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Coming up at YIP:

Date/Time Event
21 Apr - 25 Apr
Week 17

Wrap-up Initiative Forum

With: Organizing Team

28 Apr - 02 May
Week 18
Sacred Economics, Sacred Activism

Sacred Economics, Sacred Activism

With: Charles Eisenstein

29 Apr
Week 18
Lecture: Charles Eisenstein - Is Earth Really Alive?

Lecture: Charles Eisenstein - Is Earth Really Alive?

The international youth initiative program (YIP) presents a lecture by Charles Eisenstein, Author of “Sacred Economics” and “The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible

Is Earth Really Alive?
While most scientists today endorse some version of James Lovelock’s Gaia Theory, it has always been a little scientifically disreputable. So, scientists take pains to say Earth only behaves like a living system, it isn’t actually alive. In this talk, Charles explores why the idea of a living Earth is so uncomfortable, addressing deep cultural narratives that implicate technology, economics, indigenous worldviews, cultural imperialism, and the human relationship to nature.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29th kl. 19.30 – 21.00

05 May - 09 May
Week 19

Spring Curriculum (TBC)

Spring Curriculum – Contributor to be confirmed

12 May - 16 May
Week 20

Conflict Resolution

Spring Curriculum – Contributor to be confirmed




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