The Great Transition: Humanity at the Tipping Point – Part One


Evolutionary Responses to Global Challenges?

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recently described the unprecedented changes facing the world today. “Throughout the ages, people have said that the world is in the midst of big change. But the level and degree of global change that we face today is far more profound than at any other period in my adult lifetime. I call this period the Great Transition.”

In honor of World Environment Day on Tuesday, June 4th 1-4pm, at the PERMANENT MISSION OF NIGERIA TO THE UNITED NATIONS

The Secretary-General’s challenge to meet this Great Transition calls for change agents in every domain to step up to a new level of creative engagement – an evolutionary leap for the entire human species. This program will present creative and effective evolutionary responses in social and human development, scientific inquiry and global citizen action by some of the world’s leading visionaries including:

from the  official announcement:

His Excellency Mr. Usman Sarki, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations, Jean Paul Affana, Brian Kaufman, Ken Kitatani, Miro Polzer, and Members of the Evolutionary Leaders circle, Don Beck, Duane Elgin, Mark Gerzon, Jean Houston, Bruce Lipton, Lynnaea Lumbard, Elza Maalouf, Ocean Robbins, Jeff Vander Clute, Katherine Woodward Thomas and Claire Zammit.

To Register: Please email the NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns (NY)
at csvgcny1@gmail.com before Tuesday June 2nd (Admission is Complimentary)

Sponsored By: NGO Committee on Spirituality Values and Global Concerns (NY) and Source of Synergy Foundation/Evolutionary Leaders Circle

In Partnership With: Institute of International Social Development, World Peace Prayer Society, International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges (IAAI), United Religions Initiative, Forum 21 Institute

Gary’s comment:

I’ll be traveling home to Western North Carolina while this is happening, but if any of you are in New York and can attend this meeting, I’d love to hear your take on what is being offered here and from what perspective(s) the general meeting and the individual speakers will be coming from.

What is the general message here and is anyone proposing specific actions to be taken? Who’s listening? More, who’s paying attention and getting on board? Are the major industrial countries attending, listening? Is there any recognition whatsover on the newest science around Global warming and extinction-level Catastrophic Climate Change?

I’ll be writing more about this, and what needs to happen and sadly probably won’t, in Part Two.

May 15th, 2014 Update: Nothing has changed, nothing is really being done, industrial civilization is still humming along like there is no tomorrow…unfortunate choice of words, but probably true. Oh, the U.N. has put out a report that says we’re in deep doo-doo, but no one’s paying attention. Thje White House followed suit, but it is too deeply owned by the powers that be to actually have an impact of any sort. NASA, NOAA, and even the US Navy have basically said the same things since this article was written, and yet, nothing is happening, nada, zip….and still people think I’m being negative. Oh, well….

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