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Change the World
Commentary by Peter Shepherd
That’s a great place, leaving judgment behind. Let's go there!
Every success story is a tale of constant adaptation, revision and change. A company that stands still will soon be forgotten.
Break out of that box, be true to yourself, go for it! If you want something you've never had you've got to do something you've never done.
And it starts at home - first educate ourselves. As Jack Welch says, "Change before you have to." And Albert Einstein, who knew a thing or two... "The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking."
These who care don't sit back and do nothing. Charles Darwin: “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” Evolution isn’t any chance, it’s created. Progress depends on each of us. Tim Cook explained, “Don’t just accept the world you inherit. Don’t just accept the status quo. No big challenge has ever been solved, and no lasting improvement has been achieved, unless people dare to try something different. Dare to think different. The great idea comes from a restless refusal to accept things as they are. The question we ask ourselves is not what can we do, but what should we do.”
Here’s some further reading on this theme...
In this stage of human advancement, you have to look for subtle signs of the advancement of consciousness. But the Pope and Al Gore are apparently feeling a little better about talking about a brighter future for mankind that is not totally dependent on fossil fuels. And when the rest of us finally decide we'd like a better future than the nonsense we experience today, there will be no stopping us! Continues...
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