Author Archives: Richard O Fuller

About Richard O Fuller

Quaker, living in the Twin Cities, Minnesota.

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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Going into my fear

Sixteen of us met with Betsy and her co-trainer, Mysnikol, for a six-week class: Faith and Hope In a Time of Uncertainty. We spent much of our time in pairs and small groups, addressing questions about what we feared and where we … Continue reading

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Fear, Anticipating THE GREAT DISRUPTION

As I opened the floodgates at 4:30AM and let the fear flow in, a lot of things about my life make more sense. Like what I’m doing with this website, for instance. In later posts I’m going to be sharing … Continue reading

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My Playground, March 2012

Like many children, I was a connoisseur of playgrounds. In my day, they were mainly in school yards. Monkey bars, slides, teeter-totters…some things you could count on in a new playground. Sometimes there were surprises. Welcome to my new playground. I slapped … Continue reading

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End of 2011 Summary

I said in my first post on this website I have learned over the last year that developing and maintaining a website is a bit like getting a pet, it’s an ongoing effort which requires regular attention. I have been … Continue reading

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“Transition”

I am preparing to be more active in the outer world, but it will be a matter of following guidance, to see which of the many possibilities draw my efforts. Transition “Transition Town” is what I am calling “a brand,” because … Continue reading

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For my Aug 8, 2010, presentation on Awakening Universe Emerging Personhood

Most of all, I want to share Mary Conrow Coelho’s gestalt, her over-all sense of how things are developing. That rises out of the details, of course, but I don’t want to get captured by a focus on any one … Continue reading

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