This year's Bioneers by the Bay: Connecting for Change gathering was an unforgettable celebration of visionary yet practical solutions to help heal the planet. The complete DVD set of this year's plenary sessions is now available. Spread real holiday cheer, this year – and share these precious, life-affirming messages of healing with your friends and loved ones.
Running on Fumes: Does the “car of the future” have a future?
November 5, 2007 | The New Yorker | Elizabeth Kolbert
“The average new car gets fewer miles to the gallon than Henry Ford’s Model T got… Detroit has to change. Detroit won’t change. The two statements seem incompatible, and yet here we are. [read more].
Dr. Rau’s Best Defense
October | Experience Life Magazine | Alyssa Ford
A finely tuned immune system is at the core of all good health. Dr. Rau talks about why a healthy immune system is The Best Defense. [read more].
The Prophet of Climate Change: James Lovelock
October 17, 2207 | Rolling Stone | Jeff Goodell
One of the most eminent scientists of our time says that global warming is irreversible — and that more than 6 billion people will perish by the end of the century. [read more].
The village that could save the planet
September 27 2007 | Paul Kaihla | Business 2.0 Magazine
How two men plan to extend the ecological miracle that is Gaviotas, Colombia, across the rest of the Third World. [read more].
The Quest of The Zodiac
Interest in astrology has been universal through the ages: probably because we all have an intuitive sense of destiny, of a pattern that works in our lives, and astrology claims to say something about the life-pattern. Whether you are for or against astrology, the possibility of a way to decode destiny cannot be dismissed and The Quest for the Zodiac - written by John Lash, principle author for Metahistory.org - reveals the "true stellar zodiac." [read more]
Spiritism: Bridging Spirituality and Health
The Fulni-O Indians of Brazil are living examples of the most benevolent shamanic traditions. They cultivate their ability to be highly effective healers through communion with Spirit and Gaia, the intelligence of the Earth itself.
How do we bring this way of life into a form that is relevant and appropriate for contemporary life? Some Brazilian hospitals allow spiritual healing alongside conventional treatment for mental and physical illnesses. In fact, approximately 20 to 40 million Brazilians have participated in this unique form of spiritual healing – called Spiritism.
Why? “Because,” says film-maker Emma Bragdon, “Spiritism has proven so successful.” She is completing a 40-minute documentary film that reveals the practical details of these healings, and interviews the physicians who are involved. “One spiritual center,” Bragdon continues, “has had 90% success with returning addicts and those profoundly depressed to a normal, healthy life." Learn more about this ecumenical way of life and healing.
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“And then the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk to bloom.”
- Anais Nin