"I’d like to invite you to a revolution. . .

"Don’t worry, you’re not going to get hurt. As a matter of fact, for the vast majority of the people involved it’s going to feel really good. So good, in fact, that you’ll wonder why this revolution isn’t already underway."              
          -from Tom Blees Introduction to Prescription for the Planet:  the Painless Remedy for Our Energy & Environmental Crises

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"The human condition is something at once horrible and marvelous.  We are very badly made, but we are not finished."
-Eduardo Galeano (Uruguayan journalist)
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"... I am here to tell you
the earth is made of things
so much themselves
they make the angels kneel"

-Rafael Jesus Gonzalez, from "Here For Life"

The Revolution Has Begun - "The Shift Hits the Fan"
By Kenny Ausubel
Co-CEO and Founder, Bioneers
Opening the Bioneers Conference, October 15th, 2010, San Rafael, California

The Bottleneck. The Great Disruption. Peak Everything. The Great Turning.

Whatever you call it, it's the big enchilada.

In the words of filmmaker Tom Shadyac, "The shift is hitting the fan." We're experiencing the dawn of a revolutionary transformation. This awkward 'tween state marks the end of pre-history - the sunset of an ecologically illiterate civilization. Like a baby being born, a new world is crowning.

The revolution has begun. But in fits and starts. The challenge is it's one minute to midnight - too late to avoid large-scale destruction. We have to fan the shift to ecoliterate societies at sufficient scale and speed to dodge irretrievable cataclysm.

From breakdown to breakthrough, it's a revolution from the heart of nature and the human heart. It leads with a basic shift in our relationship with nature from resource and object to mentor, model and partner. Game-changing breakthroughs in science, technology and design such as biomimicry are revolutionizing our very ways of knowing. The Rights of Nature movement is recognizing the inalienable rights of the non-human world of ecosystems and critters, widening our circle of compassion and kinship. Greater decentralization and localization are building resilience from the ground up - shaped by ancient indigenous wisdom of becoming native to our place.

Disclaimer: The presenters of this website can take no responsibility of any kind for any visitor's use or adaptations of any of the suggestions for alternative health options, new technologies, devices, inventions, agricultural or nutritional innovations or modifications of current technologies shown here.  Our presenting such materials is not to be taken as our recommendation for any of them.
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