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The Great Turning Presentation – NYC, June 2006

On June 14, 2006, David delivered this presentation to a gathering hosted by the Unitarian Church of All Souls in NYC. Co-sponsored by the Peace Task Force of All Souls; The Open Center; Business Leaders for Responsible Priorities; The Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office; The First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn; and the Action for Justice […]

2017-09-08T17:21:30+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Categories: Presentations, The Great Turning|

Presentation: The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community

On June 14, 2006, David delivered this presentation to a gathering hosted by the Unitarian Church of All Souls in NYC, following the launch of his book, The Great Turning. He makes the case that we humans are a choice making species that, at this defining moment, faces both the opportunity and the imperative to choose our future as a conscious collective act. We can no longer deny the need nor delay our response. 

2017-09-08T17:26:46+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Categories: Presentations, The Great Turning|

Spirit, Justice and a Living Economy for a Living Earth

Presentation to Seattle University Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability Conference on “Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons” – Saturday August 9, 2014

By David Korten

(Listen to audio recording – MP3 here – and/or download the PDF version here…) 
 
We have covered a lot of ground in this conference, exposed a lot of environmental and justice issues, […]

2016-12-27T14:33:52+00:00 August 22nd, 2014|Categories: Presentations, Story Power|

Sacred Earth Community: A New Story for Our Time

Perhaps the greatest threat to our common future is a combination of extreme individualism and extreme arrogance, as we deal with proposals to expand - through the genetic engineering of species and the geo-engineering of Earth's climate - our domination of forces of nature of which we have only the most superficial understanding. The turning we humans must navigate to a viable future depends on a profound awakening to our nature as spiritual beings and our responsibility for the consequences of our choices and our relationships with one another and a living Earth.

2017-10-30T15:17:05+00:00 October 21st, 2013|Categories: Earth Community, Living Earth, Presentations|