Penny Kelly Coming to Berkeley Springs

Penny Kelly Writer, speaker, teacher, publisher, consultant and Naturopathic physician Penny Kelly will be our featured speaker at the next Berkeley Springs Transition Talk. Returning for the second year, Penny impressed those fortunate folks who heard her last year with a fascinating review of how biology worked from the perspective of one who is on…

Trip to Damanhur and Findhorn

We just about have the website finished for our tour in October to Damanhur in Italy and northern Scotland’s Findhorn. This two-week trip will be a wonderful opportunity to experience two of the most interesting examples of emerging societies and learn what they might tell us about our own futures. Damanhur is considered the “eighth…

Freedom of Speech

When you grow up within a country, there are some very fundamental things about that society that become imprinted upon you. You become the product of those ideas. Those concepts become the grid – the framework – through which you operate and, at some level, assume to be “right”. That is certainly the case with…

Outernet

Now here’s something that could fundamentally change the world: Internet from space that would provide connectivity for the whole planet. Next year!

The Conspiracy Theorists Are the Sane Ones

Recent studies by psychologists and social scientists in the US and UK suggest that contrary to mainstream media stereotypes, those labeled “conspiracy theorists” appear to be saner than those who accept the official versions of contested events. The most recent study was published on July 8th by psychologists Michael J. Wood and Karen M. Douglas…

Headless Chicken Brigade

As I mentioned here in a previous post, I put my Transition Talk on climate change up here, where you can stream it. If you like it, share it with your friends. I got it up just in time for Prince Charles to label people like me “a headless chicken brigade” because we have a…

New Edward Snowden Interview

Whistleblower Edward Snowden recently did an interview for German television that was largely ignored by the US mainstream media. It is a very illuminating interview and I urge you to watch it. You can find it here. Even though it was big news in Europe and in most other parts of the world, our government…