Power is the ability to make things happen to achieve goals — and it can take a number of different forms. But what is ‘power’, exactly? What kinds of powers are there, who has them and how can they be used?
Memes are self-replicating ideas or cultural DNA — beliefs and actions that infect human consciousness, and are transmitted from mind to mind. What is it about memes that makes them travel across space and time, infecting minds across language barriers?
Environmental organisations and programs are not really about ‘environment’ at all — they are social, because they seek to create new patterns of behaviour among human beings in order to lessen our impacts on the ecological systems which sustain all life.
Three Tips for Effective Sustainability Conversations
Conversation intensifiers affirm your interest, and encourages and welcomes the contribution of the person with whom you are speaking. Why not try these tips for effectively starting and maintaining a conversation?
How often to we get to engage in deep conversation, especially with those with whom we might differ? Conversing involves talking without needing the answers you wanted, and interacting without anyone trying to control the direction or outcome of a conversation.