What's Next? It's Up To Us

The world is in crisis. A crisis is an opening, a turning point, for better or worse. We can use the opening that the current health and economic crisis creates to promote a more compassionate and intelligent future. To paraphrase Hamilton, “ Let’s not throw away our shot. ”

Transform Rage to Compassionate Action
A video is going around – Tom Foolery’s The Great Realization [1] - that highlights the potential for coming away from this pandemic with a more effective future characterized by resiliency, caring and environmental consciousness. One person’s comment triggered the following exchange
 " These pretty, feel good videos are great for the environment and idealistic fantasies. However, amid joblessness, kids in cages and political poisonings...it feels a bit elitist...and caters to the frightened child in all of us. Is this the end?"