Life 4.0: Bringing the worlds together

By May 25, 2011

By Kyra Epstein “Our modern western civilization began with a kind of cultural schizophrenia. Our scientific enterprise effectively decoupled itself from our humanistic-spiritual traditions at the beginning of the modern period…we can perhaps dare to ask if this was such a good idea, this splitting up of the universe.”–Brian Swimme, The Universe Is a Green…

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No time for Learning?

By May 18, 2011

By John Esterle May 19, 2011 How do you build in learning when there’s no time to learn? Grantcraft asked its readers (primarily grantmakers) that question and over 1,400 people responded. Grantcraft has captured the major themes that emerged from this survey in a concise new paper they just put out. Here are their main…

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Whose Story?

By May 10, 2011

May 10, 2011 By Jill Blair Shalom! Context: I proudly chair the board of TWI and hold a deep and abiding commitment to the power of process and dialogue. I live according to the belief that it is only what we work our way through in words and feelings that we are able to truly…

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Trustworthy Opponents

By May 5, 2011

May 5, 2011 by Pia Infante I have to admit that I’m a basketball fan, and there is no time like the playoffs to be watching basketball. Actually, it turns out that this season’s playoffs are the most highly watched season in the history of the NBA. From what I can discern – people are…

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Strategies for Building Skills

By April 27, 2011

April 27, 2011 By Luz Santana Many years ago, when I was a welfare recipient, I was assigned to a caseworker who thought I could help myself. Even that if I could hardly speak English he carved out time from our meetings to teach me things I could do on my own –for example, how…

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