Democracy blooming?

2003-12-14 Richard Moore Friends, I’d like to share with you one of the most optimistic messages I’ve received in quite some time. I’ve received many that expressed optimism, but not many whose sentiments I could go along with. There are many paths of premature optimism. Below, after a pitch for support, Tom Atlee talks about … Read more…

Re: Zen of Transformation: new thoughts

2003-12-07 Richard Moore ——————————————————– From: “Brian” <•••@••.•••> To: <•••@••.•••> Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2003 10:41 AM Subject: Re: Zen of Transformation: new thoughts Greetings; Firstly, activism to build a movement: I often say that the movement won’t happen for you until you do it. What better way to activate than with your/our own bodies? What … Read more…

Concentration Camp Guantanamo

2003-12-05 Richard Moore Friends, There are two articles below by James Meek of The Guardian. The first is about the judicial system being set up to deal with the prisoners at Guantanamo. The Pentagon is having difficulty finding military lawyers who can stomach the gross injustices of that system. The second, longer article talks about … Read more…

John Dear: The Soldiers At My Front Door

2003-12-04 Richard Moore ——————————————————– Delivered-To: •••@••.••• From: “Global Network” <•••@••.•••> To: “Global Network” <•••@••.•••> Subject: THE SOLDIERS AT MY FRONT DOOR Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2003 17:28:38 -0500 <http://www.commondreams.org/views03/1129-07.htm>http://www.commondreams.org/views03/1129-07.htm Published Sat., Nov. 29, 2003 by CommonDreams.org The Soldiers At My Front Door by John Dear I live in a tiny, remote, impoverished, three block long … Read more…

Stan Goff to GIs In Iraq: Hold On To Your Humanity

2003-12-01 Richard Moore ——————————————————– Delivered-To: •••@••.••• Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2003 22:23:52 -0500 From: “Charles D. Johnson” <•••@••.•••> To: undisclosed-recipients:; Subject: Hold On To Your Humanity – GIs In Iraq Dear Friends – I saw combat as a hospital corpsman with the Marines in Korea. As a psychiatrist in the Veterans Administration I have treated … Read more…

Re: Joe Vialls: some corroborative research…

2003-11-24 Richard Moore ——————————————————– Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2003 09:35:21 -0800 To: •••@••.••• From: “Fred V. Cook” <•••@••.•••> Subject: Re: Joe Vialls: An amazing geopolitical assessment! Dear Richard, This is a very important (if true) piece of information which (to date) has not gotten the attention it deserves in the US commercial media. I would … Read more…

Re: Joe Vialls: An amazing geopolitical assessment!

2003-11-19 Richard Moore ——————————————————– Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 16:35:46 +0100 Subject: Re: Joe Vialls: An amazing geopolitical assessment! From: Helene Connor <•••@••.•••> To: <•••@••.•••> Dear Richard, This analysis is earth-shaking. I wish you would not have cut the article though. What is the “fall-back plan” they have in store? Thanks for sharing with us … Read more…

Joe Vialls: An amazing geopolitical assessment!

2003-11-19 Richard Moore Friends, Thanks to Dan Nordin for sending in this very interesting report on the current global balance of power. In my in-progress chapter, “The Story of America”, I present a picture of a more-or-less total US global hegemony. If Mr. Vialls’ report is correct, my perspective will need to be adjusted. According … Read more…

re-2: Zen of Transformation: new thoughts

2003-11-17 Richard Moore ——————————————————– From: <•••@••.•••> To: •••@••.••• Subject: re: Zen of Transformation: some new thoughts Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2003 14:59:16 +0000 X-Originating-IP: 159.134.245.136 Organization: Eircom Net (http://www.eircom.net/) Hi Richard, > But where will we find an activist in this particular movement? Where is there someone planning or carrying out actions aimed at building … Read more…

re: Zen of Transformation: some new thoughts

2003-11-09 Richard Moore ——————————————————– From: <•••@••.•••> To: •••@••.••• Subject: Re: Zen of Transformation: some new thoughts Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2003 09:18:53 +0000 Hi Richard, Your new thoughts maybe provide an answer to a question I have posed and you have posed in the past; “How do we begin?” Is the answer that we already … Read more…

Zen of Transformation: some new thoughts

2003-11-06 Richard Moore Friends, The path / vision described in ZGT is sketchy, and there are many difficulties that the book makes no attempt to resolve. The intent was to show the main stages of the path, to argue that the difficulties in each stage are plausibly surmountable, and to suggest a general means of … Read more…

Is a U.S. Air Strike in the Middle East imminent ?

2003-11-04 Richard Moore ——————————————————– Delivered-To: •••@••.••• Reply-To: <•••@••.•••> From: “Tim Murphy” <•••@••.•••> To: <•••@••.•••> Subject: FW: From Scotland -Is a U.S. Air Strike in the Middle East imminent ? Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2003 01:05:25 -0000 <Since Saturday, people in the Highlands of Scotland have been witnessing large movements of US warplanes overhead. Experienced observers … Read more…

USA & Israel prepare to launch nuclear attack

2003-10-28 Richard Moore ——————————————————– Delivered-To: •••@••.••• To: “mer” <•••@••.•••> Organization: Mid-East Realities From: “MER – Mid-East Realities” <•••@••.•••> Subject: Target IRAN – US and Israel Prepare Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2003 11:37:50 -0800 http://www.middleeast.org News, Views, and Analysis Governments, Lobbies, and the Corporate Media Don’t Want You To Know 28 Oct 2003 TARGET IRAN It’s … Read more…

re: publication of “The Story of America”

2003-10-26 Richard Moore Friends, Bernd Hamm, a German Professor of sociology, is putting together an anthology to be published in several languages by Zed Books. The tentative title is “Bushgang America” and it will be aimed particularly at non-American audiences. Several well-known authors have promised contributions, and quite possibly the book will be a moderate … Read more…

News from Iraq

2003-10-16 Richard Moore ——————————————————– From: “dnordin” <•••@••.•••> To: •••@••.•••> Subject: Fw: MUST READ——-Shocking Story Of Military Serviceman Who Served In Iraq Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 11:45:28 -0700 ———- > From: Bea Bernhausen <•••@••.•••> > To: •••@••.••• > Subject: MUST READ——-Shocking Story Of Military Serviceman Who Served In Iraq > Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2003 … Read more…

John Kaminski: “The teeth in the smile”

2003-09-27 Richard Moore ——————————————————– Delivered-To: •••@••.••• Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 18:26:01 -0400 From: John Kaminski <•••@••.•••> Organization: @comcast.net X-Accept-Language: en To: Qasim Khanzada <•••@••.•••> CC: Radical Press <•••@••.•••>, “Rainbolt, Eric” <•••@••.•••>, “•••@••.•••” <•••@••.•••> Subject: The teeth in the smile The teeth in the smile America’s karma: Happiness for some paid for by the misery … Read more…

dialog…

2003-09-25 Richard Moore ——————————————————– Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2003 16:25:40 -0700 From: Lynette <•••@••.•••> Subject: Re: Gaian transformation & system dynamics To: •••@••.••• Suggest you refer to the writings in Alternatives to Economic Globalization: A Better World is Possible A Report of the International Forum on Globalization This group includes Maude Barlow, Walden Bello, Tony … Read more…

Joanna Macy: The Great Turning

2003-09-11 Richard Moore Friends, Thanks to Jan for sending in this inspiring assessment of “the vast revolution that’s going on because our way of life cannot be sustained”. It’s an interview with Joanna Macy that was taken during the Seattle WTO protests. It touches on many of the topics we’ve discussed recently on this list, … Read more…

A break in the 9/11 cover up?

2003-09-08 Richard Moore Bcc: contributors Friends, There is no information, or perspective, in the article below that we haven’t seen before on this list and others. In some sense it is already “well known” that the Bush Gang planned the WTC bombing in order to carry out their pre-election agenda. What’s interesting about this piece … Read more…

Re: Gaian transformation & system dynamics

2003-09-01 Richard Moore ——————————————————– From: P To: <•••@••.•••> Subject: Your latest messages. Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2003 20:21:48 -0400 Dear Richard: In our discussion of a few years ago, I always applauded your pertinent and effective critique of the present World Order, but found your proposals for positive actions less convincing. This also applies to … Read more…

dialog re/ recent postings

2003-08-25 Richard Moore ——————————————————– Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2003 20:37:57 -0700 Subject: Re: change of consciousness From: Jan Slakov <•••@••.•••> To: <•••@••.•••> Dear Richard, I read your most recent posting. Basically I agree, but I just feel like it is kind of thinking in the abstract since I feel called to work at a much … Read more…

Gaian transformation & system dynamics

2003-08-25 Richard Moore Friends, My off-list discussions have been continuing with several folks on the topic of social transformation. Most of these people seem to agree that the key to social transformation is a change in paradigms / world views. I’ve pressed people to explain how they imagine a change in paradigm would actually lead … Read more…

What can we do to make a difference?

2003-08-21 Richard Moore ——————————————————– Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2003 Subject: FW: Emergency: Democracy under attack in Texas From: H To: “Richard K. Moore” <•••@••.•••> Richard, Does this make sense??? Cheers! —— Message transféré Date : Wed, 20 Aug 2003 20:10:58 -0700 Objet : Emergency: Democracy under attack in Texas Dear MoveOn member, Impeachment. The 2000 … Read more…

re: Faith, Humanity, and Power

2003-08-20 Richard Moore Friends, There have many very interesting responses to the “Faith & Humanity” posting and to the “Americas role” posting. And I’ve gotten involved in some more interesting off-list exchanges. For now, let me just share this marvelous contribution that just came in from Arthur Topham. It’s a bit long, but worth it. … Read more…

errata for today’s posting…

2003-08-16 Richard Moore As posted: Although the original Bretton Woods blueprint was remarkably comprehensive and foresightful, the business of running the In the postwar years a huge intelligence & analysis… Corrected: Although the original Bretton Woods blueprint was remarkably comprehensive and foresightful, the business of running the world requires continual assessment, analysis, and planning. In … Read more…

Alerts: dangerous new virus & a big red Mars

2003-08-15 Richard Moore ——————————————————– Delivered-To: •••@••.••• From: •••@••.••• Subject: [OCtech] Digest #10: Technology Tips: AntiVirus; Open Source; Events; Email Merges List-Id: Organizers’ Collaborative Technical Digest <octech.lists.democracygroups.org> List-Post: <mailto:•••@••.•••> List-Subscribe: <http://lists.democracygroups.org/mailman/listinfo/octech>, <mailto:•••@••.•••?subject=subscribe> List-Archive: <http://lists.democracygroups.org/pipermail/octech/> Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2003 13:00:39 -0400 ======================================== OCTech E-mail Digest 2003, #10 —- August 14, 2003 Published by Organizers’ Collaborative, Inc. … Read more…

* Faith, Humanity, and Power *

2003-08-11 Richard Moore Bcc: contributors and recent correspondents Friends, In recent postings we’ve been engaging in dialog with other online communities, or at least with their moderators. Folks like Tom Atlee, Dave Paulsen, John Bunzl, Arthur Topham, and Jay Fenello. Sometimes email lists feel like isolated islands, and it’s good to get messages-in-a-bottle once in … Read more…

Re: Total Despair & The Queen of Hearts

2003-07-24 Richard Moore Bcc: contributors, FYI ——————————————————– From: “Dave Paulsen” <•••@••.•••> To: Richard K. Moore <•••@••.•••>, Tom Atlee, Jay Fenello Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2003 12:30:51 -0700 Subject: Consensus and Place in a Partnership Society [excerpted – rkm] This is a response to a few messages from Richard K. Moore (cyberjournal.org) on the Cyberjournal mail … Read more…

Re: Total Despair & Waking Up

2003-07-21 Richard Moore Bcc: contributors ——————————————————– Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2003 11:19:38 -0700 From: lynette <•••@••.•••> Subject: Re: Total Despair & The Queen of Hearts To: •••@••.••• re: Denial People who do not have the privilege of a university education and who still have the capacity to critically think, are I think from my experiences, … Read more…

Total Despair & The Queen of Hearts

2003-07-13 Richard Moore ——————————————————– From: “Marc Bombois” <•••@••.•••> To: “rkm” <•••@••.•••> Subject: denial Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2003 08:54:44 -0700 > “In the aftermath of 9-11 we can see how very determined US elites are to employ any means necessary in pursuit of their own designs on world domination during the endgame of the petroleum … Read more…

Not Roger

2003-07-02 Richard Moore ——————————— Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2003 04:05:11 +0900 From: Chris Case <•••@••.•••> To: •••@••.••• CC: •••@••.•••, •••@••.••• Subject: Re: Localism, Consensus, and Transformation Richard K. Moore wrote: > The popularity >of Roger Moore’s books and films — in the midst of hyper >patriotism and military conflict — can be taken as a … Read more…

Localism, Consensus, and Transformation

2003-07-01 Richard Moore —————————————————————————- Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2003 10:01:48 -0700 To: •••@••.••• From: Tom Atlee <•••@••.•••> Subject: Re: NGOs, Accountability & Democracy Dear Richard, How do you envision using localism to address the over-fishing of oceans, the damming or re-routing of rivers for the benefit of one area, the increasing likelihood of nuclear war, … Read more…

dialog

2003-07-01 Richard Moore —————————————————————————- Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2003 10:01:48 -0700 To: •••@••.••• From: Tom Atlee <•••@••.•••> Subject: Re: NGOs, Accountability & Democracy Dear Richard, How do you envision using localism to address the over-fishing of oceans, the damming or re-routing of rivers for the benefit of one area, the increasing likelihood of nuclear war, … Read more…

NGOs, Accountability & Democracy

2003-06-28 Richard Moore —————————————————————————- Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003 09:16:47 +0200 Subject: FW: Naomi Klein: Bush to NGOs: Watch Your Mouths From: Helene Connor <•••@••.•••> Resent-To: “Richard K. Moore” <•••@••.•••> Resent-From: Helene Connor <•••@••.•••> —— Message transféré Bush to NGOs: Watch Your Mouths by Naomi Klein The Bush administration has found its next target for … Read more…

re: Neolibearlism, Fascism, and The New American Century

2003-06-25 Richard Moore —————————————————————————- From: “Brit Eckhart” <•••@••.•••> To: <•••@••.•••> Subject: Re: Neolibearlism, Fascism, and The New American Century Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2003 05:22:05 -0400 Dear Richard, Are you watching the currency change from US to Euro? There’s rumor that Iraq oil was to be sold in Euros. Soros is involved in some foundation … Read more…

Naomi Klein: “Elections vs. Democracy in Argentina”

2003-05-19 Richard Moore Friends, An important article by Klein, and well-timed for our Transformation thread. My comments at the end. rkm —————————————————————————- Date: Thu, 15 May 2003 13:15:30 -0700 To: •••@••.••• From: Sam Lightman <sam_lightman<at>saltspring.com> Subject: Re: Transformation: re/ How deep must the scalpel go? You should be aware of this. This is what happens … Read more…