Catalysing mass commitment to transformational change

| June 11, 2019 | Leave a Comment

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Media Type: Article - Foundational

Author(s): Andrew Gains

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This is a presentation about how we can align to catalyse mainstream commitment to a life-affirming culture, rather than continuing on our present course of ecological self-destruction. Actually, it’s part presentation and part conversation. We are exploring ideas together.

It is designed to be done face-to-face. Physical markers pasted on cardboard are laid down one at a time to tell a story and connect the dots. They help people keep track of what could be a very complex conversation.

Many people have found this presentation persuasive, because it is concise, connect the dots, and makes sense. As a result, they become enthusiastic about seeding the goal of transitioning to a life-affirming culture into mainstream society.

The purpose of this presentation/conversation is to

  • quickly take people’s thinking to the level of whole system change
  • introduce the overarching goal of transitioning to a life-affirming culture
  • show how we can align to catalyse a movement to seed both the goal and the understanding of what’s involved into mainstream culture.

It has four sections:

• Five Steps to an Effective Movement for Large-Scale Transformative Change

• Big Picture Drivers of Global Warming

• Connecting Aspiration with Practical Action (With a side section on partnership-respect relating in contrast to domination control relating)

• The Great Transition Initiative

 

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