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.

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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A New Song of Human Dignity

This anthem was composed and recorded by my good friend, bassist and groovster extraordinare, Stephen Marquis. I sang with the choir. It was an unforgettable moment. Singing together, there is no longer an ‘I’, but a shared wave of humanity. … Continue reading

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Solar Plane’s First World Trip!

The solar revolution is here, it is real, you are living in it NOW. The Solar Impulse plane is showing us how clean energy can fuel all kinds of transport in the near future. Look at history: stunts like these … Continue reading

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To make you feel better…

Here are some of the most exciting news about huge wins for sustainability, justice and a better world all around. Fossil fuel divestment is taking off like wildfire around the world. This global divestment deluge is set to heavily disrupt the fossil … Continue reading

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One kid deals political corruption a HUGE blow

I want this kid to come to Australia! In fact, why can’t he travel to all ‘democracies’? He’s brilliant!! Get this: he is a 16 year-old computer whiz, in USA. He programmed a plug-in that allows any American with a … Continue reading

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First Asian nation to ban corporal punishment of children!

Congratulations to the Phillippines! And a very happy Christmas to Phillipino children. As of this week, it is no longer legal for parents or teachers to hit children in the name of ‘discipline’.  So interesting what is happening in the … Continue reading

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Spanking banned in Nicaragua! Viva Nicaragua numero 46!

Does it seem like progress on this issue is speeding up? Is it starting to seem weirder and weirder that people think it is OK to spank children? Just like people thought it was OK for  husbands to smack their … Continue reading

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The Peace Code in the Human Brain – my talk at TedX, Pittwater, Australia

This is why I do the work that I do. This is at the heart of what drives me. I hope you enjoy my TedX talk, it is my best brief condensation of a big message. Sadly the sound quality … Continue reading

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One Fine Day on Byron Bay FM Radio….

Reclining on cane lounges at the Tallow Beach Hotel, Sally Cusack and I took a verbal tour of the parenting terrain…how our children trigger our own childhood emotions, how the moment of our child’s birth transforms us, and… the role … Continue reading

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