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    Locus of Control

    We’ve developed a holistic view of the dimensions of regeneration and looked into the value of leverage points for those hoping to steer a complex adaptive system. Now we consider what may be the most important question of all: what can I do? What lies within my locus of control?

    Donella Meadows identified the most powerful leverage point as

    The power to transcend paradigms

    A paradigm exists in a mind — it is the lens through which one looks at the world. And this lens can be reshaped through conscious effort. You are a leverage point.

    This week we explore ways we can transcend our own selves to lead the societal transformation we hope to realize. Regeneration starts within. By living a life of flourishing, your incandescence can overflow into your family, your community, your workplace.


    Please read the following:

    1. Activities for Flourishing: An Evidence-Based Guide, Tyler J. VanderWeele (2020);
    2. The Principles of Environmental Justice (EJ), People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit (1991);
    3. Applied Regenerative Economics, Louise Borreani (2021)

    More Resources:

    1. Sacred Economics, Charles Eisenstein (2012);
    2. Positive Sum Worlds: Remaking Public Goods, Sam Hart, Toby Shorin, Laura Lotti (2021);
    3. Meditations on Moloch, Scott Alexander (2014);
    4. Transcending the individualist-collectivist divide, Kevin Owocki (2021);
    5. A Vision for A Pluralistic Civilizational Scale Infrastructure for funding Public Goods, Kevin Owocki (2021);
    6. Interspecies Money, Jonathan Ledgard (2022)


    Identifying Key Leverage Points
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