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|1) Texts for reflexion
|3) Texts concerning DCH
Essays + Our practice
|5) The Manifesto and Covenant
||6) Other writers|
|1) Texts for reflexion - Themes - Texts by us|
After our community day and sharing about generosity (26th May), Jen provides here her text for further reflection:
2) Australia - Aboriginal People
What can we do at DCH to discover a true connexion to Aboriginal people and culture?
3) Texts concerning more specifically the practice at DCH
A few texts and essays about our practice:
A reflexion about our practice and future at DCH:
4) Ecology - Climate change
About climate change: This text has been written as a feedback after a talk at the Bermagui Institute by Prof. Lesley Hughes (Prof. biology at Macquarie Uni and member of Climate Council) - Febr. 2019. It proposes two immediate actions: Two proposals for a direct action against climate change:
4) The Tipping Point Covenant
A Manifesto and Covenant for a meaningful Life in a facturing World
We live in a time of urgency: the environment (climate change) calls for a urgent and radical change of life in harmony with the cycles of the universe and of nature; the economy is controlled by a few powerful interests and our humanity is reduced to be the cogs of a system that has lost its meaning; social coherence and solidarity have degenerated into a violent competition where enything seems acceptable.
We live also in a time when truth seems to be so flexible that anything goes. It is then essential to dare to affirm what is central in our lives. We (David Oliphant and Yves de Morsier) have tried to do this exercise (which is not simple at all). Out of this attempt a text has taken shape.
You can download here the main documents:
ANY COMMENTS ARE WELCOME AND WILL BE VERY HELPFUL!
It is accompanied by a basic Covenant of 12 commitments that allows to translate the spirit of the Manifesto into everyday action.
This is what unites us. The WHY: The Manifesto and the basic Covenant - 18p
5) Other writers
Texts by Vaclav Havel (1936-2011), writer and so called "dissident" under the prosovietic regime; then President of Czekoslovakia (1989-92), first President of the Czech Republic (1993-2003: