Every civilization since the Stone Age has had a story about itself–to explain where the world and mankind and nature came from, what the future would hold and how to navigate safely and as comfortably as possible towards that future. Our current Big Story is now the Old Story. It is no longer capable of getting us to a livable future. It says that our national health is measured by what we use up (GDP) and that if our consumer economy stops growing (converting …

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I’m looking forward THIS FRIDAY to seeing again Sierra Club members that Ann and I met after the presentation I offered in 2006, and also to meeting new friends both from Sierra and from those visitors who attend this week’s meeting, public is welcome! Here are the details of where and when. Back a  few months ago when this opportunity took shape, it seemed like a good idea to let this be both a purpose and an obligation to motivate me to cobble together …

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