Jan 17, 2013 - YES Magazine - David Korten
Is it possible that the human future turns on our embrace of a new sacred story that gives us a reason to care and with which a majority of people may already align, yet has neither institutional support nor a place in the public conversation?
Humanity’s current behavior threatens Earth’s capacity to support life and relegates more than a billion people to lives of destitution. This self-destructive behavior and our seeming inability to change have deep roots in the stories by which we understand the nature and meaning of our existence. The challenge before us is to create a new civilization based on a cosmology—a story of the origin, nature, and purpose of creation—that reflects the fullness of our current human knowledge; a story to guide us to mature relationships with one another and a living Earth.... http://www.yesmagazine.org/happiness/religion-science-and-spirit-a-sacred-story-for-our-time?utm_source=tw&utm_medium=socmed&utm_content=KortenD_ASacredStoryForOurTime&utm_campaign=130117_Happiness
The Personal Story Behind the Essay, “Religion, Science, and Spirit: A Sacred Story for Our Time” by David Korten — YES! Magazine http://www.yesmagazine.org/planet/the-personal-story-behind-the-essay-religion-science-and-spirit-a-sacred-story-for-our-time
HOW A SENSE OF SACRED CAN HELP SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS - RESTORING VALUES How a sense of sacred can help sustainable business - Restoring Values http://www.scoop.it/t/environmental-and-human-health/p/3994926408/how-a-sense-of-sacred-can-help-sustainable-business-restoring-values