Collaborative Intelligence – Think Tanks — Key Knowledge for Unity, Community, and Collective Action

(Exploring Your Mind) In an increasingly competitive and individualistic world, knowing collaborative thinking could help society a lot. In the face of the challenges that await human beings, it’s essential to learn to think together in order to shape a better future.

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The Importance of Conscious Communication

(Justin Deschamps) There are several pillars of living that once embraced make everything else better in our lives. Often these pillars force us to face our fears and grow. Life improves, not because it’s without challenge, but because we face challenges and in doing so grow stronger and wiser. Communication is one of these pillars. Without effective communication, most of the things you enjoy in life fall apart. There is a science to communication, ancient wisdom that we still use in the modern world in certain places. If we took this wisdom and used it everywhere we could, almost every problem you can imagine can be dealt with as a collective effort. 

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Politics Is Destroying Civil Society—But Gratitude Can Save Us

(Barry Brownstein) Civil society seems to be waning. People are losing respect for the conditions that allow human beings to flourish, warns Jonah Goldberg in his book Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism, Populism, Nationalism, and Identity Politics is Destroying American Democracy.

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Pathological Consumption Has Become So Normalized that We Scarcely Notice It

(George Monbiot) There’s nothing they need, nothing they don’t own already, nothing they even want. So you buy them a solar-powered waving queen; a belly button brush; a silver-plated ice cream tub holder; a “hilarious” inflatable zimmer frame; a confection of plastic and electronics called Terry the Swearing Turtle; or – and somehow I find this significant – a Scratch Off World wall map.

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Is The Power To Heal Ourselves Increasing? — Placebo Effect is Exploding

(Jacob Devaney) Researchers are perplexed by recent studies that have placebos performing very well compared to new and experimental pharmaceuticals. Meanwhile the science of Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) is echoing what mystics and shaman have been saying forever which is that we have untold powers to heal ourselves!

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Hugging After A Fight Can Make Everyone Feel Better, A New Study Says

(Carolyn de Lorenzo) Let’s face it: Relationships have their ups and downs. Even in the best scenarios, disagreements, misunderstandings, and conflict can flare up from time to time. There’s also pretty much no one who doesn’t encounter various forms of stress on a semi-regular basis. And everyone encountering this kind of distress is 100 percent looking for something that can make them feel better after the fact. Well, according to a new study from the Department of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University, something as simple as a hug can help calm you down after encountering a fight or stressful situation. Isn’t that just a breath of fresh air? I think so, too.

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