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Don Traub

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Let's Create a Global Declaration of Loving Intention

If we truly want to make the world a better place, we need to make radical changes now. Tinkering with our broken system isn't going to work because there's a race on between those implementing a one world government, ruled by them through their financial system, weapons and various methods of mind control, and the rest of us participating in a massive, global awakening. The good news is, all we have to do IS put our attention on the solutions and the awakening will spontaneously ignite to encompass the entire globe in short order.

The first step we need to take towards accelerating this global awakening is to understand that what is holding us back is not THEM, it is our own collective beliefs in the old systems and institutions that shaped our beliefs and values. We are our own jailers. If we want to unleash the boundless creativity and love that exists in us all, we need to clear away the old thinking that directly or indirectly supports the institutions and systems that block our unrestrained thinking.

Geographic boundaries are a perfect example of one of those old ideas. According to our current global system of geographic, territorial boundaries, your lot in life is predetermined by how lucky (or unlucky) you are to be conceived in a particular mother's womb. According to theory, anyone can scratch and claw their way to a good (or great) life (plenty of food, water, shelter, education, clothing, meaningful relationships, leisure time, etc), regardless of where they happen to be born, but try and tell that to a resident of North Korea or Zimbabwe or Liberia.

How about the idea that the natural resources of the planet are private property as if god decided to make certain families the heirs to the world's resources? No way!

How about the idea that it's OK to force people to pay to kill and maim other human beings as is the idea of wars funded by income taxes? No way!

So how can we possibly address this and all the other obvious injustices? Change yourself.

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    Jan 16 2012: Don,
    Your idea looks similar to what Karen Armstrong, TED speaker has presented. Did you watch her talks (Revive the golden Rule & Charter for Compassion) and read the conversations that were generated? Have you looked at the "Charter for Compassion"?

    By your profile, it looks like you joined TED conversations 4 days ago....welcome:>)
    • Jan 16 2012: Thank you Colleen. I have not reviewed her presentation or her material. I'll do that now! Thanks for the direction.
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      Jan 16 2012: I'm going to look at those conversations in the next few days, thanks for pointing it out. If I see a way to invite Karen into this current conversation, I will do that too--

      In the meantime, "clarity" is on my mind, being that there are so many diverse types of constitutions which can be written. Definitely rich material to draw from...

      We are all only on average six degrees away from whoever we need to connect with, and the internet is only bringing us all closer.

      I am just giving my thoughts and I hope they're useful.

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