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After the Art & Eco-spirituality event: What will the future be made of? “Nothing”

A wall of golden engraving rises up, already from a distance announcing the mystical importance of its message. Its size is the measure of the message. When future generations look back at this time, what will they make of it? Clues of upcoming happenings are spread around the room. Something is about to happen. On […]

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Hope after disillusion

We are in march 2020. A pandemic has hit the world. Countries are closing their borders and going on lockdown. Airplanes are stuck on the ground. Something Big is happening worldwide. For many, it is a wake up call, it is also an opportunity for change in our society. If our societies can take radical […]

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Hubs

The first goodbye before new beginnings

This months update from the Berlin Hub will be the first out of many goodbyes and new welcomes – these updates will give an impression of how people who’ve lived here experienced their stay, and what the people joining (and re-joining) are looking forward to in the upcoming months. To not mesh together too many of these well start small.

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Newsletter

Life Itself August 2022 Newsletter

Welcome to our August newsletter! Here at the Life Itself Bergerac Hub, we’ve been hosting our “Light, Shadow, Integration” residency. While enjoying the late summer sun and the cooling Dordogne river, we’ve been dwelling deeply in the present moment and re-exploring our relationship with the intellect. We’ve been considering, how do we acknowledge our culture’s […]

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Podcast

The New School at Commonweal with Rufus Pollock

Meet the MetaModerns: Emerging Movement with Alternative Approach to Social Change This week, as part of our Exploring Social Transformation series, we’re delighted to be sharing a conversation courtesy of the New School at Commonweal with Life Itself co-founder, Rufus Pollock. In this conversation, Rufus Pollock sits down with host, Michael Lerner, to discuss Life Itself’s […]

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Podcast

Jeremy Lent on Interconnection & Shifting Worldviews

This week in the Exploring Social Transformation series of the Life Itself Podcast, we are sharing a conversation with acclaimed author of ‘The Patterning Instinct’ and ‘The Web of Meaning’, Jeremy Lent. This conversation was originally published in September 2021 as part of the Imaginary Society Forum, a forum curated by Life Itself in association […]

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Hubs

Musings on Living in Community

Berlin hub resident, Jaques, reflects on his time living in community. In June, after roughly two years that I mostly spend with the Life Itself Berlin Hub I moved out of the shared living. During this time, the hub expanded from one flat and three people to four flats and a shared space providing a […]

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July Wrapped

Welcome to our July update! The past month has been one of lots of behind the scenes work: preparing our upcoming residencies, refactoring our web3 guide, and contemplating and developing an exciting new project. So lots to be keeping an eye out for over the next few months! The Bergerac Hub hosted an Open Residency […]

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Podcast

Geoff Mulgan on Reigniting Social and Political Imagination

In episode 6 of our Exploring Social Transformation series, Theo Cox is joined by author, professor, former director of the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit and former Head of Policy at Downing Street, Geoff Mulgan. In this episode Geoff and Theo explore why social and political imagination is important, why there is a deficit in social […]

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Podcast

Hannah Close on Animism, Kinship, and the Social Change Ecosystem

In episode 5 of our Exploring Social Transformation series, Theo Cox is joined by Hannah Close, a writer, photographer and curator. During the conversation, Hannah reflects on relationships and kinship, her experience of the social change ecosystem, in particular being a woman within this space, animism and Schumacher College. Hannah is a curator for the […]