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The Perfect Argument: Is The World Perfect, Or Not?

I’m sure you’ve heard the argument a hundred times before – your spiritually aware, new-age-leaning, gentle hippie friend says “Ah, but it’s all perfect!” And sooner than you can allow yourself to contemplate that, your other friend, a self-proclaimed  pragmatist, an undying realist, shouts: “But how can you say that?! With all the war, and…

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The Future of Money

I don’t know about you, but I’m not a huge fan of television. I find enough education and stimulation on the internet, and I prefer driving this exploration using keywords, rather than channel hopping! But when I do get to watch television, I find the most captivating program these days is… The News! I’m constantly…

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Culture, Tradition and Creative Originality

Tradition is wholesome, grounding, often rich and very valuable. But it doesn’t serve us optimally when tradition stands in the way of creative originality. Every religion has it culture and tradition. Even nations, groups and families have their customary ways of celebrating, commemorating and honouring people and life. There is certainly value in marking events…

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Money needs your Light!

Most of us grew up with an incorrect or incomplete understanding of what money is. And so it’s no surprise that so many have a dysfunctional relationship with money and an unhappy experience around abundance. And it’s no surprise that our collective experience of abundance is so imbalanced too. Some think money is evil and…

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Life, in a Paragraph

While chatting with an old friend the other day, she was expressing how wonderful it is to have so much knowledge so readily available to us these days – especially pertaining to life and the bigger picture. She was quick to add, though, that this often leads to information overload, and leaves her at a…

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Moving Beyond Ownership

The concept and phenomenon we call “ownership” has always seemed rather strange to me. Take land ownership for example: if the earth is about 4.5 billion years old, and you are – say- 50 years old, how can you truly OWN a piece of the earth?! Let me write that slightly differently to show the…

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How to Engage the Sharing Economy

There are things we do for money and things we do for free. And then there is everything in between. In that between-space, there is a growing and exciting world of barter, work exchange, gift circles, mutual aid societies, time banks, local currencies, and other modes of transacting that don’t use regular money. These transactions…