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The Biggest Story Ever Told?

I got involved with crop circles because if we’re not alone we would have to re-think reality. What else, besides crop circles coming from elsewhere, can change our worldview? When I saw this Indiegogo campaign for a documentary that’s looking for finishing funds, I knew I’d found a game-changer.

Over sixty school children & other witnesses shared an extraordinary experience in Ruwa, Zimbabwe, in ’94, in which they saw an unusual craft & beings land near Ariel School. This much-anticipated documentary explores the event, and its aftermath in the lives of those who witnessed it.

You can see from the video how compelling this story is. Little children make credible witnesses. If what they saw was accepted as real, we would have the biggest story ever told. This film is in good hands and I am urging people to contribute to the Indiegogo campaign to get it finished.

The late great John Mack, who was head of the Psychiatry Department at Harvard, who is in this film authenticating the genuineness of the children’s experience and for whose work I hosted a fundraiser in 2001, is in my crop circle documentary, What on Earth?.  You can see my movie free if you have Amazon Prime, but you need to get the DVD to see a tribute to John Mack that’s bonus material.

Here are posts I made about him after he was killed by a drunk driver in England while he was there to give a talk about his Pulitzer Prize winning biography of Lawrence of Arabia:

http://theconversation.org/on-the-passing-of-a-great-man-john-mack/

http://theconversation.org/john-mack-thinking-clearly-outside-the-box/

I got my concept of worldview from John Mack. This is what he said:

Establishing a new “worldview”

I want to talk about the matter of a worldview and how it works. It has always been referred to as a paradigm and that has more of a scientific flavor. But I prefer to call it “worldview” because it refers to something bigger. A worldview is the way we organize reality. It is the way we believe things work. In a way it is like an instrument of navigation. Our worldview is what holds the human psyche together. What has been the dominant worldview in our society could be called Newtonian/Cartesianism or anthropocentric humanism. It is a worldview that puts the human being at the top of the cosmic hierarchy of intelligence. The simplest term for this is scientific materialism. In this worldview, matter and energy form the primary reality and there is no larger intelligence in the cosmos. The principle method of study is objective reality, which separates the investigator from the matter that is being investigated.

I thought this was an eloquent expression of the understanding we are working towards.

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SUE’s Soapbox Video: Join the Conversation As If Our Lives Depended On It

 

In this soapbox video I talk about a topic that’s percolating in our world: universal basic income. Three years ago I produced a program about it, A World Without Work, when people in the States had hardly heard of it, and now it’s showing up everywhere: Hawaii has just adopted it, Elon Musk touts it, and it was the feature story this week on CBS Sunday Morning. But what never is mentioned is how it would change our worldview, which is my main interest — and why I got so involved in the crop circle phenomenon. How do we go from greed to compassion as the basic way we relate to one other? What can bring that out? I invite you to dialogue about this in the Conversation As If Our Lives Depended On It. Hope to see you there!

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We Need a Conversation About How to Reorganize the World

Green World

Bopping along through history, with different players but a through line, we go from the emergence of primitive human who took hundreds of thousands of years to even start to use tools, to the more modern eras where we have moved though thinking we could own human beings to recognizing that ALL people, whatever their religion, sexual orientation, or skin color, have an equal place at the humanity table.
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SUE’s Soapbox Video: Bringing TED to the Table

A talk that I produced after TED cancelled my license for TEDx West Hollywood, deeming my speakers dangerous to their reputation, has over a million views now! (See Russell Targ’s talk)

Nobel Prize winners were among the hundreds who protested TED’s “censorship” of what it deemed to be pseudoscience when they removed two talks from their database and canceled the license for my ready-to-go-on TEDx West Hollywood program. On TED’s comment pages, people kept hoping that the discussion of ideas worth sharing would be ongoing, but it ended after TED closed comment tracks. Can we have that conversation on my SUE Speaks website? Russell and Larry Dossey’s talks being what TED found most objectionable, see if you think these scientists belonged on TED’s stage.

Post your comments on my page: Conversation As If Our Lives Depended On It

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Inside the Intelligence

I was tapped to conduct a conversation about grappling with the need for a change of worldview in Inside the Intelligence, a plan that was laid out for my development some years ago.
It has been a guide for me ever since, wising me up about helping this to become a healing rather than a hurting world, and I’m now getting the conversation underway on my new SUE Speaks website. I’m calling it the Conversation As If Our Lives Depended On It and you’re invited to take part. What can be said to inform and inspire each other on the road to the next reality?

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