|From Azul Amaral on Facebook|
"I am not scared that the world is going to end in 2012, I am terrified that it will be the same."
In honor of yesterday's solstice, which marks the transition from longer nights to longer days, as well as the transition to a new (unwritten, as yet unknown) Mayan calendar, it strikes me that this is the time to resolve what kind of world we want to live in.
The course we're on is clearly unsustainable. What will you do to make sure the world doesn't stay the
12/23/12 Addendum: Bolivian President Evo Morales made a beautiful statement to this effect, saying in part that this moment marks "the end of an anthropocentric life and the beginning of a bio-centric life. It is the end of hatred and the beginning of love, the end of lies and beginning of truth. It is the end of sadness and the beginning of happiness, it is the end of division and the beginning of unity, and this is a theme to be developed." Read a longer piece about Morales' statement on Common Dreams.