About eight years ago I had the pleasure of facilitating a course for Fritjof Capra, author of The Tao of Physics and The Web of Life,Â Â at Schumacher College , Dartington, UK. It was a life-changing, humbling, enlightening, maddening and inspiring week of sharing ideas on systems change with social workers, entrepreneurs, farmers, health workers and many others. Many of Fritjof’s messages gestated in grey matter for months before they emerged, dazzling bright in daylight.
Capra has dedicated his time to the Center for Ecoliteracy at Berkeley, California, developing the most powerful and effective ways to enable the next generation of leaders, doers, parents and community workers to think beyond the tramlines of traditional education. This article is a powerful taster of what you’ll fin in the Center’s resource base: