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Grappling with Our Own Power

Grappling with Our Own Power
October 8 / 2021 In a position of structural power and leadership, I fully accept my responsibility, in general, to hear impacts of my actions on others with less power before saying anything about my own experience of the relationship and any impacts I may have absorbed within it.

Every Tree Wants to Make a Forest: Choice, Togetherness, and the Maternal Gift Economy

Every Tree Wants to Make a Forest: Choice, Togetherness, and the Maternal Gift Economy
September 28 / 2021 Finding our way back to flow means walking back, upstream and uphill. This is the path of nonviolence: walking towards in the face of powerlessness, walking towards in the face of separation, walking towards in the face of scarcity.

Visionary Functioning: Shifting Resource Flow Systems from Incentive to Willingness

Visionary Functioning: Shifting Resource Flow Systems from Incentive to Willingness
September 6 / 2021

(An edited excerpt from the “Resource Flow Systems” learning packet)

Our modern forms of engaging with resources are based on a deep-seated belief about human nature that is so pervasive that it almost never gets said explicitly: that we are only motivated by self-interest, narrowly defined, and that we won’t …

As Things Get Worse

As Things Get Worse
July 7 / 2021

For the last hundred years or so, significant portions of the population within so-called liberal democracies in the global north have known comfort, ease, and personal liberties that have been unprecedented since at least the patriarchal turn. It’s not a new phenomenon for some people within a stratified society to …

Flow, Decision-Making, and Conflict

Flow, Decision-Making, and Conflict
June 11 / 2021 In an oversimplified way, when flow is interrupted, we need to activate either the decision-making system or the conflict system.