Author Archives: Richard O Fuller

About Richard O Fuller

Quaker, living in the Twin Cities, Minnesota.

Global-Reset Events

Most of my friends know how to “reset” or “restart” a computer. They know that it wipes the short-term memory clean, but leaves the underlying machinery intact, and leaves intact work they have done, that they have saved a copy … Continue reading

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Resilience

So, Andrew Zolli, author of Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back, is part of an association of change agents who have gathered together under the name “Pop Tech.” Andrew “curates” conferences which draw presenters from mostly-isolated “silos of excellence” together with¬†knowledgeable¬†audiences … Continue reading

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Distracted?

Or Terrified Beyond Words? I feel good about what I wrote in the first six posts of this year. And then I stopped. I feel good about that, too. My emotional life, my intellectual understanding, are part of a larger … Continue reading

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Synchronicity, Serendipity, Epiphany & Apophenia

I started my March 30 post with the familiar ironic trope, “just a coincidence…” There, the reader could believe that I think it is more than a coincidence, while not needing to take a position herself. Now I want to address … Continue reading

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Stephen Jenkinson on Our Dying Culture, pt. 2 & 3

So this is my journey, at this point. Paul Gilding has inspired me not to feel marginalized. Not to slink around as if I was carrying a bunch of crazy ideas, rather than having a partial grasp of what will … Continue reading

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Feeling Fear Frees Me, Opens Me Up

Just a coincidence, right, that as I opened myself to the flow of my fear a new friend happened to mention the website OrphanWisdom.com? Stephen Jenkinson has a profound critique of our culture and a vision for some of the elements … Continue reading

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The Scream

Paul Gilding breaks our Great Disruption into three stages. The first he names The Scream, partly because of the shrill tone sounded by environmentalists and whole-planet-systems theorists, and partly in honor of Edvard Munch’s portrait,  Der Schrei der Natur (The Scream … Continue reading

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