A 75 year old mans relationship with nature and becoming reconnected.
Michael came from the UK and lived in Tasmania in Australia, where he started farming, moving into organics and writing a best seller on organic gardening.
It was when on the land that he experienced a deeper connection with nature by seeing through the eyes of another being, that his life began a dramatic change.
The majority of the human species, especially in the western world are disconnected from nature. At the same time we are living more and more 'sub consciously' as a species, not consciously and we are relying more and more on technology, and not on natural process.
Yet, humanity appears to be hard wired to resist change and in a changing world within a biosphere under intense pressure, plus global societal disfunction, it is imperative that we urgently change and act in the best interests of the human family.
This is by the acknowledgement of whole-brain/heart-soul connection and the conscious use of intelligence. The left brain intellectualizes but the right brain actually experiences 'love'.
So we must get out of the clutter of our heads and into our magnanimous hearts if we are to be serious about being more authentic, present and activating the solutions so urgently needed.
Listen to a exceptionally insightful explanation of how we have become decoupled from existence and that through the realization that we are all energy fields in a greater unified field can we actually create our way out of our present situation as it is today.
Living in the moment is a key to turning it all around and in particular, consciously choosing 'love' a word that we have yet to truly comprehend. For loves grandeur within a universal context is far beyond the emotional limitations we still manage to place on it.
For the worse thing for humanity is to continue more of the same.
A wide ranging discourse, from nature to our inner being, our physical make up, to planetary events, possibilities of 2012, the growing financial crisis, getting out of fear and communicating with nature and being in community.
A very lucid and consistent articulation by a strong and confident energetic man in his prime!
The 'SECRET' Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, what is it? Do we want it, and who is pushing it?
Is the TPPA a deliberate attempt at integrating the NZ economy to be basically absorbed into the larger American dominated economy?
When signed … the NZ Parliament, the House of Representatives will not be passing the TPPA into law, but only Cabinet … and the Cabinet is picked solely by the Prime Minister.
At the highest level, Cabinet decisions are in reality that of the PM, if the Prime Minister says Yes, then the PM's decision prevails.
Because these negotiations are in secret, no one knows the true agenda, however a recently leaked document showed that only two of the TPPA’s 26 chapters were to do with trade. The rest were focused on new corporate rights, privileges and tools to override local government interests.
Items supposedly covered were about how secretive tribunals in other countries may/will decide on laws of this country. This then puts our NZ sovereignty at risk?
But the Australians are fighting back, especially the Australian Labour Party who need our support!
Find out why the TPPA is about keeping 'democracy out' of the equation.
Listen to an exceptionally erudite and down to earth interview with a highly articulate NZer on how NZ, as a country is giving its power and future away, due to 'we' the electorate, collectively abrogating our responsibility to become informed and act wisely.
A riveting insight to the machinations of trade and economics.
"We are faced with an impending calamity that threatens to bankrupt the planet. This is one of those times when doing our best is not enough. We must do what is necessary... It comes down to a choice.... Reclaim our race and give our kids a chance for a future that you and I did not have. Let this be the century in which we stood as one and changed the course of humanity." ~ Daniel Rirdan
Calling for a complete change in our economic and political set up. With Corporations as they are owned now to be reconstituted and a new system of business set up. Including viable alternatives to the current banking system.
"Everyone to have a right of passage" for residence and work throughout the planet over a introductory 15 year period, the need for rewilding nature on a continental scale, (allowing gigantic park like areas to regenerate).
Under the agreement of having a 'planetary agency' to coordinate the big issues on behalf of humanity for a 'World Government'! Yes, this had to come up. But, in what form and who has the say? That, it can not be from the top down. Yet, the need to enable massive mega projects to be brought into being at the same time diminishing National Governments. This is both contentious and interesting.
Even the Rothschild's, Rockefeller's, JP Morgan, the Bilderbergers, Trilateral Commission, are mentioned as we grapple with the power structure and the need for each adult person having a say in shaping our local to planetary future.
Offering completely new ideas - such as bringing forth a new type of economy, including a footprint credit that each person would receive each month. Without a doubt, the plan is audacious, but Daniel says, it is achievable. It is backed by extensive research and development, a large array of peer-reviewed articles, and discussions with over a hundred world experts in their respective fields.
And population and over population... a thoughtful interview...
Listen to a very innovative method of electing a World Government with Daniel Rirdan, the author of "The Blueprint: Averting Global Collapse" and global strategist in world ecology challenges and solutions.
With your Host Dennis Frank, standing in for Tim Lynch
Now that we're in transition from business as usual to the sustainable society, how do we work together to ease that transition and what should our priorities be?
Dennis Frank answers these questions in this week's Green Planet broadcast.
He profiles 7 good news green stories from the past couple of years, then with his guest Bill Watson he discusses an intentional community development plan for a Coromandel site that is being designed to serve as a model for regenerating local economies in rural areas.
He advocates that after a quarter century of talking up the paradigm shift, it's now time to take collective action to make it happen.
He suggests forming a genuinely alternative political movement to drive that process and outlines the design features & principles that such a movement must incorporate in order to be successful.
People see our global situation as threatened by financial collapse, climate change, destruction of ecosystems by the economy, peak oil, corporate control & corruption, etc - which are all part of business as usual.
What's the alternative? Working together in a better way.
Tune in to find out how!