Our Academy was one of the participants at the Green Phoenix Summit (Switzerland, October, 2012) where important and successful examples of social and ecological change in the world were discussed. In spite of increasing global dangers in the environment and the economy, speakers looked at the reality of a “new Earth” from the standpoint of open economic and technological design strategies that would permit decentralized uses of funds through new cooperative lifestyles. Although many people in the world see only a dim future, truly many new opportunities are now becoming available through the use of innovative technologies, from ocean farming and the productive use of recycled salt water for aquaculture to new forms of energy that can reduce fossil fuel consumption dramatically. All of this could serve as both source and conduit for trillions of dollars in economic activity in establishing a truly sustainable ecosystem. Each year, our oceans alone provide about 90 million metric tonnes of fish for human consumption. At the same time they are suffering as they act as a major sink for the carbon dioxide generated by the burning of fossil fuels.
Because of waste run off, dozens of oxygen-depleted ‘dead zones’ have emerged in the oceans, increasing temperatures and problems from the Black Sea in East Europe to the Gulf of Mexico, the vital water zone of Mexico, the USA and the Caribbean. Waters off Japan remain contaminated by the spillage of nuclear wastes from the Fukashima disaster, posing threats to health and the reproductive functions of humans, marine mammals and birds.
Our friends at the Summit were concerned about the ‘Cry of Mother Earth.’ We “know and feel” the planet is experiencing change. Scientists have convinced the World Bank that we are in for financial changes due to climate change and this is now published in their official report called “Turn Down the Heat” (http://climatechange.worldbank.org). A two degree celsius (3.6 degree Fahrenheit) warming is expected by the end of the century, but it could move as high as 4 degrees. Friends of The Academy who are water specialists in the USA and Canada have worked with new processes of decontaminating affected water systems and providing for new sources of fresh water. Other friends are teaching permaculture and ways to protect our ground water, and to make use of hydroponic gardening for small scale food production in controlled environments regardless of climate change.
What is important is that thinkers in the natural sciences and advanced technology who gathered with us in Switzerland also spoke of the need to develop a spiritual basis in reevaluating our lives and making stronger commitments to finding workable solutions to the problems of world society — not just for ourselves, but for the greater whole. There are ways to integrate science and spirit. I would call it the marriage of ‘spiritual values and global concerns’ which leads us into an understanding of the House of Many Mansions.
— J.J. Hurtak, Ph.D., Ph.D.
Winter 2012, Series 7 Volume 1
Fields of Protection: From Sunlight to Pillars of Superluminal Light
Barbara Epstein and Trish Roberson
Tischrede: Peace Building and The Green Phoenix: The New Glimpse of Mother Earth
J.J. Hurtak, Ph.D., Ph.D. and Desiree Hurtak, Ph.D.
Fields of Protection: From Sunlight to Pillars of Superluminal Light (cont.)
Barbara Epstein, and Trish Roberson
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