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Alienation from Nature: How It Arose, Art & Design, Behind the Scenes of Pando Populus, Pando, Pando Populus Team, Reimagining and Reinventing Culture

Why I’ll Be on the ROADTRIP TO PANDO: John Bielenberg

It’s a unique opportunity to engage directly with a busload of diverse, creative, interesting and motivated people to actually make a dent in the universe.

Plus, it’ll be a blast.

Reimagining and Reinventing Societies and Social Thought, Society

REVIEW: Kate Raworth’s “Doughnut Economics”

The main epiphany for Raworth is the realization that the economy has both a biophysical ceiling and an ethico-social floor, and that the Keynesian-neoclassical growth synthesis tends to violate both of these limits.

Nature, Pando

Why I’ll Be on the ROADTRIP TO PANDO: John Cobb

I am a theist, and with many, I feel God’s presence most strongly in the midst of natural, and especially living, things.  Pando is an extraordinarily interesting living thing, and I expect it to induce a deep sense of sacred presence.

Reimagining and Reinventing Societies and Social Thought, Society

Banking of, by and for the People?

When residents of Yorba Linda and Placienta, California, approved a $200 million school construction bond, they got a nasty surprise. “Just one $22 million borrowing from 2011 will cost taxpayers nearly 13 times that amount — $280 million — to repay,” the Orange County Register reported in 2015.

Nature, Pando, Science

Practicalities of Pando’s Preservation

One thing I’ve learned through all of my work is that even the most intimate ecological knowledge will only get us so far without understanding how our individual interests are interdependent as opposed to being in conflict.  That requires understanding each other, including those with whom we disagree. 

Ecological Civilization, Ecological Civilization, Laudato Si, Religion, Uncategorized

Laudato Si’ and Me: How Up to the Task Is It (and Am I)?

Won’t the world need the “soft” values of altruism, connection, and dialogue to avoid savage war?