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The Philosophy of Being Co-Active

by Ann Betz and Karen Kimsey-House Philosophers have debated the complexities of balance and integration for centuries: yin/yang, light and dark, masculine and feminine. The concepts behind the philosophy of Co-Active aren’t new at all. In fact, being Co-Active might be more aptly described as a modern approach to ancient wisdom that has been largely lost in

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The Philosophy of Being Co-Active

by Ann Betz and Karen Kimsey-House Philosophers have debated the complexities of balance and integration for centuries: yin/yang, light and dark, masculine and feminine. The concepts behind the philosophy of Co-Active aren’t new at all. In fact, being Co-Active might be more aptly described as a modern approach to ancient wisdom that has been largely lost in

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The Psychology behind the Meme

by Tim Ward and Teresa Erickson The word meme was coined by philosopher of science Richard Dawkins. In his 1976 book The Selfish Gene he mused about how ideas influence human evolution. Our ideas pass on mental information (“units of culture”) encoded electrically in our brains’ neural networks. Through “survival of the fittest,” the winning

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A New Enlightenment

by Rick Smyre and Neil Richardson We are in a transition from an Industrial Society to an Ecological Civilization that will transform the fundamental principles of thinking and organization. Although it took 100 years for the First Enlightenment (1720–1820) to emerge, eventually a phrase appeared amongst the moderate thinkers of the time that personified the

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WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO START HEALING FROM ABUSE?

by Carla van Raay Healing from abuse is a topic high on the agenda now that stories of abuse are being revealed almost every day. It is a time for truth to come out that has long been hidden in fear. It is also a time for starting to heal the terrible legacy of abuse

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Responding to the Trauma of the Presidential Election in Four Dimensions

by John C. Robinson, Ph.D., D.Min. Introduction The 2016 presidential election triggered an unexpected and nearly unbearable trauma for over half of the American people. For many, it felt like the death of a loved one, or the assassinations of John Kennedy, Martin Luther King, and Robert Kennedy, or the nightmare of 9/11. It felt like

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