Here’s the talk I would have given at this year’s Prosperos Assembly held over the recent Labor Day weekend. It’s short and sweet: “We are so privileged to have this teaching (Translation, Releasing the Hidden Splendour, Crown Mysteries, 4th Way, Find Yourself and Live, Lucid Dreaming and so on), to know ourselves (to the best … Continue reading “My Assembly talk” by Mike Zonta, H.W., M.
Ned Henry January 15, 2021 · nedhenry.medium.com Just want to say that this blog is open and public. If it’s boring to some folks that’s OK — it’s just my daily life since it’s changed with a cancer diagnosis. So I’m putting it all out there little by little in chunks as they come to … Continue reading My Cancer Journey 1/15
Westin Long Beach Hotel, September 2, 2018 Companions at the Crossroads: We seem to have been stuck at this crossroads for several years now. But not to worry. Some of us have found a way forward. For over seven years now a group of us began listening to the Find Yourself and Live tape series … Continue reading “Companions at the Crossroads” Prosperos Assembly talk by Mike Zonta, H.W., M.
Calvin is on the right. When I made my Oath* of Mentorship in the Prosperos, which I did not do lightly (12 years in the process) I did so realizing that our community can be truly empowered to overcome any obstacle by sharing our ideas, resources, and information with one another, under the context of … Continue reading “My Oath of Mentorship” by Calvin Harris, H.W., M.
We all sense that power is shifting in the world. We see increasing political protest, a crisis in representation and governance, and upstart businesses upending traditional industries. But the nature of this shift tends to be either wildly romanticized or dangerously underestimated. There are those who cherish giddy visions of a new techno-utopia in which … Continue reading Understanding “New Power” by Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms (hbr.org)
Monday, September 5, 2016 – 5:45 p.m. I’ve just looked down at my phone, there is a text message, that just said “Thank you for this life changing weekend.” I smile, I am feeling the exhaustion from all that had lead up to and during the Assembly weekend. I felt touched that someone would text … Continue reading PROSPEROS ASSEMBLY 2016 JOURNAL ENTRY 3 by Calvin Harris, H.W., M.
By Calvin Harris, H.W., M. Saturday, September 3, 2016 – 9:45 p.m. My thoughts are reeling about what has transpired thus far, as I attempt to quiet myself for sleep. and yet the mind feels fully awake reviewing all that has occurred today and yesterday. It is the end of day two of The Prosperos Assembly … Continue reading JOURNAL ENTRY 2 the PROSPEROS ASSEMBLY 2016
Scholars on the Nazis and anti-Semitism have seen this before by Jason Stanley February 4, 2021 (ustsecurity.org) On January 6, Trump supporters gathered at a rally at Washington DC’s Ellipse Park, regaled by various figures from Trump world, including Donald Trump Jr. and Rudy Giuliani. Directly following Giuliani’s speech, the organizers played a video. To a … Continue reading Movie at the Ellipse: A Study in Fascist Propaganda
What we find persuasive has very little to do with objective truth K. J. L. Kjeldsen · Oct 19 · Medium.com It seems like we’re always talking about “the battle of ideas” these days. This is nothing new— John Stuart Mill famously coined the term, “the marketplace of ideas” to describe open discourse within free societies. Given the availability … Continue reading Debate is Not Truth-Seeking
By Suzanne Deakins, H.W., M. The first-time universal consciousness really penetrated me was when I was sitting in the assembly hall at the Inner Space Center in Santa Monica. Thane was talking about Universal Consciousness. I remember thinking how limited my thinking had been. Like many I had been thinking in a narrow stream more … Continue reading Patch Work of Consciousness