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We're going to Iceland!

We’re going to Iceland!

Yes, we’re taking the Gratis Basis camera and our selves to beautiful Iceland!  Why Iceland? Well, because the people of Iceland got fed up with fear, scarcity, competition, conflict and control, and have willed to co-create a world based on trust, abundance, cooperation, harmony and freedom in their country! They did exactly what Gratis Basis...
Finding Your Life's Purpose

Finding Your Life’s Purpose

What I came to understand from my life lessons is when you keep doing things that are not your life’s purpose, something inside you will nudge you, a gut feeling, if you will. And it continues to nudge you until you realize and get engaged in what you came here for. So you have to...
Metamorphosis - Evolution of Our World

Metamorphosis – Evolution of Our World

Metamorphosis is truly a miraculous process that happens gradually and yet the result is so abrupt. ‘Imaginal Cells’ in a caterpillar know when it is time to change, even though the rest of cells refuse to change and even attack those Imaginal Cells. We, ‘Imaginal Cells’, don’t lose hope even when the world appears to...
Mark Boyle - The Moneyless Manifesto

Mark Boyle – The Moneyless Manifesto

Here is a great short film with wise words from Mark Boyle. That we need money to live – like it or not – is a self-evident truism. Right? Not anymore. Drawing on almost three years of experience as ‘The Moneyless Man’, Mark Boyle not only demystifies money and the system that binds us to...
"See the world you want to see"

“See the world you want to see”

We see the world through colored lenses. Nothing in this world has any intrinsic value or meaning as its attribute. It is only our perception – our way of regarding, understanding, or interpreting something – that gives meaning or value to whatever we see or experience. Then, where do our perceptions come from? Throughout childhood,...
Sacred Economics - Charles Eisenstein

Sacred Economics – Charles Eisenstein

In his latest book, Charles Eisenstein traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth. Today, these trends have reached their extreme – but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great...
Regrets of the Dying - Bronnie Ware

Regrets of the Dying – Bronnie Ware

Bronnie Ware is a writer and songwriter from Australia and the author of the newly released book ‘The Top Five Regrets of the Dying’. Bronnie spent several years as a caregiver for dying people. Her patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared and she was with them...
The Venus Project - Imagine a world without money

The Venus Project – Imagine a world without money

This short excerpt from the movie ‘Zeitgeist: Addendum’ by Peter Joseph, questions the current monetary system as it addresses the areas of: Work, Incentive, Civilization. It introduces the resource based economy, a system that works for the common good of everyone. Visionary and self-taught architect, Jacques Fresco’s Venus Project offers a comprehensive plan for social...
Smile Cards - a shift from "Me" to "We"

Smile Cards – a shift from “Me” to “We”

Nipun Mehta created “Smile Cards” in 2003 as a fun way to prove the interconnections of life. What started out as ‘positive pranks’, receiving a Smile Card would mean that you have been tagged with a random act of kindness, totally unconditional and from an anonymous stranger. Based on ‘pay it forward’, by receiving kindness...
Transition Town in Fujino, Japan

Transition Town in Fujino, Japan

Transition Japan: Interview with Hide Enomoto, Transition Town Fujino