Human beings have great power over ourselves and our life's direction through the exercise of free will. "We create our realities by where we focus our attention," Trask writes.
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Will the new world consciousness, due to arrive in 2012, be the vision of Roland Emmerich or James Cameron?
When habitual distractions trump deliberate actions we focus on politics instead of policy, the selfish vs. the selfless, and the "urgent" vs. the important. We much change the action-distraction equation.
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Benjamin Franklin, Henry David Thoreau, and Theodore Roosevelt made the environment personal, not an abstract untouchable concept. We need to do the same on climate change.
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In this moment of reflection, I offer you some thoughts from some of our most respected and best philosophers, writers and just plain folk that may help us find our way.
If an author who cannot acquire a traditional publishing deal decides to invest in their writing career by self-publishing instead of giving up, let's celebrate their passion and entrepreneurship.
I received a text message the night of Obama's historic victory thanking me for my involvement in the campaign. "This victory is all because of you," ...
Eco-activists Rachael Carson and Henry David Thoreau didn't call for cleaner air and water for gay people - they raised their clarion call to ignite a flame under all people.
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