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- What's New? - Culture
- What's Changing? - Culture: Arts
- What's Changing? - Culture: Design
- What's Changing? - Culture: Education
- What's Changing? - Culture: Humanism
- What's Changing? - Culture: Ideas
- What's Changing? - Culture: Religion
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Karl-Erik Sveiby on aboriginal cultures:
- Treading Lightly: The Hidden Wisdom of the World's Oldest People
- The First Leadership? The non-hierarchical model of the Australian Aborigines
- Aboriginal Principles for Sustainability
- Keep All Alive!. An Aboriginal model for Sustainability
- Nhunggabarra Knowledge Painting and story.
Inspiring the world for 50 years and counting...more than half a century since Dr King spoke, and still as powerful and relevant as ever...
In a tribute programme from the BBC, global figures celebrated the legacy of Dr King by reading the words of "I Have a Dream".
Of Mice and Men - redux? Chastening and often stunning images of the impact that global recession can have in our day and age might suggest so, yet the blooming sunflower might suggest too that hope springs eternal or, as Roy Harper puts it so lyrically, "through all destruction flies new dawn".
Man such sunflowers constantly emerge, displaying a wide variety of proposed "antidotes to the pessimism of the post-crisis world". If you'd like to hear constructive suggestions for our way ahead economically, you could also listen to the following podcasts:
According to Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, which spans the whole of human history, from the very first humans to walk the earth to the radical - and sometimes devastating - breakthroughs of the cognitive, agricultural and scientific revolutions:
The next revolution - World War III - will be waged inside your head. It will be a guerrilla information war fought not in the sky or on the streets, not in the forests or even around the scarce resources of the earth, but in newspapers and magazines, on the radio, TV and in "cyberspace". It will be a dirty, no-holds-barred propaganda war of competing worldviews and alternative visions of the future - Marshall McLuhan, Culture is our Business, 1970
The distinctions between cultures are not decorative ?it's not feathers and bells or dancers or songs. Those are the symbols of culture. The essence of culture is a blanket of moral and ethical values that we place around the individual. It's culture that allows us to make sense out of sensation, to find order in a universe that may have none - Wade Davis