Social Engineering or Social Sculpture?

This past year of lockdowns and mass confusion about “The Truth” has been pretty exhausting, hasn’t it? Let us provoke you with a few questions that we hear people asking. Do the real dangers associated with COVID justify global lockdowns, medical mandates, and the largest transfer of wealth in history — or is it instead a…

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Flying headfirst into the unknown

  Are you having the experience of flying headfirst into the unknown? Despite all your planning, strategies, and goals, still you’re enduring uncertainty. This is how real change and transformation always goes, because any creative work involves enduring uncertainty indefinitely for long periods of time without reward. It requires surfing in the not knowing. And…

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Witnesses of our mess

This image is kind of a contemplation of our time, in the near future. Over the next few centuries as the apocalypse unfolds, the chaos and rot, human ignorance and egotism, coming out of the inner life of humans will spread out over the earth. There are witnesses to this; the creative forces in the…

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What shall we do?

There is an unconquerable mess in our world. The people are standing haplessly under this massive, endless chaotic noise. And they are really flummoxed because they have to do something, but they don’t know what to do. They’ve already tried a lot of things, and nothing has worked. They just can’t get to the underlying…

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Finding space for calm in tumultuous times

Every election season, we are reminded of just how polarized and divided American society is. But as far as we can tell, this time round has been even more severe than usual. And of course, there’s the pandemic — with no end in sight. So it’s all a bit stressful, isn’t it?And while there’s not…

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A shift in consciousness is needed — but what does that mean?

Wow, what a mess we’re in! If you live in the USA, you may be wondering how we’ll EVER survive the chaos and dysfunction that defines our political arena right now. The dysfunction goes deep. As Einstein said, you can’t solve a problem with the same consciousness that created the problem. And clearly, we need…

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Don’t let anxiety run your life

Having trouble sleeping, feeling nervous, or tense? You are probably anxious. Not in that acute, coming and going sort of way, but in that chronic, under-the-radar-but-always-there kind of way. You might not even know what it feels like to NOT be anxious. There’s a whole lot of pop-psychology about how to manage anxiety — it’s…

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Five Reasons Change Efforts Fail — and How to Help Them Succeed

Changing social reality is not something you can do simply because you are passionate, dedicated, or determined. Social change requires a particular skill-set. If you want to change social reality, you need to build the know-how and capabilities. This requisite is agnostic to any particular social system, discipline, or sector. So no matter whether you…

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Feeling Confident in Uncertainty

Do you believe that you aren’t confident? That you lack confidence about something? And is this lack of confidence is holding you back? Well I can believe that your BELIEF about your lack of confidence is holding you back, but I DON’T believe for one second that you are lacking in something or are deficient,…

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