Politics
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Does politics have to be adversarial? Is government that recognizes heart and soul possible? Can the citizen make a difference? What does it mean to vote with your life?
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Are you fed up with politics, but still want to be involved in the issues of the day? Is there a place for respectful, helpful discussion, in which we reach the very core? Is there a way to take action, without petty squabling, without being dependent on the massive government apparatus? We need to think about government from scratch – how we organize ourselves, the way we make choices, the kind of choices we are allowed to make.
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Politics (A Visionary Society Quest)
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"What is called politics is comparatively something so superficial and inhuman, that practically I have never fairly recognized that it concerns me at all…It is as if a thinker submitted himself to be rasped by the great gizzard of creation. Politics is, as it were, the gizzard of society, full of grit and gravel."

Henry David Thoreau
 
Quests on Politics
There are 4 Quests. Each Quest has tools to Explore, Reflect and take action. Select one that interests you and get started!
 
Homelessness
Why are there so many homeless people in wealthy countries? Why is there so much misery on the streets, with people living on the streets, in filth? Why can’t we provide the basics needed for a decent life?
Is there a deep solution, one which stops homelessness before it happens, one which makes it possible for the homeless to thrive, not just survive?
 
The Pandemic
Are we ignorant and selfish (the Left)?
Are we cowardly and subservient (the Right)?
Or is there a response that transcends politics?
 
Immigration
 
Government (plenty Of Content)
 
 

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Does politics have to be adversarial? Is government that recognizes heart and soul possible? Can the citizen make a difference? What does it mean to vote with your life?
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