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Occupy Your Brain: On Power, Knowledge, & the Re-Occupation of Common Sense – Carol Black

http://www.filmsforaction.org/news/occupy_your_brain_on_power_knowledge_and_the_reoccupation_of_common_sense/ This is an absolutely brilliant article. ‘……it becomes quite interesting not only to look at what your children are required to learn in school, but at what they are not required to learn.  While your kids are very busy … Continue reading

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The Power of Addiction and The Addiction of Power: Gabor Maté at TEDxRio+20

Another wonderful talk from Gabor Maté, this time coming in at a little under 19 minutes. We think he’s bang on, both in terms of what he says about addiction and in terms of the wider implications of this for … Continue reading

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The Way that You Walk – Toko-Pa

http://toko-pa.com/2014/09/17/the-way-that-you-walk/ Click on the link for this beautiful, resonant post from Toko-Pa, about how it may serve us in our current circumstances to walk slowly…. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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The Pale Blue Dot: The Sagan Series: Reid Gower

‘It underscores our responsibility to deal more kindly with one another, and to preserve and cherish the only home we have ever known…’. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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C Shaw ‘Depression is not a Disease but an Indication that Human Consciousness needs to Change’

http://vocesdetierra.wordpress.com/2014/08/12/depression-is-not-a-disease-but-an-indication-that-human-consciousness-needs-to-change/ Interesting article dated 12 August from C Shaw. We’re not entirely on board with all of it (for example the reference to ‘depression’ as ‘chemical and emotional imbalance of the brain’ – see Joanna Moncrieff on this subject), but … Continue reading

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Paul Hawken speaking at the Garrison Institute’s 10th Anniversary Gala

As you may note from the tags, Paul’s short speech is wide-ranging. It’s also interesting and powerful. The sound is not great on some playbacks, but we found it was audible if you put the volume right up on You … Continue reading

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