Living in the Future’s Past

In this beautifully photographed tour de force of original thinking, Academy Award winner, Jeff Bridges shares the screen with scientists, profound thinkers and a dazzling array of Earth’s living creatures to reveal eye-opening concepts about ourselves and our past, providing fresh insights into our subconscious motivations and their unintended consequences.

Contemplative Commons

Open-source platform for ethics-based and contemplative research on social transformation and sustainability.

The Blue Sapphire of the Mind: Notes for a Contemplative Ecology

What might it mean to behold the world with such depth and feeling that it is no longer possible to imagine it as something separate from ourselves, or to live without regard for its well-being? To understand the work of seeing things as an utterly involving moral and spiritual act? Such questions have long occupied the center of contemplative spiritual…

Can 140 Characters Matter?

Andrew C. Revkin sees Twitter as potentially vastly amplifying a trait that has been a cornerstone of the human habit of innovating its way past resource constraints and risks. That trait is discourse and commerce.