By Dr. Wes Browning, Real Change, May 23-29, 2018 I’m really getting into this whole idea that your thoughts make your own reality. No. Seriously. People who know me personally know that I have been thinking my own Seattle reality into a tropical paradise since 2001. In all that time I haven’t thought up the […]
Foreword by David Korten, from Owning Our Future, written by Marjorie Kelly, entrepreneur, writer and Fellow at The Tellus Institute. Truly an incredible assessment of perhaps the most central foundational aspect of capitalism, ownership. Of all the important elements lacking from much progressive thought and action, the issue of ownership design is perhaps the most […]
In a world where things we need and use go bad, sharing comes naturally. The hoarder ends up sitting alone at top of a pile of stale bread, rusty tools, spoiled fruit, and no one wants to help him, for he has helped no one. Money today, however, is not like bread, fruit or any […]
The most important speech I’ve yet seen in 2018. With our dear friend Yanis Varoufakis, courtesy of The New School for Social Research.
What is Real Value? From “Real Value” by Dan Ariely. Are all profits created equal?
At Conscious.Capital, the blending conservation and sustainable ecotourism is one of our favorite new models in impact business. Finca Gualiva is a 12.5 acre farm located roughly 1.5 hours out of Bogota, Colombia. By simultaneously being operated as a vacation rental and small-scale, high quality cocoa and coffee growing operation, Finca Gualiva showcases a new […]
New press release from our favorite cannabis company, Cannex Capital Group. I would go so far as to say Cannex’s $48.2m initial public capitalization represents the largest, most transparent and democratized public offerings of a cannabis company we have yet seen since the massive shift towards legalization and regulation of recreational cannabis. What does this really […]
We have a lot of good people in the world, with access to vast financial and social resources; yet there are very few financial institutions whose business models reflect such values as ethical and moral integrity, empathy, concern for environment. Assuming she can afford it, a conscious consumer buy groceries at the local farmer’s market, […]
Pesky facts have a way of piercing through our conventional scientific thought. They also have an unusual way of disappearing or being destroyed after being discovered. Notice on the Wikipedia page dedicated to this phenomenon tries to explain this 1970’s discovery by French nuclear scientists/miners not in terms of modern science; but in terms of […]
Happy 2018! Turns out, we are all mushrooms. And, mushrooms will most likely save the world. Looking back over 2017 in review, this 2+ hour conversation between Joe Rogan and mycologist extraordinaire Paul Stamets is easily one of the most fascinating video podcasts of the year. Topics of discussion include: “Paul Stamets holds the patent that […]