Regenerate Your Community
Compassionate communication skills give us the foundation for healthy personal and professional relationships. Solid relationships give us the foundation for community, belonging, effective teamwork, and durable results.
Unity within Diversity
From Latin unitas “unity, oneness” and varietas “variety, variousness”. Mixed ethnic community areas where multiple cultural traditions exist.
This is possible with the shared acceptance of each other’s views and beliefs, so long as they are respectful and without force. It is being able to recognize that we are all unique individuals with diverse views and belief systems, and therefore have no right to force our beliefs onto anyone else.
“Just Be Excellent to each other” – Bill S. Preston
NAP is an ethical stance which asserts that “aggression” is inherently illegitimate. “Aggression”, for the purposes of
There are two ways to differentiate between
“If there is any thinking involving an enemy, then it’s punitive. The same if the intent is for the other person to suffer. If the intention is only to protect my own need, then it’s justified. That’s the only time force is justified. I must have no desire to make the other person suffer.”
– NVC Founder Marshall Rosenberg, Ph.D
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Our vision is to discover the true nature of individual freedom and consciousness through unity, community, and the pursuit of self-mastery.
Identity is defined as, “the qualities and beliefs that make a particular person or group different from others.”
As the writers of our Identity, we must take the time to examine and question every preconceived notion we’ve been born with. We must review all of our actions, behaviors, and habits and adjust those that are not aligned with our principles. It is up to us to live as conscious examples by choosing to change our behavior for the betterment of the human race.
We choose what defines us as people and communities. By embracing the principles of contribution, collaboration, and cooperation, we begin the fostering of an abundant society.
Old English freodom “exemption from arbitrary or despotic control, civil liberty”“: the quality or state of being free:
a : the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action b : liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of another.
Pursuit of Self-Mastery
Self: having a quality throughout.
Mastery: a : possession or display of great skill or technique b: skill or knowledge that makes one master of a subject.
Abundant from Latin abundantem (nominative abundans) “overflowing, full; rich, abounding,” Existing or occurring in large amounts.
Community: The People of a collective area that share social values and responsibilities.
Open Source Economics
OPEN SOURCE: From the open source software industry: decentralised, shared, free. From the general dictionary definition: unrestricted, honest, transparent.
Regenerative: Latin regenerativus “bring forth again” renewal or restoration of a body, bodily part, or biological system (such as a forest)
Community: from Latin communitatem (nominative communitas) “community, society, fellowship, friendly intercourse; courtesy, condescension, affability,” a group of people with a common characteristic or interest living together within a larger society
The definition for Contributionism is in the name itself. Everyone contributes their natural skills and talents for the benefit of the entire community. The Contributionism system depends on the contribution of the people, but the philosophy goes deeper. It recognizes not only the contribution that an individual has to offer their community, but also the right to make a personal choice.
An ultimate goal is a society that functions without the concept of money, any form of barter or trade, or the attachment of value to material things, Where everyone can choose to live anywhere and nobody is forced to do anything against their will. A system that provides an unimaginable abundance of all things on all levels. Learn more about Contributionism HERE.