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Ecological Civilization: Choice Point for Humanity

Presentation to the 11th John Cobb Common Good Award Ceremony & Annual Banquet at the 12th International Forum on Ecological Civilization, “Ecological Civilization and Symbiotic Development.” April 27, 2018.

We have gathered here from China, South Korea and the United States in search of a human pathway to an Ecological Civilization.

Humanity is awakening to a sobering […]

2018-05-03T15:40:25+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Categories: China, Earth Balance, Ecological Civilization, Global Economy, Presentations|

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|
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