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At 7:52pm on June 17, 2009, gunilla caisson said…
Yes so right; we cannot be everything and specially not for everybody. We may think we can since it`s hard to realize ones limits. The wish is muck greater then the capacity... And that sometimes hurt...

Thank you for sharing that part from your book
At 4:11pm on June 17, 2009, gunilla caisson said…
Thank you for your friend request.. Hope we will get to know each other and that you some day will visit me on "The Child Within" or some of my groups here *smile*
At 5:35pm on June 16, 2009, Douglas 'Ou-ee-ii-jay-ii' Jack said…
Hello David,
I enjoy your poetry.
I've copied here an approach (written to another i peacer Born Activitst to cultivating diversity and unity among us, which I hope you will enjoy as a writer.
Hello Born Activist,
I watched the U-tube video 'Twelve Laws for World Peace' and appreciate the unity you are trying to achieve. I appreciate that armed policing or soldering are not acceptable as both feed aggression and inhibit our communication. However surprising, it may be in the dialectic expression of our diversity that we are able to find peace. If each of us is a voice of the earth speaking and all voices are part of a greater harmony, then diversity brings us the beauty of our song together. I work with a method called 'Both-Sides-Now, Equal-Time-Recorded-Dialogues' as a means for individuals and groups to research and find conflict-resolution together. This ancient method of 'debate' (French = 'de' ='undo' + 'bate' = 'the fight') allows us to explore the complementarity of our differences or discover the limits of our consciousness.

Both Sides Now is a call for everyone everywhere to meet with both friends and perceived opponents or wherever there is conflict in recorded equal time recorded dialogue. Participants estimate a time-period to meet usually 90 minutes and then like the talking stick tradition divide the time equally. When one person speaks they record time on their watch (stop watch function on most common watches) the other listens, perhaps taking notes. Then when the time recording is turned off, the other may speak and start their time recording. A voice or video recorder records each session. Many voice programs have automated text-transcription programs now. Participants may choose to speak confidentially however public events such as for peace-making may require the participants to publish dialogues in public media. There is not a sincere warrior or soldier in the world who would choose arms over dialogue if they believe in the message of their cause or role. We believe that all of humanity has many issues to dialectically sort out through such recorded dialogues. This is the academic (open garden in Athens) tradition of Socrates recorded by Plato in ancient (500 BC) Athens where time-clocks would keep track of time and the circle of intentional community recorded diverse understandings of each dialogue. Jesus' tradition of the 12 disciples reflected this tradition in recording diverse aspect in the gospels, each different but complementary. Other world teachers and traditions have used dialectics (both-sides) for peace-making more successfully than Christians.

The First Nation traditions of the Americas cultured dialogues in the circle of the people. The Council and circle processes, Consensus (commonality) and Caucussing (grouping of like-interests), Production Societies, Progressive Ownership accounting through the string-shell (wampum, esnoguay, kayoni, seewan, quipu etc), Apprentice to Elder mentoring, Multi-level orchard food production efficiencies, Male-Female partnership, inclusive economic accounting and other traditions of abundance and peace were all complementary inter-disciplinary sciences.
At 2:14pm on June 16, 2009, Clicia Pavan said…

Namaste
At 6:28am on June 16, 2009, Rashad said…
Hi It’s good to know you. God bless.
Warm regards, love, peace.
Rashad.
Chairman: Hope development Organization.
www.hopedevelopment.org
At 4:44pm on June 15, 2009, Ven said…
nice to hear that:)
At 4:18pm on June 15, 2009, Marique said…
Thank you for nadding me to your friends.

Namaste
Marique

dove beautiful day
At 4:17pm on June 15, 2009, s <3 said…
Glad we are friends xxx

At 9:53am on June 15, 2009, s <3 said…

hug

welcome peace Pictures, Images and Photos

At 8:18am on June 15, 2009, rob said…
hiya David
nice to meet you!
i love your writing, its beautiful
At 7:46am on June 15, 2009, Motorcycle Hippy Al said…

For becoming My Friend here on

"May"

"Flow within You and All over the World"
"Happy Trails" & "Happy iPeacing"

Hippy Al
At 7:23am on June 15, 2009, Motorcycle Hippy Al said…

David, To

Al......."Now You can"

"And hopefully You"

"Happy Trails" & "Happy iPeaceing"
At 7:22am on June 15, 2009, Motorcycle Hippy Al said…

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