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We’re exploring systems design and personal development, spiritual activism and neuroscience and the many, many deeply thoughtful, deeply soulful practices being explored around the world which throw light on our journey towards the evolution of consciousness.

What’s an Economy for, anyway?

What’s an Economy for, anyway?

What’s our economy for? Does it have to keep growing at the expense of all we hold dear, the things that make life worth living? Or can we re-imagine a new way of doing things that would value what matters most to us, and keep people and planet healthy?

Bonus Episode: Manda’s Basic Tips for Writers

Bonus Episode: Manda’s Basic Tips for Writers

Thrutopia is open to everyone who tells stories in whatever form. But if you’re in the early stages of your writing journey and want some support, these are Manda’s Ten Key Pointers to writing well: a basic Writing Apprenticeship in an hour!

Daring to risk: finding our purpose in a turbulent world

Daring to risk: finding our purpose in a turbulent world

What do we do when the world isn’t working for us? When our every fibre rages against the machine and our place in it? Maggie Ostara talks about her own path from a high-flying academic career, through to a life of clear purpose and contribution that has authenticity, integrity and power.

We we need Thrutopias

We we need Thrutopias

Imagine a future where our great grandchildren look back and say, ‘Yes, it was hard. Yes, they made mistakes. Yes, they left it way, way too late, but that was because they didn’t know what to do. And my goodness, when they had the visions, they threw themselves into making them happen. And we’re here now, living lives we love, because they took the risk to change the way things worked.’

Activism by Design

Activism by Design

How can we use the leading edge of design thinking to create climate activism that really works? Dave Johnson is a lawyer, teacher, writer and design thinker who is bringing his breadth of understanding to bear on the climate and ecological emergency.

Stairway to Heaven: Food, Farming and the Regeneration of our landscapes

Stairway to Heaven: Food, Farming and the Regeneration of our landscapes

How can we improve our health, reduce the costs to the NHS by 50%, restore soil biodiversity, reduce flooding, reverse ecosystem decline and draw carbon down from the atmosphere into the earth’s crust? Regenerative Farming does all of these and more – and Patrick Holden, Founding Director and Chief Executive of the Sustainable Food Trust is at the heart of a movement to spread the word around the world.

The Whispers of a New World

The Whispers of a New World

How can we shape our culture to be one where everyone thrives? How can we write our new stories where everyone is heroic? How can we connect to the world of spirit in ways that include everyone? With Tamsin Omond, climate activist, strategist, organiser and visionary.

Thrutopia: changing the world through stories

Thrutopia: changing the world through stories

We live on stories. We thrive on visions of futures we want – or terrify ourselves with those we definitely don’t. But when it comes to our own near-term future, we don’t have the stories that tell us how we got it right. So we need to write them – Urgently! Come and join us on a unique 6 month Masterclass, writing our way to the futures we want and need.

Earth Alchemy, Ceremonies and Soul Journeys

Earth Alchemy, Ceremonies and Soul Journeys

What is the nature of being and belonging in the current world? How can we honour the rite of passage that is happening, and let go of the old ways, let them die to the past, live in the liminal space of unknowing, and step into a future that emerges from the best of who we are?

An Earth-Based Kabbalah of Dreams

An Earth-Based Kabbalah of Dreams

How do we understand dreams in ways that make sense of 21st Century life? How can we interpret them in ways that have meaning for us as individuals, in the complexity of our lives?
Rabbi Jill Hammer has explored the depths of dreams and here talks to us about what she learned, and some of the dreams that touched her most deeply.

Transport for a flourishing Future: Zero deaths, Zero Emissions, Zero Carbon

Transport for a flourishing Future: Zero deaths, Zero Emissions, Zero Carbon

As we lurch towards irreversible climate chaos, how can we begin to pull back from the edge? This week, we look specifically at the area of transport: how can we be mobile and yet reach the 3 Zeroes of Death, Emissions and Carbon? What would it mean to live in an area with fair, free, extensive public transport? And how can we make this happen. Our lively, inspiring conversation with Dr John Whitelegg has answers.

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