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Crisis: Taking a Stance

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Though its 2 or 3 years old this talk by Maria Scordialos feels even more relevant on this day that Greece is holding its referendum. Two ideas shimmered for me in her talk:

  1. That the word for “crisis” in Greek does not mean something broken or tragic but that it means taking a stance.
  2. That the crisis Greece is experiencing is practically forcing it to become ecological … that relationships and community is being forced upon a society who’s history has nurtured separated individuals.

I discovered her yesterday in a talk with Charles Eisenstein where she raises an interesting point I have wondered about too … how conscious are the current Greek leaders of the shift in story that is manifesting through them?

Offered in respect for the hardships that Greeks have endured on behalf of us all.

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  • By Greece and (economic) Growth - iamronen on July 12, 2015 at 8:34 am

    […] that also goes beyond just money and finance? That is what I was hinting at when I wondered if Greek leaders are aware of the depth of the challenge they are facing. I suspect that even a complete, unconditional debt forgiveness will not […]

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