Melanie Bennett
  • El Cajon, CA
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Melanie Bennett's Blog

Occupy Earth? -------------by Garry Davis

Posted on November 12, 2011 at 1:34am 5 Comments

It's our world; when do we get our turn in running it?

Last Saturday, as I walked out of "World Government House" where I live and work in South Burlington, and climbed into my Accord to join the local Vermont group at the Burlington City Hall park supporting the now global "Occupy Wall Street" movement, I wondered what would be appropriate for me, a world citizen since 1948, to contribute in a meaningful way. Following Amy Goodman's daily "Democracy Now!" reports of the same…


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At 7:05pm on December 14, 2011, David Eggleton said…

Thanks for the approvals!

At 2:16am on November 18, 2011, Raffi A. said…

Melanie, greetings!

Great to see another person here from the San Diego area!


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Tamera for Tomorrow: A Model for the 99% and Creating Just and Environmentally Sustainable Communities

Lets speak to the deep meaning of the vampire myth in relationship to modern day.  How many people, especially many of us rationalized liberals, realize that myth speaks to reality.   Our issue in not understanding is our lack of an intelligent understanding of metaphor, which epistemologist Gregory Baetson defines as “a language…See More
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"Getting started shortly with the next Gift Circle"
Sep 18
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"Oh, reading your earlier comment, Ben - maybe your 11:30 am is the "gift circle" whatever that is or the " additional hour prior to".  Does that mean that the call/online space opens ahead of time ? "
Sep 17


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