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    It is an overview of the book The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid suggesting a paradigm change in the way we think about the world s poor Gentle Action 0 COMMENTS MARCH 18TH 2009 By F DAVID PEAT The Dharma Bum There is a new case in the Cases section of the website It tells of Daniel Ellsberg s meeting with Gary Snyder in a bar in Japan and the far reaching implications of the discussion they had well into the night The Dharma Bum Gentle Action 1 COMMENT MARCH 17TH 2009 By F DAVID PEAT Creative suspension I have been suggesting that gentle actions often emerge out of a period no matter how brief of creative suspension a state in which the mind become open to other possibilities and feels free to travel along different roads From talking to artists and writers it is clear that something similar is related to bursts of creativity I would like to hear from people visiting this blog of how they exercise creativity suspension in their own lives at work recreation with the family or when approaching a difficult new problem Creative Suspension Gentle Action 0 COMMENTS MARCH 17TH 2009 By F DAVID PEAT Trust I m hoping that those of you who visit this blog will begin to post some of your own examples of cases you know or may have read about cases involving organizations or sections of society that operate on trust Or examples where trust has been violate and the economic or social consequences of that breaking of trust So please feel free to post or email your examples to me at info paricenter com Gentle Action Trust 0 COMMENTS MARCH 14TH 2009 By F DAVID PEAT New paper A new paper has been added to the Gentle Action library More advice for summiteers on reforming the global casino by Hazel Henderson Gentle Action 0 COMMENTS MARCH 4TH 2009 By F DAVID PEAT Third World Poverty But Which Third One of the cliché s I discuss in my book Gentle Action is of experts and aid organizations who fly in to some third world country observe the poverty and poor living conditions and ask how they can help what can they teach that community and how best to provide aid and financial help But Jonathan Glennie writing in the Guardian newspaper turns that perception on its head quoting for example a couple who had spent 20 years working with marginalised communities in rural India who on their return to Glasgow said We thought we knew what poverty was and then we came to Easterhouse Glennie points to the conditions in areas of the United Kingdom with its crack houses teenage knife crime high percentage of pregnant teenagers and classrooms out of control His article can be found at http www guardian co uk society katineblog 2009 feb 27 development Gentle Action 0 COMMENTS MARCH 2ND 2009 By F DAVID PEAT Two new cases As of 2 March

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    been added to the Cases section of the Gentle Action website It is an overview of the book The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid suggesting a paradigm change in the way we think about the world s poor Gentle Action 0 RESPONSES MARCH 18TH 2009 By F DAVID PEAT The Dharma Bum There is a new case in the Cases section of the website It tells of Daniel Ellsberg s meeting with Gary Snyder in a bar in Japan and the far reaching implications of the discussion they had well into the night The Dharma Bum Gentle Action 1 RESPONSE MARCH 17TH 2009 By F DAVID PEAT Creative suspension I have been suggesting that gentle actions often emerge out of a period no matter how brief of creative suspension a state in which the mind become open to other possibilities and feels free to travel along different roads From talking to artists and writers it is clear that something similar is related to bursts of creativity I would like to hear from people visiting this blog of how they exercise creativity suspension in their own lives at work recreation with the family or when approaching a difficult new problem Creative Suspension Gentle Action 0 RESPONSES MARCH 17TH 2009 By F DAVID PEAT Trust I m hoping that those of you who visit this blog will begin to post some of your own examples of cases you know or may have read about cases involving organizations or sections of society that operate on trust Or examples where trust has been violate and the economic or social consequences of that breaking of trust So please feel free to post or email your examples to me at info paricenter com Gentle Action Trust 0 RESPONSES MARCH 14TH 2009 By F DAVID PEAT New paper A new paper has been added to the Gentle Action library More advice for summiteers on reforming the global casino by Hazel Henderson Gentle Action 0 RESPONSES MARCH 4TH 2009 By F DAVID PEAT Third World Poverty But Which Third One of the cliché s I discuss in my book Gentle Action is of experts and aid organizations who fly in to some third world country observe the poverty and poor living conditions and ask how they can help what can they teach that community and how best to provide aid and financial help But Jonathan Glennie writing in the Guardian newspaper turns that perception on its head quoting for example a couple who had spent 20 years working with marginalised communities in rural India who on their return to Glasgow said We thought we knew what poverty was and then we came to Easterhouse Glennie points to the conditions in areas of the United Kingdom with its crack houses teenage knife crime high percentage of pregnant teenagers and classrooms out of control His article can be found at http www guardian co uk society katineblog 2009 feb 27 development Gentle Action 0 RESPONSES MARCH 2ND 2009

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    v QmUmhFyic9A She came back and sat on her mother s lap and started to sing along Her sister Jordan then jointed in Judy suddenly noticed that everyone in the Waffle House had stopped eating and was singing There was an elderly man who reached across the table to hold his wife s hand It was a moment caught in time For Judy the power of that song was unmistakable it connects everything Gentle Action 3 COMMENTS FEBRUARY 18TH 2009 By F DAVID PEAT What happened at Liverpool St Station London Ok the motivation for this was to shoot a commercial http www youtube com watch v VQ3d3KigPQM But at least it made a lot of people smile See the public s reaction at http www youtube com watch v 9Jv6rHJiNhQ NR 1 Gentle Action 1 COMMENT FEBRUARY 18TH 2009 By F DAVID PEAT New material added to website We have just added two new papers from the World Future Council to the Library section of the Gentle Action website Information on the activities of a literacy group in India has been added in the Cases section of the website Gentle Action 0 COMMENTS FEBRUARY 8TH 2009 By F DAVID PEAT Lord Stone s speech We have just received a copy of a speech made by Lord Stone of Blackheath to the British House of Lords It deals with issues of peace in the Middle East and calls on notions related to those of Gentle Action The text of this speech is now posted on the Gentle Action website under the section Cases Gentle Action 3 COMMENTS FEBRUARY 7TH 2009 By F DAVID PEAT Hello world Welcome to the Gentle Action Blog We d like to use this space to encourage debate comment and contributions around the notions of Gentle

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    com watch v VQ3d3KigPQM But at least it made a lot of people smile See the public s reaction at http www youtube com watch v 9Jv6rHJiNhQ NR 1 Gentle Action 1 RESPONSE FEBRUARY 18TH 2009 By F DAVID PEAT New material added to website We have just added two new papers from the World Future Council to the Library section of the Gentle Action website Information on the activities of a literacy group in India has been added in the Cases section of the website Gentle Action 0 RESPONSES FEBRUARY 8TH 2009 By F DAVID PEAT Lord Stone s speech We have just received a copy of a speech made by Lord Stone of Blackheath to the British House of Lords It deals with issues of peace in the Middle East and calls on notions related to those of Gentle Action The text of this speech is now posted on the Gentle Action website under the section Cases Gentle Action 3 RESPONSES FEBRUARY 7TH 2009 By F DAVID PEAT Hello world Welcome to the Gentle Action Blog We d like to use this space to encourage debate comment and contributions around the notions of Gentle Action and Creative Suspension We d also welcome your views on the role of trust and ethical behaviour at all levels of society How do you see trust operating in the context of your workplace and local community What levels of trust are operating around you and what do you feel to be the limits of trust Creative Suspension Gentle Action Newer Entries RSS Comments RSS About this blog Categories Creative Suspension Gentle Action Trust Recent posts Listening Unsweet Charity Maxims Sustainable City of the Future SHAPE program Complete list of recent posts Recent Comments Andrea Barbieri on Rabbits in Kenya charity on Rabbits

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