From systems-thinking theorist Donella Meadows’ eternally epic essay on Leverage Points: where to intervene in a system: Self-organization is basically a matter of an evolutionary raw material — a highly variable stock of information from which to select possible patterns — and a means for experimentation, for selecting and testing new patterns. For biological evolution […]
I wrote this piece for people who are resistant to notions of white privilege, who feel shy and uncomfortable talking or even thinking about how life is different for white people in the USA. It was terrifying to post. If just one person glimpses even momentarily their power and their responsibility to engage, then it […]
When she’s not traveling the world spreading the sounds of people’s resilience with her band, Rupa Marya is a physician at UCSF Hospital..and a mother…and a warrior for justice and the planet.She lectures about the necessity of physicians activating to address specific social determinants of disease–specifically racism and police violence, racism and state-sanctioned violence towards […]
Such power and integrity flows through this woman. She taught me to abandon any simplistic notions of paganism.