Category Archives: Uplifting/Inspiring

Happenings that draw people together in the spirit of community, goodwill and transformation. Acts of human endeavour that will touch your heart, inspire your mind and warm your soul. Social evolution in action.

A Leap Forward in Social Evolution

These news could have far, far reaching implications. A profound paradigm shift is underway. The first Surgeon-General in California, Dr Nadine Harris, is a leading advocate for the new understanding that our greatest diseases spring from emotional trauma in childhood. … Continue reading

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NewKind Festival 2019

It’s time, it is most definitely time. For fundamental change. For sure, it is scary to think of how endangered we are if we keep on with business as usual. But it is equally exciting to see the bounty of … Continue reading

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Change Childhood and you Change the World

Great news from researchers! Sometimes legislation can change culture, and transform a society for the better. When a country bans all corporal punishment of children, soon afterwards there is a drop in youth violence rates. Ban corporal punishment and we … Continue reading

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My Podcast on Uplift – Raising Children for a Peaceful Future

I was thrilled to be invited to the Uplift studio at Mullumbimby, NSW, for this lively dialogue with Chip Richards. Sharing it with you: here it is! Alternatively you can click in via iTunes, here. – and select “Raising Children for … Continue reading

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The Biggest Line in the Sand

May 2016, they meet in Dakar. Humanity rolls up its sleeves, and re-greens the biggest desert. Changing the climate. Feeding the hungry. Multi-crops among the trees, in a gigantic, new and bio-diverse forest. From despair come unity and daring. Something … Continue reading

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The New Harmonious Industrial Revolution

So simple…so many of the world’s most frightening problems solved at once… Is this a time for hopelessness and fear, or a time for paradigm-shifting solutions? A farm that RESTORES the environment?? Really??? While feeding a populace, restoring health, providing … Continue reading

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Closing remarks in New York, December 2014

This was the last brief interview we did with Lisa Reagan from Kindred Community. We were in New York, at the end of my ‘Parenting for a Peaceful World Tour’, and we were talking about the global Children’s Liberation Movement. … Continue reading

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My new Music Video: “Exam Nation” –

Right now Australian high school students are preparing for their final exams, the end of a 12 year journey. I wrote this song for them, and really for all students around the world. My song says this: you have a … Continue reading

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Building is going Green – and you can help

I am amazed by what my friend Deborah Preston has achieved in a few years, with her Green Building Centre in Byron Bay Australia.  Deb is a leader in making the building trade healthy; for families, tradespeople, humanity, the environment. The … Continue reading

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Incredible Youth Leaders!

You won’t believe what these teenaged activists are accomplishing. Wow! Powerful youth! Knowledgeable. Feisty. Assertive. Peaceful. Courteous. Eloquent. Passionate. Big-hearted. And effective!  And this is starting to be an international trend. I was stunned to discover how successful these adolescent … Continue reading

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