Thoughts in progress related to the book “Thrivability – Breaking Through to a World that Works” by Jean Russell.
What follows are excerpts that really stand out for me from the text interspersed with some thoughts they aroused in me;
I invite you to rewrite the story that you tell about your own life. And from there, consider how we can together re-write a new collective story that each of us can contribute to.
The way we are embedded in the society as it is, the conditioning that growing up in the world, and being educated in the systems that existed when we arrived have all informed our capacity to interpret and imagine possibilities has created an implicit context in which experiencing life is set. Perhaps an aspect of rewriting my personal story is to go back through my previous experiences and ‘edit’ (without allowing myself to become delusional or to slip in to denial) the way I interpret those experiences, to look again, through a different lens as…
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