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Earth Awareness and Climate Change Reality
Date Tuesday January 24
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Humanist Hall
390 27th Street
uptown Oakland, between Telegraph and Broadway
http://www.HumanistHall.org
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorFlorence
EmailHumanistHall [at] Yahoo.com
Phone510-681-8699


Earth Awareness and Climate Change Reality
Presented by the Fellowship of Humanity

Our meeting this evening will feature a film of a talk by Alder Stone. It is the introduction to his Story of Gaia, an amazingly clear and basic, yet sophisticated exposition on the science of Gaia and the climate change that’s upon us. Alder Stone is able to facilitate our learning the fundamentals of systems science and geophysiology by way of his clear exposition and memorable pictures and graphs — which everyone can understand. Over time, in future meetings, we will show films of other filmmakers about climate change and we will show films about other authors in the field of Gaia science. You don’t have to be a scientist to love science! All you need to understand the Earth in this new systems science way is to have enthusiasm for science!

Our meetings have three goals:

1) To understand the nature of the living Earth, and, in general, gain a deeper, intuitive, and awe-inspiring understanding for how nature works, including the nature of Life itself. This is not an intellectual exercise, but relevant to the survival of humankind.

2) To understand the abrupt, chaotic, extreme, and unstoppable 1-in-50-million-year climate-change event that has begun and will force a significant revision of civilization as we have known it no later than mid-century.

3) To discuss how we integrate our awareness of Earth and climate change reality into our own lives; to support one another around sacrifices we make and hardships we endure for the sake of our awareness; and to celebrate our successes in harmonizing with the Earth.

Wheelchair accessible around the corner at 411 28th Street

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Added to the calendar on Friday Jan 20th, 2012 7:00 PM

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