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Vision for Conscious Community

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In considering the ecological, political, economic, and social state of the world, I regularly find myself asking three questions:

How can I, and all people, protect and care for the Earth and its ecosystems?How can I, and we, live in ways that contribute to the well-being, health, and happiness of all people?How can I, and we, experience joy, aliveness, fulfillment and love?Time and again, the response that comes to me is “community.” Even with the challenges of shared living, I find intentional communities to offer one of the most compelling and comprehensive responses to humanity’s urgent need for health, happiness, peace, justice, and sustainability.
With this inspiration, I have spent much of the past 15 years living and working in, visiting and learning from intentional communities and ecovillages around the world – from Findhorn to Auroville, from the Possibility Alliance to Hummingbird Community. Inspired by many aspects of these communities, friends and I h…