Blog 2: Needs, specifically core needs

The Kernel: Our failure in progress is often not just caused from our inactions, but also from our inability to correctly diagnose problems. This inability limits us to solutions for symptoms without solutions for causes. When we see past the played-out narrative of greed, self-centeredness, apathy, et al. as causes for our social inertia, we will arrive at a place of needs, poignantly core needs. And since core needs are central to everyone, tapping into core needs is a powerful and accessible place for change. The magic of change truly lies in these places, magic we will unpack with subsequent blogs.

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Blog 1: To be or to feebly be

The Kernel: We often view ourselves as coming into this world, rather than coming out of it. This Setup problem leads to a disembodied experience with the outer world. This cut-off experience leads to objectifying the planet without regard to it. Adding to this setup problem is a Setting problem from over-exercising our biochemical musculature in the extraction of calories and energy. This over-exercising then sets up conditions for Exceptionalism that has the human species as exceptional to the systems we have come to depend on. The antidote to this imbalance often lies in the intelligence of our innate and inner operations. Unfortunately, we often turn to the external for solutions, cutting us off further from our indigenous path. However, we often have to restore our inner balance as a deep-change-prerequisite to restoring planetary balance.

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