Category Archives: perspectives

Reflections on Humanity and Goats

By Grace Parazzoli “The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature For the reason Emerson states so perfectly, I crave open … Continue reading

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Can We Ever Learn to Get Along?

By Nancy Harmon As you may have read on our website and in previous blogs, the Center for Global Awareness is launching an exciting new effort called Gather: Global Awareness Through Engaged Reflection. We are making our materials user-friendly for … Continue reading

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A New National Narrative: Concluding Insights of the Transformative Worldview

Today we conclude our blog series on the transformative worldview. For a review of the rest of this series, please visit the other articles through the following links: Part 1 (introduction), Part 2 (cultural patterns), Part 3 (political patterns), Part 4 … Continue reading

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A New National Narrative: Economic Patterns of the Transformative Worldview

In Part 5 of our seven-part series on the transformative worldview, we consider the economic patterns of this worldview. For an introduction to the transformative worldview, please visit Part 1. Part 2 discusses the cultural patterns of the transformative worldview, … Continue reading

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A New National Narrative: Cultural Patterns of the Transformative Worldview

In last week’s blog, I discussed the transformative worldview, in which “diverse paths are possible and attainable, and a globalized worldview or other visions of the future are not an inevitable scenario of how the future will or should play … Continue reading

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A New National Narrative: The Transformative Worldview

For the first time in human evolution, the individual life is long enough, and the cultural transformation swift enough, that the individual mind is now a constituent player in the global transformation of human culture. … – William Irwin Thompson … Continue reading

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Unsettling Times: A Troubling Transition, Part 2

These are unsettling times. In an optimistic light, we are merely in the midst of a transitional period in which the old ways of doing things are being disrupted and rejected. From a more pessimistic outlook, we are sliding into … Continue reading

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