All over the world, designers are becoming optimists, working together on new solutions to the planetís worst crises
Our Task is Not Complete
A recent gathering of Nobel Peace laureates displays a potent blend of spirituality, morality, and politics
A New Consciousness For a World In Crisis
Geopolitical activist Dr. Don Beck shines new light on our greatest global challenges
From AIDS in Africa to the war in Iraq, Don Beck provides surprising
insight into the cultural forces driving the news of the day.
Is God a Pacifist?
Exploring the Meaning of Peace, Nonviolence, and Pacifism in a Post 9/11 World
Is peace the answer to a world in chaos? Against the backdrop of 9/11 and Iraq, WIE asks the hard questions about just wars and religious violence, and explores the relationship between our deepest spiritual principles and the politics of an evolving global society.
Will Spring and Summer No Longer Come?
The future demands a new worldview
WIE's Elizabeth Debold spoke with systems theory
pioneer Dr. Ervin Laszlo about his vision for the future of the
planet and of a new paradigm of universal
Human Purpose and the Field of the Future
America as Empire
The founder of the State of the World Forum examines the way American power is shaping our geopolitical future
Will America be remembered as the architect of the world's first global democracy or as a power-hungry rogue nation that precipitates a tragedy of epic proportions?
Impressions of Our Emerging Future
From the far out to the close at hand, four futurists zoom out for a bird's eye view on the global changes we're experiencing now and can anticipate in the future—each outlining both the unprecedented challenges and mind-spinning opportunities humanity faces in the minutes and years to come
The Challenge of Our Moment
A Roundtable Discussion with Don Beck, Brian Swimme, & Peter Senge
WIE calls on some of today's most pioneering evolutionary minds in geopolitics, cosmology, organizational development, and spirituality to help us understand how humanity can move forward amidst the multifaceted challenges of our moment in history.
Can Religion Save Us?
Tradition, Transcendence, and Ultimate Reality
Read why one of the most revered scholars of world religion thinks that, in the face of apocalyptic times, our future salvation may be out of this world.
Enlightenment at the Speed of Life
How does the experience of enlightenment itself respond to the changing life conditions of the twenty-first century?
How can the changeless realization of enlightenment help humanity cope with our world of accelerating change? Twelve contemporary spiritual teachers bring timeless wisdom to bear on this twenty-first-century dilemma.
Traditions on the Edge
Can the past meet the future?
Enter a multidimensional journey through history, cyberspace (and small-town America) as a broad spectrum of religious authorities takes on the burning question: How can the world's great traditions cope with the complexities of human life in the 21st century and beyond?
Visions of the Future
The Arlington Institute Looks at the World of Tomorrow
Surprising scenarios of promise and peril from John Petersen, founder of futurist think tank, the Arlington Institute.
For the Sake of the Future
Seven Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Speak About Their Hopes for Humanity
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Rigoberta Menchu Tum, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and others.
The Great Work
Reviewed by Susan Bridle
Susan Bridle considers eco-theologian Thomas Berry's resounding call to our ecological conscience.
The Breaking Point
An evolutionary activist warns us that the fragile systems of our biosphere and global human community are rapidly nearing “the breaking point.”
This Internet entrepreneur and philanthropist has a dazzling vision of a 2050 society and some bold ideas to get us there.
From What Is to What Ought to Be
“The spiritual power of the universe is not a morally neutral force,” declares revolutionary spiritual activist Michael Lerner in this provocative dialogue with Andrew Cohen on Judaism, enlightenment, and saving the world.
Toward Homo Noeticus
An evolutionary thinker gazes into the near future and sees the advent of a new kind of human being.
Transforming the Seeds of Corruption
The renowned Christian lay monk and interfaith activist believed that if we are to survive as a species there must be a spiritual awakening of the human heart, one that transforms the core of limitation into the seeds of transformation.