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The Southern Cross Of Optimism:

Five Big Reasons why we can not only be optimistic about the future, but why we can sprint like Cathy toward it: Huge reasons for hope!

EinsteinPortrait5xThe Einstein Star: We’re not only clever, but also imaginative.  Our minds are supremely powerful, and just as we got ourselves into this mess, we can likewise get ourselves out!
The Little Red Engine Star: Inevitability.  Sustainability simply must happen—there’s no choice, so we might as well be inspired and get on with it.
The Dalai Lama Star: Kindness.  Humans have an unmatched capacity for empathy, and we can nourish ourselves, others, and natural ecosystems by developing this wonderful cognitive ability.
The Rosa Parks & Maggie Mead Star: People united and Determined.  This isn’t anything new—when people get together to make a positive difference, they will be triumphant!
The David Attenborough Star: Ah ha! So that’s the meaning of life!  As more and more people discover the richness of caring for and being cared for by nature, it grows exponentially and we all win…

 

 

 

It is astounding that we inhabit a continent with the oldest living culture in the history of humanity; yet our relationship with this continent's Aboriginal Nations continues, to this day, to be determined by founding fatherswho, when they wrote the Australian Constitution ... enshrined racist zeitgeist.  It was morally indefensible then, but it's unforgiveable that it remains so ...

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The Sustainability Street "accumulation and trigger" theory about social and cultural change, enables the Mountain Range of optimism, hope and practical, achievable possibility for the reversal of climate damage and carbon overload!  Recent news from Doha, of four to six degrees, defines our blank canvas of opportunity.

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Not everything that can be counted matters ... and ... some things that matter can never be counted!

Albert Einstein!

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Rebuilding community and sculpting a new economy led by the eco-right community movement is just so exciting ... and a nourishing salve for the ills that ail the planet ... people everywhere are re-figuring who they are and what this life means ... and along the way, above all, finding a huge place for empathy with nature in the way we live our daily lives ...

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