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Living Resilience

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By Dean Walker | August 1, 2018
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Online Trauma Healing and Resilience Summit – September 2018

By Dean Walker | July 26, 2018

How much trauma, shredding of our social contract, environmental destruction and cynical polarized politics can we normalize in this country? Join us for a summit to explore deep healing and self regulation and community – in the face of a daily barrage of our cynical and trauma-inducing world. To Register: Click Here To inquire re…

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Introduction: Dean Walker’s New Book (Fall 2018)

By Dean Walker | July 26, 2018

NEW BOOK: INTRODUCTION Dean Spillane-Walker July 2018   My frustration with these greedy, lying bastards is personal. Human-caused climate disruption is not a belief – it is one of the best-studied phenomena on Earth. Even a half-wit can understand this. As any father would, anyone threatening my family will by on the receiving end of…

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Confounded On The Bridge Between Worlds, By Carolyn Baker

By Carolyn Baker | June 25, 2018

Like so many individuals, I was compelled last week to bear witness to the contrived crisis created by the Trump Administration at the southern US border. The images, the sounds, the stories continue to swirl in my head even as this week brings a host of new, vivid, and shocking reports. I lived on the…

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The Deschooling Dialogues: Grief, Collapse and Mysticism

By Dean Walker | June 20, 2018

A powerful dialogue addressing the core issues of our times. Original post in Kosmos Journal. Read the full conversation, here.

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Humans just 0.01% of all life but have destroyed 83% of wild mammals – study

By Dean Walker | May 22, 2018

The world’s 7.6 billion people represent just 0.01% of all living things, according to the study. Yet since the dawn of civilisation, humanity has caused the loss of 83% of all wild mammals and half of plants, while livestock kept by humans abounds. Read full article here.

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Joe Brewer – Collapse and Rebirth

By Dean Walker | May 22, 2018
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Joe Brewer is a complexity researcher and evangelist for the field of culture design. The spoken audio is from a Kosmos Live podcast, “on cultural design and midwifing a new era”.

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Uninhabitable Earth – Annotated. David Wallace Wells

By Dean Walker | May 6, 2018

In 2017 David Wallace Wells posted what would become New York Magazine’s most read article ever. This is a fully annotated version of the same article. The notes are well worth making time for. This article will surely be seen as a massive turning point for our collective attention. Enough to move us into substantial…

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Chaco Canyon, Chaco Earth, By Chris Hedges

By Carolyn Baker | April 23, 2018

Reposted from Truthdig CHACO CULTURE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, N.M.—A bitter wind whipped down the 10-mile-long Chaco Canyon, kicking up swirls of dust among the thorny greasewood and sagebrush bushes. I ducked behind one of the towering sandstone walls in the three-acre ruin, or Great House, known as Pueblo Bonito, to escape the gusts. I was…

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Trauma In The Body: An Interview With Bessel van der Kolk

By Carolyn Baker | April 21, 2018

Reposted from Daily Good Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. is the founder and medical director of the Trauma Center in Brookline, Massachusetts, a professor in the department of psychiatry at Boston University Medical School, and the director of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, which Congress established to raise the standard of care and improve access…

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