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MINDFUL LIVING

The Value of Food

It is a myth that eating healthy costs more money. A healthy, whole food diet is surprisingly inexpensive. Potatoes are cheaper than fries, whole chicken costs less than strips, and... 



Iconoclast – Why We Need The Humanities

Privatize the press and education system, disenfranchise the working class, corrupt the legislative process, and debase electoral politics, and society will plunge itself into a moral... 



I dream of a community…

Where First Nations people are included as equals and supported in contributing to everyone’s well being; Where schools work to teach everyone, not just aboriginal students, to understand... 



Open Money

(Please note: this manifesto is from www.openmoney.org – I, Nicole Shaw, am reposting it here for Synergy readers!) The problems with money stem entirely from how conventional... 



Shaping Community With Intent

It’s a balmy spring Friday afternoon, I’m sitting on the hood of my car getting reacquainted with the sun as I wait to pick up my passenger, Stuart Coles, at the subway station... 



Ecology, Community & Economy

Each individual citizen can play a role as “ordinary hero,” in transforming society for the benefit of future generations.    However, optimism without realism is delusional.... 



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