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The Church of Life After Shopping

A few summers ago, Pat and I came across some videos starring the animated “Reverand Billy“, a New York activist that gives satirical and effective “sermons” which educates on-lookers about unsustainable and harmful consumer practices.

When we were walking through Center Camp at Burning Man in 2010, there was Billy Talen! Giving his Reverand old-style preachin’ sermon on a dusty stage to the dusty folks on the pews of dusty couches. We parked and listened to this guys message for less than an hour. We sang along with the choir, and even shed a tear or two. He’s got a great message!

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1. Writer & Philosopher Daniel Pinchbeck describes the imminent shift in consciousness that is transforming our world.
2. Peter Joseph examines todays economy and reflects our environmental misalignment and the value war.
3. Daniel Pinchbeck at Burning Man explores how art is an instrument of social change.
4. Visionary artist Alex Grey began his career as a medical illustrator at Harvard Medical School, but is best known for paintings that present the physical and subtle anatomy of an individual in the context of cosmic, biological and technological evolution.

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