Awaken Culture – The Creations and Activities of an Awakened Global Society

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A Car-Free Future For Central Dublin

July 13th, 2020|

by Feargus O’Sullivan: Last week, the city council unveiled a plan to banish cars from key sections of the congested city center by 2017… […]

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6 Scams That Prey On The Elderly

July 8th, 2020|

by Miriam Cross: Many scams are universal, from the IRS imposter who calls and threatens to arrest you if you don’t pay your taxes, to phishing emails that trick you into sending sensitive data or [...]

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The Power Of Walking Away

July 5th, 2020|

Why walking away is a powerful method to regain sovereignty over your life… […]

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Linda Ronstadt/Frank Sinatra – Moonlight In Vermont

July 2nd, 2020|

Linda Ronstadt and Frank Sinatra sing ‘Moonlight in Vermont’ from the 1994 Frank Sinatra Capitol album ‘Duets II’, Sinatra’s last studio album. The lyrics are below with notes about the song… […]

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William James On The Psychology Of Habit

June 30th, 2020|

by Maria Papova: “We are spinning our own fates, good or evil, and never to be undone. Every smallest stroke of virtue or of vice leaves its never so little scar…” […]

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Thich Nhat Hanh And Martin Luther King

June 28th, 2020|

by Margaret Mitchell: Freedom is not given to us by anyone; we have to cultivate it ourselves. It is a daily practice. No one can prevent you from being aware of each step you take [...]

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Are You ‘Virtue Signaling’?

June 26th, 2020|

by Jillian Jordan and David Rand: Probably. But that doesn’t mean your outrage is inauthentic… […]

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The Dreamers Of Tomorrow Take Action

June 25th, 2020|

Our global youth program flourishes in nearly 100 countries. Through Roots & Shoots, participants identify and address problems in their communities, while becoming the compassionate citizens that our planet needs… […]

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8:46 – Dave Chappelle

June 24th, 2020|

From Dave: “Normally I wouldn’t show you something so unrefined, I hope you understand”… […]

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Is this the sweet secret to Swedish success?

June 23rd, 2020|

by Elizabeth Hotson: Fika, a Swedish custom where people gather to eat, drink, and talk, is a welcome workplace tradition in the country. But, as Elizabeth Hotson finds, it’s catching on around the world… [...]

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True & Lasting Change Comes from Within

June 15th, 2020|

by Donna Quesada: My thoughts… When I first started teaching at SMC, my beloved Asian philosophy class was not yet available, so I taught Ethics for two years, until it was… […]

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AI Making Waves In News And Journalism

June 14th, 2020|

by Ron Schmelzer: The business of communicating the happenings of society might seem to be something entirely human-centric… […]

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Dating Over Zoom?

June 12th, 2020|

by Sheril Kirshenbaum: Don’t be surprised if those online sparks fizzle in person… […]