was clearly culpable but hardly responsible. People wanted nice red round tomatoes. Or they just wanted ketchup. Or they were told they just wanted ketchup. So all colours (orange, gold, yellow, purple), all variety of … More The Food We Deserve – Christopher Brewster – Appropedia: The sustainability wiki