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The Big Picture

When I refer to ‘The Big Picture‘, I mean both that which brings a degree of perspective to our personal lives, as well as considering our place in the world at large and the contribution we can each make to have it be more in line with how we really want it to be.

“The world we have made as a result of the level of thinking we have done thus far creates problems we cannot solve at the same level at which we created them…

Our task must be to free ourselves … by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.”

Albert Einstein

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Avaaz – www.avaaz.org

A 45-million person global campaign network that works to ensure that the views and values of the world’s people shape global decision-making. ‘Avaaz’ means ‘voice’ or ‘song’ in many languages.

Get Up! Action for Australia – www.getup.org.au

An independent movement to build a progressive Australia and bring participation back into our democracy.


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Articles for 'The Big Picture'

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A Call to Oneness
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