As we look at our present and interconnected global challenges of widespread environmental degradation, climate change, crippling poverty, social inequities and unrestrained militarism, we know that the obstacles to the flourishing of life’s ecosystems and to genuine sustainable development are considerable. In the midst of these formidable challenges we are being called to the next stage of evolutionary history.

Moving towards this next stage requires a change of consciousness and values – an expansion of our worldviews and ethics. For the evolutionary life impulse moves us forward from viewing ...


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