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Kindling is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Bellingham, WA, USA. We highlight and inspire humanity’s evolution toward kindness by connecting you to good news from today, acts of genius from throughout history, and possibilities for our future.

Kindling is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that highlights and inspires humanity’s evolution toward peace, justice, and harmony with Earth.

Good news for humankind


LGBT pride flag

The tribal council last week approved a same-gender marriage ordinance in a 12-3 vote with one abstention.

Hand with vial

In total, the HPV vaccine program could prevent over 100,000 cases of cancer by 2058, officials said.

Woman in graduation cap

The UT Board of Regents voted to establish a $160 million endowment to offer full scholarships to in-state students with family incomes under $65K by 2020.

Solar farm

The project, known as Sun Cable, will introduce a 10 GW array of solar panels across 37,000 acres and send much of its output to Singapore.

Photo by Nikoline Arns on Unsplash

A tweet from a citizen attracted the attention of a member of the Turkish government, who vowed to establish his ‘National Tree Planting Day.’

Next systems


Leonardo DaVinci's flying machine

Biomimetics or biomimicry is the imitation of the models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems.

Steady-state economy

Will we move forward on the assumption that material wealth equates to prosperity? Or will we tell a new story: that prosperity is a much more profound, mysterious, and internal phenomenon than we’ve ever let ourselves believe?

Essentialism

Essentialism is a daily discipline that not only helps us lead healthier, more sustainable lives, but allows us to focus more of our time and energy to the things that truly matter.

Green economy earth

Really, economics is about values. What ends are we aiming for? What goods and services are of most value?

Earth from satellite

At its most fundamental level, Living Earth asks us to see our planet not as a big rock on which plants, animals, fungi, bacteria, and other life have sprung up. Rather, Living Earth asks us to view the entire planet – and everything on it – as one big, living organism.

Good news for humankind


LGBT pride flag

The tribal council last week approved a same-gender marriage ordinance in a 12-3 vote with one abstention.

Hand with vial

In total, the HPV vaccine program could prevent over 100,000 cases of cancer by 2058, officials said.

Woman in graduation cap

The UT Board of Regents voted to establish a $160 million endowment to offer full scholarships to in-state students with family incomes under $65K by 2020.

Solar farm

The project, known as Sun Cable, will introduce a 10 GW array of solar panels across 37,000 acres and send much of its output to Singapore.

Photo by Nikoline Arns on Unsplash

A tweet from a citizen attracted the attention of a member of the Turkish government, who vowed to establish his ‘National Tree Planting Day.’

Next systems


Leonardo DaVinci's flying machine
Steady-state economy
Essentialism
Green economy earth
Earth from satellite
Feet of a newborn

Perhaps we do not leave enough space to be grateful for what’s possible now that wasn’t before.

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How could Kindling not only show the inspiring change happening all around us, but more directly catalyze change itself?

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What would it mean for us to become more free? How can we better embody this value? What does it mean to be “free” in the 21st Century?

Feet of a newborn
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– Read early drafts of upcoming book “Genius!: A Story of Humanity’s Ever-Evolving Beauty