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  • Hi there,

    I am on after Barbara Marx Hubbard invited us to participate as part of the Awakening New Species. My professional background includes almost 10 years working in Washington DC (Organization of American States, USDA) at senior levels to promote sound policy throughout the western hemisphere. My last assignment was in Costa Rica. I have worked with Congress, World Bank, State Department and a host of other organizations. More importantly, I am convinced based on what I have seen that governance is really the first step in making meaningful change within families and the community. Too often we think of countries or governments but the real change happens at the grass roots level. I'm happy to explore this theme in more detail.

    • Dear David, I would love to see others join you here for a real discourse. Your experience would be invaluable in informing us of the real way government works. Thank you for putting yourself out here.

      • Dear David, what could the Wheel of Co-Creation offer for 'Governance'? I guess that the grass roots level would be well served to organize in the 12 around one model.
        I see it possible on a local level - redefining the city governmental structure into the 13 names of the fields, which can then expand to the regional and national level. Accidentally, the Netherlands where I live has 12 provinces, so that could be worked out without many changes here. Additionally, at the European level, there is a European Urban Agenda where 12 focus areas were defined. I tried to match them with the Wheel's sectors, and with a little tweaking they fit. As Barbara MH shared earlier, she proposed the Wheel on the UN level. In this way, a fractal structure could emerge.

        For each sector-field, one person or group takes on the stewardship for the newest developments and maintains a network to map, track and connect what works. These sector-networkers then exchange locally up to worldwide. - Note: Fractally, all 13 sectors have all 13 sectors in them as well, and so on.

  • IT'S RAMPANT - WORLD WIDE.

    Jack Cunningham, a Vietnam Veteran, is struggling against political abuse in New Jersey. Friends of Warm Mineral Springs are struggling for preservation and pristine stewardship of an ancient historical site of mineral water in North Port, Florida.

    EVERY CITIZEN WHO CARES ABOUT THEIR FUTURE, THE FUTURE OF THEIR CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN, AND THE FUTURE OF HUMAN BEINGS AS A SPECIES MUST GET EDUCATED AND INVOLVED. WE ALL MATTER. SO DOES THE EARTH THAT SUSTAINS US.

    Good stewards of the public trust understand that they have been elected to serve the interests of the community, not to enhance their own financial interests.

    In Warm Mineral Springs, citizens have had to file lawsuits to enforce their right to know under the Sunshine Law. Why are elected officials so afraid of making public information public?

    Last week, an informational video about Warm Mineral Springs,

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndzO2E1HaVw&feature=youtu.be

    was scheduled to be sent out by campaigner.com. Suddenly, campaigner.com notified Friends of Warm Mineral Springs that their account had been shut down.

    The reason the account was shut down was because elected governmental officials had called and told campaigner.com they could either close the Warm Mineral Springs account or lose their much larger, taxpayer-funded governmental account.

    IF YOU AGREE THAT EXCELLENT STEWARDSHIP IS VITAL TO OUR ABILITY TO SURVIVE AS A UNIFIED HUMANITY, PLEASE SHARE THIS POST WITH EVERYONE YOU KNOW.

    Thanks.

  • http://www.unitynow.co.uk

    Is Self-Governance and Self-Sovereignty is the way forward? Not just for the individual, but also for small and growing numbers of communities opting out of the mainstream governance and sovereignty authority. Are you increasingly frustrated at seeing the vast majority of people on the planet trapped in a way of being that is dictated by the supply and demand of money. Most people, because Governance and Sovereignty are so far removed from their daily lives, are content to be, if not knowingly, swept along by the changes in Governance at a national and global level, and are not motivated to be involved until something happens on their own front doorstep. What is happening at a global level now, will slowly creep up to the front doorstep of everyone, in one guise and another. Now is the time to raise our understanding of what is happening in the world. Self-Governance is that aspect where you commit to yourself to be as free from the system as you like, whilst taking the fruits of the system and the fruits of your own endeavours to the extent that you feel you deserve.

    Outside of the rules of democracy or dictatorship, or even somewhere in the middle, the rules only stand up insofar as you are prepared to accept or tolerate them as the governing framework of your life. Your Sovereignty arises as a result of your presence and free will where you can see the choices for what they are, rather than either be blinded by bureaucracy or blindly following that which you are told. Governance by something external to you only has credence and traction if it overwrites your own self-sovereignty and causes you to act in a way that goes against your natural right to explore life in the way that you desire.

    You can step out of the system anytime you desire, though it will highlight all the silent attachments that may have kept you in the dark. As you recognise the fulfillment of having sustainably met your basic needs, and perhaps those of your family, you stand on the brink of Self-Governance and Self-Sovereignty!

    Simon Rowe, Co-creator of UnityNow.

  • I am looking for people to help write new memes for the Governance Sector of the Wheel of Co-Creation. We have already completed the Spirituality Sector and The Economic Sector. The Health Care is underway.  It is most helpful to have a least two people who have their profession in  this sector, ie. a doctor and a nurse will participate with me in writing the health care memes.  It doesn't take much time...3-3.5 hours of phone conversation or Zoom, and an hour of individual writing.  If you are interested please email me at: lauriezhyland@hotmail.com 

    Blessings, Laurie

     

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