Message from Native Elders to the UN


Excerpts from the address of  Chief Phil Lane, Jr, Chairperson of the Four Worlds Internationai Institute to UN Secretary General, Javier Perez de Cuellar & the World Commission on Culture and Development

Very Respected Friends and Relatives,

I have complete faith that, together, we will be able to build a new world civilization.  Drawing on the collective consciousness of countless previous generations, we have the divine capacity to resolve and heal all past grief, fear, hatred and broken trust, while building a just, sustainable and harmonious world that will fully realize the unlimited potential of the human family, both individually and collectively.
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You, me and the apocalypse. Now on TV.

image from NBC website

A new TV show depicts a group of ordinary people who learn that an eight-mile wide comet is on a collision course with Earth and hunker beneath the town of Slough to watch the end of the world on television.

Art, it seems, is finding the themes spoke of by Amper.


A New Story for Humanity coming soon

The New Story Hub is a resource centre for anyone interested in the huge transitional task we face as a global community. We invite you to participate and to help us accelerate our collective understanding of what might be, what is emerging and what must change, both in us and in the Human Story.
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Doomsday clock: Humanity at three minutes to midnight

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, scientists, formed after the Second World War and the threat of nuclear oblivion, said that nobody should take solace in the fact that humanity has moved no closer to oblivion.

The Bulletin says, among other things

“We, the members of the Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, want to be clear about our decision not to move the hands of the Doomsday Clock in 2016: That decision is not good news, but an expression of dismay that world leaders continue to fail to focus their efforts and the world’s attention on reducing the extreme danger posed by nuclear weapons and climate change.

“When we call these dangers existential, that is exactly what we mean: They threaten the very existence of civilization and therefore should be the first order of business for leaders who care about their constituents and their countries.”

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Stephen Hawking: humanity threatened

An article in the UK paper the Telegraph reported that Prof Stephen Hawking believes humanity is under threat, mainly of its own doing.

“We face a number of threats: nuclear war, global warming and genetically engineered viruses,” said Prof Hawking, speaking to the Radio Times ahead of his BBC Reith Lecture.

The professor added: “Science and technology are changing our world dramatically, so it’s important to ensure that these changes are heading in the right directions” .