Following the rabbit I found a rat: an eco-warrior of the open loving heart’s investigations.
Last year I enthusiastically set up a FaceBook group called “We Design our Future – An Eco-weary Sanctuary and Systems Change Incubator’. It came after I had read extensively about the IPBES project – Natures Future Framework and created a page called “The Value of Nature =Our Future”. Within their scenarios are models of communities that embrace technology to work with and mimick nature (mimicry), condensed human habitats with productive land surrounding the dense housing and urban plots where habitat and food production co-exists. My aim was to get people talking about… Read More
The Value of Nature = Our Future
My journey with the Presencing Institute led me to wonder about the values we hold in regard to nature and how we can listen to stakeholders who we may perceive are having a negative impact on nature and rapidly increasing biodiversity loss. I see them as corporations, with decision making people leading them, who see nature as a resource to mine and harvest with no ‘real’ regard for sustainability. I wanted to know “How do we make visible the deep structure of the social field in order to transform it?” It was only… Read More
Can Focused Intentional Thought Reverse the Deforestation of the Amazon?
By Merrilee Baker The sun has just set, the birds are tweeting and there is a gentle cool breeze drifting through my window. I have just been watching a webinar streamed from the other side of the globe. I reflect on how quickly technology has ‘advanced’ for this to be possible. To be able to see people in their living rooms and talk in real time is a sort of remote viewing, but not the type frequently linked to espionage. CIA backed experiments like the Stargate Project sought to determine that personnel… Read More