WikiLeaks in context

2010-12-17 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ________ Below are several articles about WikiLeaks, from various perspectives. I recommend those if you want to be well-informed about the topic. At the same time, I have my own way of examining the situation. Hillary Clinton has called WikiLeaks “an attack on the international community”. Coming from her, we must … Read more…

re: The Zeitgeist Movement & the NWO

2010-11-26 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ________ Zeitgeist the movie http://www.zeitgeistmovie.com/ The Zeitgeist Movement & the NWO http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cyberjournal/message/465 Prognosis 2012The elite agenda for social transformation http://rkmdocs.blogspot.com/2010/02/prognosis-2012.html _______ Rob wrote: Hi Richard, I tend to agree that Zeitgeist 2- The Addendum may be going in the wrong direction with the plenty for all Venus Project idea.  But … Read more…

The Zeitgeist Movement & the NWO

2010-11-23 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ________ Zeitgeist website: http://www.thezeitgeistmovement.com/joomla/index.php?Itemid=50 _______ Greetings, In order to understand what the Zeitgeist Movement is about, we need to consider who the intended audience is, what the effect is on them, and we need to know something about the NWO agenda.  Because of the way the film denigrates religion, the … Read more…

re: tangled ball of assumtions

2010-11-17 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ________ Previous posting: re-2: We the People: manipulation vs. democracy http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cyberjournal/message/463 ___________ Jim Fadiman wrote: Very glad I read your wonderful essay which is also about the goals of real education and real psychotherapy and real entheogenic experience as well. And as a reward I found your comment to my … Read more…

re: We the People: manipulation vs. democracy

2010-11-07 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ________ We the People: manipulation vs. democracy http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cyberjournal/message/461 Related cartoon by Ben Garrison: http://garrisongraphics.blogspot.com/2010/08/march-of-tyranny.html   — Sue Stubenvoll wrote: Hi Richard   Interesting ideas as usual.  ‘We’ is also used as a way to make someone’s own views appear more important or better supported than they really are by using … Read more…

rkm: research history

2010-10-23 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ________ 2012: Crossroads for Humanity http://rkmdocs.blogspot.com/2010/07/toc-2012.html _______ Greetings, I recently got these questions from a correspondent: I’’d like to know more about your co-op work and thinking. Is this to be a co-operative of multiple semi-independent business activities? Where are you doing this work? In responding, I found myself giving them … Read more…

Community empowerment: a shift in strategy

2010-10-14 Richard Moore Bcc: Glasgow folks & other relevant friends ________ Re/   2012: Crossroads for Humanity http://rkmdocs.blogspot.com/2010/07/toc-2012.html Community development: The Co-op Coupon Model http://www.transitiontowns.org.nz/sites/transitiontowns.org.nz/files/CouponDevelopmentModel.pdf ________ Greetings, I wrote the first three chapters of the new Crossroads book in just one month. Those are about ‘the problem’, and describing problems is much easier than solving them. … Read more…

cj dialog 6 Oct

2010-10-06 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ____________________ re/ cj dialog 18 Sep http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cyberjournal/message/455 Sue Stubenvoll wrote: Hi Richard   Your thoughtful and pragmatic analysis and suggestions are really valuable and thought provoking. This 1960’s ‘stream of consciousness’ stuff seems best left to people who love the sound of their own voice and have so little useful to … Read more…

Mondragon comes to Richmond California

2010-09-26 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ________ Worker’s co-ops are the single most transformative thing communities can undertake, particularly in conjunction with local currencies. Much more significant than Transition Towns type activities. rkm ________ http://www.solidarityeconomy.net/2010/09/23/richmonds-green-party-mayor-signs-letter-of-intent-with-spains-mondragon-coops/ http://tinyurl.com/35tl7lb The Mondragon Cooperative Experience: A Model for Richmond, California?   By Gayle Mclaughlin Imagine a world where businesses derive their … Read more…

cj dialog 18 Sep

2010-09-18 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ________ re/ Spirituality & ‘transformation of consciousness’ http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cyberjournal/message/446 Jay Fenello wrote: Hi Richard, In looking at the systemic problems that exist in the world today, the only way I can envision the “system” changing is through a global awakening of consciousness.  That’s why I’ve been writing about the five dimensions … Read more…

cj dialog 8 Sep

2010-09-08 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ________ re/ Scotland trip report http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cyberjournal/message/445 Thomas Brinson wrote: Indeed, Richard, most intriguingly . . . Atman experiencing Atman. !~!~!  This reminds me of a poem I wrote a number of years ago: eventide  pastel dusk descends sharp edges of daylight fade everywhere mute   duck mates aimless stroll seeking … Read more…

Re: spirituality & transformation

2010-08-21 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ________ From: Sharon Stevens Date: 17 August 2010 01:01:21 IST To: •••@••.••• Subject: [Fwd: Fwd: Scotland trip report] Dear Richard, You wrote me once, after I sent you something on alienation and spirituality, to suggest that my experience complemented a gap in yours. It sounds as if that is no longer true! It’s really … Read more…

Scotland trip report

2010-08-14 Richard Moore Greetings, I’ve returned from a very pleasant visit to Scotland, guests of my good friends Jim and Maureen MacGregor. We had good times together, at the Edinburgh Festival and elsewhere, but mainly for me it turned out to be a retreat. No net and no connection to the outside world. Just reading, … Read more…

What is ‘community empowerment’?

2010-07-27 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ________ Ch 5: The emergence of community empowerment URL: http://rkmdocs.blogspot.com/2010/07/community-empowerment.html Richard K. Moore•••@••.••• Last update: 26 July 2010 Table of Contents: 2012: Crossroads for Humanity Escaping marginalism Previously posted  What is ‘community empowerment’? My dictionary suggests these usages of ‘empower’: I empowered my agent to make the deal for me. The local … Read more…

rkm out of contact: July 29 – Aug 10

2010-07-26 Richard Moore Greetings, I’ll be visiting my friend and fellow writer Jim MacGregor in Scotland, July 29 – Aug 10. I’ll be out of email contact for the duration. best wishes to all, richard _________________ archives: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cyberjournal/messages http://groups.yahoo.com/group/newslog/messages

Ch 5 / take 2: “Escaping marginalism”

2010-07-24 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ________ Greetings, As you saw in a previous posting, I tried to begin this chapter with the section, What is community empowerment? I got stuck in developing that theme, and realized a prequel is necessary. Here it is. cheers, rkm _____________ Ch 5: The emergence of community empowerment URL: http://rkmdocs.blogspot.com/2010/07/community-empowerment.html Richard … Read more…

re: localization etc.

2010-07-20 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ________ James wrote re/ ’emergence of localism’: Hi Richard, in considering community organisation, I strongly suggest you look at models outside the West where community structures have never died and are still vital to healthy social functioning. The one that springs most immediately to my mind is the Balinese ‘Banjar’ … Read more…

2012: Crossroads for Humanity

2010-07-19 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ________ Greetings, Thanks for your many comments. I’ll be posting some and answering some personally, and all of them have provided useful insights and feedback. I’ve picked a tentative title for our book, and it is ‘ours’, in light of your invaluable participation.  I’ve also set up a web page … Read more…

Ch 5: The emergence of community empowerment

2010-07-15 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ________ Ch 5: The emergence of community empowerment Richard K. Moore•••@••.••• 15 July 2010What is community empowerment? My dictionary suggests these usages of ‘empower’:       I empowered my agent to make the deal for me. The local ordinance empowers the board of health to close unsanitary restaurants. In this same sense, … Read more…

“Awakening grassroots energy”

2010-07-13 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ________ Greetings, I’ve just finished the final section of Chapter 4, “Awakening grassroots energy”. Links to the whole book are below, FYI, and the new section is below that. Please don’t be shy about making suggestions, or complaints, about content, style, or whatever. Let me know if you say something … Read more…

re: Take 4 – Ch 4, plus ‘co-ops’

2010-07-06 Richard Moore Bcc: contributors, reviewers, & FYI _____________________________ Greetings,  Not many people have responded to the ‘Take 4’ posting, but there have been a few interesting comments and questions. I’ll take the lack of response as a sign that I’ve done a reasonable job of incorporating people’s suggestions. At the bottom is the latest … Read more…

Connie Fogal: Question to Richard Moore

2010-06-21 Richard Moore Bcc: Connie Fogal, others FYI ________ In case any of you aren’t aware, Connie Fogal is a prominent Canadian activist, living in Vancouver. She was formerly leader of the Canadian Action Party, and has worked tirelessly for years against globalization and free-trade agreements. Recently she has been on a break from activism, … Read more…

The Gulf Gusher and the NWO

2010-06-18 Richard Moore Bcc : FYI ________ Background material: George Soros outlines NWO plans http://groups.yahoo.com/group/newslog/message/3438 Daniel Estulin exclusive: Bilderberg are terrified! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UN9eiicrm8M BP ecocide: 1 million gallons of neurotoxins added to oil http://groups.yahoo.com/group/newslog/message/3408 Corexit dispersants suspected in widespread crop damage http://groups.yahoo.com/group/newslog/message/3438 BP Death Clouds Already Onshore! Benzene-3400ppb http://groups.yahoo.com/group/newslog/message/3439 John Doty: Oil Disaster Will Be End … Read more…

re/ Ch 4: Community empowerment

2010-06-07 Richard Moore Bcc: contributors ____________ Madeline Bruce wrote: I appreciate the inclusive, interactive nature of your communication more and more Richard.  I read along, and my heart lifts at the idea of small community planning, and then it sinks, as I recall the male domination that happens in even tiny community groups.  I’m sorry … Read more…

newslog: a searchable resource

2010-05-23 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ____________ Greetings, Quite a bit of my time each day is spent reviewing news articles and posting the most useful ones to newslog, often with a bit of commentary. In all humility, I think newslog is perhaps the best single source of interesting news on the web, in terms of … Read more…

re: New book: preview of next chapter

2010-05-18 Richard Moore Bcc: FYI ________ Paul Cienfuegos wrote: greetings richard, i hope you’re closely following the groundbreaking work of CELDF.org on the topic of we the people rising up at the local level and developing “community rights” for people and nature. imo, there is no more important or exciting work being done today anywhere … Read more…