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Our Bright Future #8: Stephen Brooks on Building Thriving, Sustainable Communities for a New Earth, Aligned with Nature

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Many of us are focused right now on building community, and more specifically, on how local community resilience will be key to our survival and thriving as centralized systems come apart, and the world shifts to one that is more local, rooted in bonds of affection, and aligned with nature.

How do we rebuild our society at the local level? What designs for ecologically sound and sustainable communities do we have to learn from? What will help us make the transition, and what can we learn from the community-building trailblazers who have come before us?

We begin this conversation in the Our Bright Future series with Stephen Brooks the remarkable founder of La Ecovilla and the Punta Mona Center for Regenerative Design & Botanical Studies, both located in Costa Rica.

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Our Bright Future #4: Walter Almeida on The Future of Online Networks: How Communities Build Their Own Systems for Connection & Exchange on a New Earth

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What if there was an entirely different way to connect and exchange online that served our awakening planet and its communities? What if we could create our own online systems for connection and exchange? How would we want them to look and feel? What would be their mission, values, and objectives? What goals would they serve?

And finally…

What if online networks were established by communities to serve a set of common and shared purposes defined by communities themselves?

Walter Almeida has spent over a decade of his life developing a technology that he is now open sourcing, that can be used to do just that. To help communities come together, identify their needs for connection and exchange, and then design their own platform to meet those needs, help and serve one another. While working for the corporate world, he never felt the existing platforms served the highest good. He has since stepped out with a mission to create a technology that anyone can use to design their own community network online—say, the Wordpress of online social and exchange networks.

In this episode we plan to dive deep into the world of online networks, how they have largely failed humanity and an exciting vision for upgrading this system via some exciting new technology. Also, we cover an exciting new opportunity for the Ownstream Community to pilot this technology in creating a new community for us, serving our unique needs. Join us!

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Our Bright Future #1: Sarah Armide on Freedom From The Old Money Paradigm, New Earth Communities & More

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We are thrilled to launch Ownstream’s “Our Bright Future”, Building the New Earth series this week with Sarah Armide. Sarah is living, breathing, and working with others on a constellation of paradigms for the New Earth society. Five years ago, a health crisis catalyzed her awakening, and thrust her into a process of radical self-healing. Since healing herself, she teaches others how to heal from illness, and that any “dis-ease”—in fact, any thing we experience in our outer reality—is merely a projection of what patterns we have remaining within us to purify to realize our full potential, life force, and expression of spirit.

In her quest to “release anything that will hold her back from ascending to her highest human potential”, Sarah has worked hard to “depower the deep state” attempts at control and break free from the money game—that is, the false, limiting belief systems society has installed within us about money, value, and work that enslave us from the inside out. In this conversation, we will walk in detail through the process Sarah has used to free herself and others, and live an abundant life directed by her own inspiration and joy. Sarah also spent years living in community in Costa Rica, is on her way to Bali to co-create another community with her soul family, and has given much energy and space to visioning what our lives will look like living in community and in harmony with nature as the New Earth rises.

In this conversation, we plan to discuss all of these topics and more. We look forward to your participation and questions!