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Futurism

A Global Truth & Reconciliation Process with Amanda Joy Ravenhill

According to Amanda Joy Ravenhill’s reading, almost all past collapsed civilizations had two things in common: Natural resources weren’t respected. Radical wealth inequality happened right before collapse. As Amanda sees it, the signs are here and humanity needs to take a 180 degree turn, NOW.  “We’re so on the edge, I don’t think incremental change...
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How to be a Good Ancestor to Future Generations With Atossa Soltani

We are currently functioning within an economic system that encourages exponential growth. The consequence of this type of growth has devastating ecological implications. Profit before compassion. We destroy the rainforest in the name of cheaper coffee beans. This week’s Bold.Ly Now guest, founder and executive director of Amazon Watch Atossa Soltani, describes this relationship with...
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A Revolution of Mindset with Dr. Zach Bush

We live in unprecedented times, calling for an unprecedented upheaval of “the way things are”.  “I think this generation is ready for a real revolution, and it doesn’t have to be a violent one. I think it’s a revolution of philosophy. And I think a revolution of philosophy would change far more than any other...
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Resurrect the Feeling of Play with Jason Silva

Over the past months, coronavirus has dominated conversations, thoughts and news broadcasts. The world is changing and our reference points for “normal” are shifting. Now, more than ever, is the time to enact what inspires you, consider new ways of doing things and take bold action. Let us take this time to reimagine our future....
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Imagination Beyond the Constraint of the Past

To generate a future for a thriving humanity will take a critical mass of us imagining realities that stretch far beyond what we know from the past.  So, how do we go about that? Let’s start with an understanding of the past and the future.  It may seem obvious that both the past and the...
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A Thriving Future is an Infinite Game

In his 1986 book, “Finite and Infinite Games” James Carse speaks about the two kinds of games.  At the simplest level, a finite game is played for the purpose of winning and an infinite game is played for the purpose of continuing the game.   So what does all that have to do with a thriving...
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Solarpunks are Generative Futurists

There’a a lot of visions of the future expressed in books and films in which there is a dystopian future with a blighted environment, over crowded cities all ruled by mega-corporations.  Think Blade Runner, or Ready Player One.  The bracing fact about all this is that we can see elements of this dystopian imagining of...
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