Editorials of Nancy Roof

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The Changing Nature of Human Security

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Nothing short of a paradigm shift will bring us full circle towards the world we long for. If we are aware of the scientific evidence that people are basically good, we no longer buy into economic greed based on the belief that self interest is our primary motivation.

Sharing the World’s Wealth and Power

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We chose ‘Sharing the World’s Wealth and Power’ as the theme of Kosmos and are thrilled by the vitality, depth and breadth that our contributors and readers offered. They shared multiple perspectives and identified differences in the quality of sharing, but also addressed different scales of sharing from individual to community, nation, planet and ultimately to the Kosmos.

Transforming Institutions

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We understand that recognition of the inadequacy of our traditional institutions is the first step toward taking that great leap into a new era where a higher-level consciousness will be reflected in our transformed institutions.

Role of the Commons

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With the foresight of a true visionary, Elinor Ostrom, the co-recipient of the economic sciences 2009 award, has spent decades researching the commons.

Global Synergy

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It was so fulfilling to spend several days with a dedicated and skilled group at the first Global Synergizer gathering. Our collective work continues as we strive to articulate the shared vision that has brought us together as world changers.

Oneness Is

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On a global scale nations struggle between sovereignty and the common good, just as individuals struggle between individual autonomy and embracing the whole. Everyone is challenged now, preparing for the birth of a new humanity and a new global civilization based on inner oneness and outer diversity.

A Movement of Momentous Proportions

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A movement of momentous proportions is emerging at the margins of societies all over the world. There is a new story about our natural place within the vast intelligence of nature and the Kosmos. 

What Kind of Leader Are You?

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Sometime ago my son asked, “Mom, what kind of leader do you think you are?” I was taken aback as I had actually never thought about myself in this way.

Journey to Wholeness

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We are discovering that in our deepest essence we are travelers on a journey to wholeness (holiness). Each step along the way is a new revelation and a co-creation that involves changes in all dimensions of our lives and in all fields of endeavor.

Birthing Planetary Civilization

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These critical times offer unprecedented opportunities to make the aspirations of billions a reality—where the quality of life matters, where there is human solidarity, reverence for nature and moral leadership—and a world of hope for each and every living being.