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Living Resilience

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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“Albatross” Film Trailer

By Carolyn Baker | April 20, 2018
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Understanding Ecological Grief, By Neville Ellis

By Carolyn Baker | April 17, 2018

Reposted from Alternet   We are living in a time of extraordinary ecological loss. Not only are human actions destabilising the very conditions that sustain life, but it is also increasingly clear that we are pushing the Earth into an entirely new geological era, often described as the Anthropocene Research shows that people increasingly feel…

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The Woman Who Silenced America For Six Minutes And Twenty Seconds, By Carolyn Baker

By Carolyn Baker | March 25, 2018

I’m rarely riveted to television, but yesterday was not an ordinary day. Nearly one million students, parents, and activists were protesting gun violence in America, leaving my mind spinning and my heart swelling as they marched and rallied for their lives. One response was my own recollection and nostalgia of being a college student and…

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More about Gaslighting. Vanessa Beeley.

By Dean Walker | March 2, 2018

Great clarity and depth re Gaslighting.  

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