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Yes, it’s true! The National Peace Academy – “where peacebuilders go to grow” – is three years old this month, and we are celebrating with the launch just this weekend of a brand new, sleek, spectacularly redesigned website. Check it out, and enjoy.
Added by Mike Abkin on March 19, 2012 at 1:24pm — No Comments
I envision a world of local, resilient, adaptive communities who are networked in a web of interdependence with other local, resilient, adaptive communities all around the world. That global linking provides for macro-level resilience and adaptivity to complement the micro-/local-level resilience and adaptivity.
Added by Mike Abkin on August 12, 2011 at 7:19pm — No Comments
I was in Los Angeles this past weekend for the 50th reunion (!) of my North Hollywood High School class of 1961. Classmate Jack recounted how, about 10 years ago, he phased out of his general surgery practice and into the field of functional medicine. It was as if he’d worked himself out of a job in surgery as he’d begun treating his surgical patients à la functional medicine and found that in so many cases they no longer needed surgery.
It dawned on me that functional…Continue
Added by Mike Abkin on June 30, 2011 at 1:19pm — 1 Comment
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Added by Mike Abkin on June 4, 2011 at 6:37pm — No Comments
Earth quakes, tornadoes, tsunamis, floods, hurricanes, uprisings of the oppressed, nuclear meltdowns, global economic and financial collapse. Of historic proportions, all around the world, and all virtually in the blink of an eye.
And what of peace? In this revolutionarily evolutionary, topsy-turvy world turning upside down, what can peace mean? What is the role of peacebuilding in such a world? How do we go about it and make it practical in our daily lives, no matter who we are or…Continue
Added by Mike Abkin on May 24, 2011 at 7:42pm — No Comments
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