In this fascinating discussion, two Pando thought leaders, John B. Cobb, Jr. and Ed Bacon, sat down together over Zoom to talk about Pando Theology and what it means.

Every so often a culture undergoes a radical re-assessment of its primary operating assumptions. It happens rarely and slowly, because such re-imaginings are considered highly dangerous and disruptive. At their most disruptive they can alter reality, which, according to Bill Vitek, is precisely what ecospherism has done.

The day brings innovation black belts together with people who are putting it all on the line to make change happen.

Devon Hartman is a Claremont-based architect and co-founder of CHERP (Community Home Energy Retrofit Project), which he designed to form collaborative partnerships with community organizations, contractors, and cities to promote sustainable building practices.

Mark Dibbens is a professor of management at the University of Tasmania in Australia, where he focuses on the Philosophy of Management—a field with compelling relevance to ecological studies and environmentalism. Pando Blog editor Kevin Madden spoke with Mark over Skype in August.

Claudia Pearce is an author, journalist, and activist based in Southern California. Pearce is involved with developing Huerta del Valle‘s gardens and founding Pando Hub projects there and at the Natural Ivy Foundation in Koreatown.