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“Change the Story, Change the Future: A Living Economy for a Living Earth”

Presentation at the 2014 Praxis Peace Institute Conference, “Economics of Sustainability: Emerging Models for a Healthy Planet”, San Francisco, October 7, 2014  (PDF version)

It is lovely to be back here in the Bay Area with so many dear friends and colleagues from the forefront of the New Economy movement. And so many fans of […]

2017-03-22T17:54:43+00:00 October 17th, 2014|Categories: Books, Story Power|

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|

Religion, Science, and Spirit: A Sacred Story for Our Time (GATE 3, Afternoon)

Afternoon presentation at GATE 3 Conference (Global Alliance for Transformational Entertainment), February 2, 2013, Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills, CA     PDF Version

The GATE website features this quote from script consultant Dara Marks.

“Media is transformative when it serves its highest function – which is to show us how to […]

2017-03-28T15:05:08+00:00 February 6th, 2013|Categories: New Story, Story Power|

Religion, Science, and Spirit: A Sacred Story for Our Time (GATE 3, Evening)

Evening Presentation at GATE 3 Conference (Global Alliance for Transformational Entertainment), February 2, 2013, Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills, CA

PDF Version

Wow! It is such a privilege to be part of this amazing gathering. As co-founder and board chair of YES! Magazine, you can imagine that I’m constantly looking for signs of […]

2017-03-28T14:56:10+00:00 February 5th, 2013|Categories: New Story, Story Power|

Tricked By Hermes

When I step back and look at the incredible mismatch between the economic system we have and the economic system we need, I find myself wondering whether we humans are victims of a dangerous spell induced by a mischievous Greek God. Here is the story as I imagine it: The Greek Gods are meeting in council on Mount Olympus to discuss what to do about those silly humans down on that little planet called Earth...

2017-04-09T18:06:57+00:00 September 19th, 2010|Categories: Money or Life, Story Power|

Renewing the American Experiment

by David Korten

Something must happen so as to touch the hearts and souls of men that they will come together, not because the law says it, but because it is natural and right.

     — Martin Luther King, Stride Toward Freedom, 1958

The American Experiment is being placed in peril by a small […]

2017-04-04T16:59:45+00:00 September 16th, 2010|Categories: Democracy, Story Power, Web Essays|