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October 2020

2020 Second International Life Education Forum·Growth of Life

October 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - October 7, 2020 @ 5:00 pm PDT

As in the first session, we have always focused on the core concept of life education, awakening and inspiring more people to respect life and understand life fully and deeply. As the theme of the second session, we focus on the perspective of "the growth of life"-this is based on the fact that many people are only pursuing change, and have not completed, and never even started to grow in real meaning. And we just want to awaken more people's…

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Why Is Process Philosophy Important to Post-COVID China?

October 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT

Why Is Process Philosophy Important to Post-COVID China?  Prof. Xiuhua Zhang, director of Beijing Center for Process Marxism, Chinese University of Political Science and Law, will share her thoughts with John Cobb and Friends on Tuesday, Oct 6, at 10 a.m. PDT.  She was one of the lecturers in August for the International Symposium on “Covid-19 and Process Philosophy,” co-sponsored by the China Process Society, the Center for Process Studies, the Institute for Postmodern Development of China, and the Harbin Center for Process…

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Beyond Sustainability: Ecological Civilization as Ecological Integrity

October 15, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm EDT

    Speakers: Fritjof Capra, Jeremy Lent, and Alice Hughes A new kind of collaboration, toward a new kind of civilization, is needed if we are to shift humanity away from the current civilization that is indifferent to the needs of the most vulnerable and that predominantly has lifestyles and production patterns that destroys the life support systems that sustain life on Earth. Two decades ago, after years of international collaboration and with input from visionaries around the world, a document…

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A Discussion of John Cobb’s new book, “Salvation”

October 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Online

  Zoom Book Discussion with Dr. John Cobb RSVP  https://cobb.institute/event/can-a-local-church-be-saved/ The calling of a Christian, says John Cobb, is not to imitate the beliefs of Jesus but rather to share in his faith: to be open to a loving God in our way and our time as he was in his way and his time. And it is to his hope, along with him, that a truly beloved society can emerge in which love, not violence, is the norm. For…

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Education Reimagined: Toward a Sustainable and Equitable World

October 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT
Online

Join us for our next EcoCiv Dialogue for a conversation of leaders who are reimagining education.   Panelists Hee-Yeon Cho - Superintendent of the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (SMOE) Marcus Ford - Founder of Flagstaff College Miriam Vilela - Director Earth Charter Center on Education for Sustainable Development at University for Peace   About this Event Education plays a significant role in shaping how we understand the world and our relationship to it. Changing our education systems is key…

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EcoCiv Dialogue: Transforming Economies for Wellbeing

October 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
Online

Transforming Economies for Wellbeing: Sustainable Development and Ecological Civilization   Panelists: Elliott Harris Yannick Beaudoin Kazunao Sato Barbara Muraca Moderator: Wm. Andrew Schwartz   About this Event Our economic system is broken. It’s a system designed to grow profit and power for a few, through the exploitation of other people and the planet. Under the leadership of the United Nations, governments worldwide have begun to embrace a new vision for sustainable development. But what does sustainable development entail? What are the…

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Process Thought at a new threshold

October 31, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Online

John Cobb invites the process movement to reflect on the possibility that we are at a new threshold. Maybe, at last, the thinking we have done about creative transformation and ecological civilization will capture the imagination of millions and make a real contribution to radical change of collective behavior. At this gathering we will consider how we can work together to respond to the call to save the world. It’s worth trying.   Register Here

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November 2020

Wellbeing: Ecological Civilization as a World that Works for All

November 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST
Online

  Speakers: David Korten, John Cobb and Sheri Liao A new kind of collaboration, toward a new kind of civilization, is needed if we are to shift humanity away from the current civilization that is indifferent to the needs of the most vulnerable and that predominantly has lifestyles and production patterns that destroys the life support systems that sustain life on Earth. Two decades ago, after years of international collaboration and with input from visionaries around the world, a document known…

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The Ethics, Practice, and Economics of Ecological Transition

November 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm KST
Rachel Carson Hall, Korea Green Foundation, Seoul, Korea (& Online) Korea, Republic of

  YouTube Live Youtube live streaming - only available in Korean After finishing the conference, a whole conference recording will be uploaded with English captions.   Covid-19 has revealed the fundamental failures of our modern industrial civilization. The interconnection of our world’s biggest problems requires a paradigm shift—a transformation of our social and economic organization that is guided by a change in values and worldviews. Solar panels, electric cars, and carbon taxes get nowhere close to addressing the underlying causes…

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December 2020

Harmony: Ecological Civilization as Communities of Communities

December 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PST
Online

    Speakers: Klaus Bosselmann, Tian Song and Jinfeng Zhou A new kind of collaboration, toward a new kind of civilization, is needed if we are to shift humanity away from the current civilization that is indifferent to the needs of the most vulnerable and that predominantly has lifestyles and production patterns that destroy the life support systems that sustain life on Earth. Two decades ago, after years of international collaboration and with input from visionaries around the world, a document…

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