Beginning to see the light and helping to shift the paradigm

Source: In my previous blog article entitled, What does it profit humanity to know the unit-price of everything and the life-value of nothing?, I introduced Professor John McMurtry’s groundbreaking book, The Cancer Stage of Capitalism: From Crisis to Cure, where he explains in detail why our present social, political and economic operating systems are life-disabling and not life-enabling, which… Read More

What does it profit humanity to know the unit-price of everything and the life-value of nothing?

(Cartoon originally copyrighted by the authors; G. Renee Guzlas, artist) In the previous blog article entitled, The Secret to a Healthy Nation, an attempt was made to identify the ROOT CAUSE of the causes of our physical, mental, social and environmental diseases.  After outlining in detail, 1) the prevalence of the diseases and their risk factors in our nation, 2) the pathogenic metabolic, social, mental… Read More

The inescapable social, political and economic implications of the Lord’s Prayer

“The Lord’s Prayer is Christianity’s greatest prayer. It is also Christianity’s strangest prayer. It is prayed by all Christians, but it never mentions Christ. It is prayed in all churches, but it never mentions church. It is prayed on all Sundays, but it never mentions Sunday. It is called the “Lord’s Prayer,” but it never… Read More

Updated: A Better and Brighter St. Kitts and Nevis We All Know is Possible

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Sexual Investment and Diversity Foundation

Once upon a time, in a land not too far away and closer than you may think, there lived a community of people who were in dire straights.  They did not have the foresight and did not have the commodities, goods and services to attract enough income to provide for their basic needs.  One day, a lawyer from outside came across one… Read More

The Irresistible Power of Unarmed Truth

Lately, in my attempt to come to grips with the root causes of many of our financial, social and ecological crises, I have been drawn over and over again to our dysfunctional neo-liberal economic system, and at its core was a grave misunderstanding of the role of money, debt and the banking system and how they play pivotal roles in the mis-allocation of goods and services in our economy.

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What is good and what is evil?

Many of us may have been distracted during our life journey to not see that physical infrastructure that perfuses and “guides” the world and whose processes are the foundations of all life, and have missed the immeasurable uniqueness and interconnectedness of all things. Absent this spiritual insight, many of us became rudderless and were blindsided by fear and misunderstanding of it all, and in its absence manufactured a worldview of ideas and theories that we now know is antagonistic to the sustainability of all life, be it at the cellular, organ, individual, family, community and planetary level. It is at these levels we more likely than not engaged in activities, be they in thought, word or deed, that ended up hurting ourselves, each other and the planet that supported us. It is this veil of ignorance coupled with fear of the unknown that has undermined the life-supporting and empowering networks in our midst, and our modern political and economic theories have evolved to the point in which we put individual pleasures above collective wellbeing, and the directive of profit-maximisation over and above everything else. It is when our individual and collective activities celebrate and resonate with these life-enabling activities that we become an instrument of all that is good in this world. The flip-side of this statement is that when our man-made rules conflict with the rules of nature and do not synchronise with them, then we in effect become instruments of all that is evil in this world.

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From Fiat Lux to Fiat Money – Beginning to see the light at the end of our tunnel vision

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, Let there be light (FIAT LUX): and there was light. And God saw… Read More

A Tale of Two Covenants

An essay on financial crises opens as follows: “What is mankind’s greatest invention? Ask people this question and they are likely to pick familiar technologies such as printing or electricity. They are unlikely to suggest an innovation that is just as significant: the financial contract. Widely disliked and often considered grubby, it has nonetheless played… Read More

On Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Grace

On the ward round with my students at the hospital this morning, I saw a female patient with newly diagnosed diabetes. I explained to her and the students, that if her diabetes was not properly controlled, she may develop the complications of blindness, stroke, heart attack, kidney failure and gangrene. During our discussions, she mentioned… Read More