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Ecological Civilization, Integral Ecology, Laudato Si, Reenvisioning Nature; Reenvisioning Science, Reimagining and Reinventing Education

A Unique Historical Opportunity

In this far-ranging and inspirational speech for a meeting of women religious in Monrovia, CA, John Cobb discusses major influences that have shaped our current situation and the alternative vision of Pope Francis in Laudato Si’. He concludes with ways that Pando at Maryknoll might incarnate integral ecology.

An Alternative Vision: Whitehead’s Philosophy, Reimagining and Reinventing Economies

A Turning Point

In this biographical reflection John Cobb responds the following: “At what point in your life did you decide ‘enough is enough’ and put it all on the line? What was it that caused or inspired you to make the change? How did you respond?”

Ecological Civilization, Environment

Finding Oneness Among the Ones

I had long known that the ideology of the individualistic separate self was a delusion and in fact societal suicide, but in Pando we have a living organism to show us our alternative to a separateness which is not sustainable.

Education, Pollution, Reimagining and Reinventing Societies and Social Thought

Deposit Trash Here

What would happen if every design school brought JUNK BATTLE! to the classroom? Onto their campuses? Imagine students, primed for learning and eager to get their hands dirty, getting a first-hand look at their footprint on the world.

Ecological Civilization, Reimagining and Reinventing Societies and Social Thought

Storytelling for an Ecological Civilization

As storytellers who hold the power of global media dissemination, we have an opportunity to contribute to and change the conversation around a host of issues, including immigration, the environment, gender and racial justice, and so many others.

Economics, Reimagining and Reinventing Economies, Reimagining and Reinventing Societies and Social Thought

Banking on Fairness Is a Risky Business

In part five of our series on public banking, S. L. Mintz considers several public financing models. “But before embracing public banks’ promise of low cost funding, advancement of local priorities and welcome returns on investment,” he says, “informed taxpayers should weigh risks that can derail good intentions.”