insight into values


Education – Priorities 1

One school chancellor has got the right idea, has the courage to make those ideas, no matter how unpopular, standard practice for the schools she oversees in Washington DC. I am really proud of people like this who stand up for what is right while not being swayed by the politics of business as usual.

In the end, we need to provide our children with a functional curriculum and teachers who have the capacity to convey useful learning material. Whether a teacher has been with a school for 2 years or 10 years, what matters is to have the skill to reach our children and impart knowledge in an effective way.

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Sustainability – Where to Start

(quoted from More with Less @ globaloneness project)

To support outer efforts towards sustainability we need to radically adjust our inner attitudes toward the material world. Relationships based on greed, over-identification with ownership, and the use of material goods to establish status and power over others, can be traded for new values and ways of living that empower a healthy and dignified relationship to all the earth’s resources.

This shift in how we think about and relate … is a requirement …


George Carlin – Isn’t It Amazing? 1

taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider
freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more,
but have less, we buy more, but enjoy less. We have
bigger houses and smaller families, more
conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees
but less sense, more knowledge, but less judgment,
more experts, yet more problems, more medicine, but
less wellness.


Celestine Insights

1. We are discovering again that we live in a deeply mysterious world, full of sudden coincidences and synchronistic encounters that seem destined. 2. As more of us awaken to this mystery, we will create a completely new worldview—redefining the universe as energetic and sacred. 3. We will discover that […]