What is most likely to inspire widespread, fundamental, profound change in ourselves and our society: having more information or thinking differently?
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The data in the report actually show that, like nearly every year in the recent memory, humanity as a whole has advanced substantially with regard to social progress. The global score in 2015 it was 61.00, in 2016 it was 62.88, in 2017 it was 64.85.
Polarization does not necessitate that we get ugly and demeaning to one another. It simply means that we are aware of a growing divide in our core values. This can be done with grace, kindness, and sensitivity.
Change is an ecosystem of roles, energies, strategies, and tactics. None of us is able to do it all. All anyone of us can do is play a role.
What I perceived as messiness and chaos were just the act of experiencing life in all its complexity, depth, and glory.
There have always been two types of people: 1) change agents who want to drive progress and 2) preservers who want to keep our many great accomplishments intact.
Genius is the act of creation, bringing something new into being that has never existed.
The world that should be will never exist. But the world that could be is coming into focus right now.
If you really listen, this belief is EVERYWHERE. And, in my mind, is perhaps the most destructive and demonstrably untrue belief we carry with us.
Kindling, at it’s core, is my blog. And I f*cking hate that.