Evolutionary Life

Voices of the Emerging Movement for Conscious Evolution

March 2008

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Those who do not have power over the story that dominates their lives, the power to retell it, rethink it, deconstruct it . . . and change it as times change, truly are powerless. -- Salman Rushdie

Once again a new world view is arising ... This idea [of conscious evolution] is the culmination of all human history. It holds the promise of fulfilling the great aspirations of the past and heralds the advent of the next phase of our evolution. -- Barbara Marx Hubbard

We are at the very point in time when a 400-year old age is dying and another is struggling to be born -- a shifting of culture, science, society, and institutions enormously greater than the world has ever experienced. Ahead, the possibility of the regeneration of individuality, liberty, community and ethics such as the world has never known, and a harmony with nature, with one another, and with the divine intelligence such as the world has never dreamed. -- Dee Hock, founder of Visa.

Self-actualizing people have a deep feeling of identification, sympathy, and affection for human beings in general. They feel kinship and connection, as if all people were members of a single family. -- Abraham Maslow

The world is not to be put in order, the world is order incarnate. It is for us to put ourselves in unison with this order. -- Henry Miller

This change from nature-based evolution to human-based evolution is, by far, the largest change to occur since the first single cell life appeared. The creatures that take evolution into their own hands have no experience in the game. -- James Martin, "The Meaning of the 21st Century"