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At this time in our planets history a tremendous transformation is taking place, and challenges lie ahead for us all. What is needed to collectively reorient ourselves towards a viable future? How can we help each other live our greater human potential? How can we re imagine our relationship to the world? The Global Oneness Project is exploring these questions with people from all walks of life worldwide. This short film is a retrospective of our journey so far, weaving together many of the insights shared with us. We invite you to visit www.globalonenessproject**** for more films, interviews and ways to get involved.
  • 13 Dec 2007
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Volunteer Anjali Desai explains the vision behind Seva Cafe, a pay-it-forward restaurant in Ahmedabad, India, where each patron makes a donation toward the next person's meal. Devoted to the principle of “think globally, act locally,” Anjali describes how this communal experiment in giving reminds us that every individual act of goodwill resounds in the collective human consciousness.
  • 11 Dec 2007
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Anshu Gupta is the founder of Goonj, a volunteer-run recycling center in New Delhi. In this short video, Anshu shows how Goonj recycles unused garments to provide clothes, schoolbags, sanitary napkins and a variety of other amenities for India’s poor. Anshu offers a heartfelt appeal to be mindful of the unused clothing taking space in your closet right now, and what a treasure it could be for someone in need.
  • 11 Dec 2007
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Mathis Wackernagel, co-creator of the Ecological Footprint, explains how our current average lifestyle requires more than nature can generate. Mathis offers two possibilities for dealing with this imbalance: live much simpler lifestyles, or radically reduce our population.
  • 13 Nov 2007
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Mathis Wackernagel, co-creator of the Ecological Footprint, describes how this tool lets us calculate the amount of natural resources necessary to support our collective expenditure. Pointing to our current over-expenditure, he explains how the ecological footprint can help us avoid ecological bankruptcy.
  • 12 Nov 2007
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Mathis Wackernagel, co-creator of the Ecological Footprint, explains how industrial society treats land as something that belongs to us, and asks, how can we shift back to “belonging to the land”? Despite the economic pressures of our current system, he says, we need to re frame the way we work with the ecological world so that we can benefit life as a whole.
  • 13 Nov 2007
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Indian social activist Medha Patkar explains how the economic development model being imposed on India’s farmers is neither inclusive nor sustainable. As natural resources become commodities and farming families lose the capacity to fulfill their own basic needs, Medha believes that the consumerist paradigm may end up destroying living communities.
  • 12 Nov 2007
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In the barrios of Guayaquil, Ecuador an amazing transformation is taking place. Through the efforts of one woman, rival gangs have formed truces, turned in their weapons and have started working together to rebuild the community.
  • 16 Oct 2007
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Permaculture expert Penny Livingston-Stark shows how natural systems can teach us better design practices. Learning to work with the earth not only creates a healthier environment, it also nourishes the people who live in it.
  • 12 Oct 2007
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In the barrios of Guayaquil, Ecuador an amazing transformation is taking place. Through the efforts of one woman, rival gangs have formed truces, turned in their weapons and have started working together to rebuild the community.
  • 15 Oct 2007
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Dr. Rangimarie Turuki Rose Peri, is a Maori elder who has been involved in education, community development and language revitalization for the past 40 years. We interviewed her at her home just north of Tuai, a small town in the picturesque mountains of the north island of Aotearoa New Zealand. Rose, as she likes to be called, welcomes people from all over the world into her home to talk about ancient Maori ways and the importance of learning to understand and respect different peoples, cultures, traditions and the environment around us.
  • 25 Aug 2007
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Juan Manuel Carrion is an artist, ornithologist and environmentalist living near Quito, Ecuador. For many years he was worked to raise Ecuador's public awareness about need to preserve and protect it's natural environment and its bio-diversity.
  • 24 Aug 2007
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Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, Ph.D., is a sheikh in the Naqshbandiyya-Mujaddidiyya Order of Sufism. He has specialized in the area of dreamwork, integrating the ancient Sufi approach to dreams with the insights of modern psychology. In recent years the focus of his writing and teaching has been on spiritual responsibility in our present time of transition, and the emerging global consciousness of oneness. Author of several books on the subject, Llewellyn has lectured extensively throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. He currently lives in California.
  • 25 Aug 2007
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Chris Peters is the director of the Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and maintaining the uniqueness of Native peoples throughout the Americas.
  • 25 Aug 2007
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Orland Bishop is the founder and director of Shade Tree Multicultural Foundation in Los Angeles, where he has pioneered approaches to urban truces and mentoring at risk youth that combine new ideas with traditional ways of knowledge. ShadeTree serves as an intentional community of mentors, elders, teachers, artists, healers and advocates for the healthy development of children and youth. Orland's work in healing and human development is framed by an extensive study of medicine, naturopathy, psychology and indigenous cosmologies, primarily those of South and West Africa.
  • 25 Aug 2007
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Orland Bishop is the founder and director of Shade Tree Multicultural Foundation in Los Angeles, where he has pioneered approaches to urban truces and mentoring at risk youth that combine new ideas with traditional ways of knowledge. ShadeTree serves as an intentional community of mentors, elders, teachers, artists, healers and advocates for the healthy development of children and youth. Orland's work in healing and human development is framed by an extensive study of medicine, naturopathy, psychology and indigenous cosmologies, primarily those of South and West Africa.
  • 24 Aug 2007
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Orland Bishop is the founder and director of Shade Tree Multicultural Foundation in Los Angeles, where he has pioneered approaches to urban truces and mentoring at risk youth that combine new ideas with traditional ways of knowledge. ShadeTree serves as an intentional community of mentors, elders, teachers, artists, healers and advocates for the healthy development of children and youth. Orland's work in healing and human development is framed by an extensive study of medicine, naturopathy, psychology and indigenous cosmologies, primarily those of South and West Africa.
  • 25 Aug 2007
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