Tag: Communities Articles

Overcoming Our Americanness

“I’m planning to start my own community.” Ah, a consummate American statement. Solo cooperation. In this country there is a common sentiment that a person should go forth and set the trend, then others join it. In a culture where Warren Buffett, Donald Trump, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Richard Branson are elevated as role […]

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Intentional Community in a Nicaraguan Jungle: Honoring my duality through community practices

I have always been two things at once…literally marked on my body through a pair of confused eyes—one blue, one brown, and reiterated through my visit with a Shaman in the highlands of India, as he stared into these tangled eyes and uttered the words “you are this, and you are that, and you forever […]

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Tracing Windward’s Memeology

When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness. —Alexis de Tocqueville Windward started in the mid-’70s as an anti-war protest with the goal of creating a sustainable way of living that didn’t support the military-industrial war machine. Over the years, we’ve had our ups and down as we worked out […]

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