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“The Empathic Civilization is emerging. A younger generation is fast extending its empathic embrace beyond religious affiliations and national identification to include the whole of humanity and the vast project of life that envelops the Earth.”

The Empathic Civilization

“The most important question facing humanity is this: Can we reach global empathy in time to avoid the collapse of civilization and save the Earth?”

The Empathic Civilization

“The revolution here is from hierarchical to lateral power. That's the power shift. So increasingly a younger generation that's grown up on the internet and now increasingly distributing renewable energies, they're measuring politics in terms of a struggle between centralized, hierarchical, top-down and closed and proprietary, versus distributed, open, collaborative, transparent. This shift, from hierarchical to lateral power, is going to change the way we live, the way we educate our children, and the way we govern the world.”

The Empathic Civilization

“Turning points in human consciousness occur when new energy regimes converge with new communications revolutions, creating new economic eras.”

The Empathic Civilization

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