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Waning Moon, and Venus

 

What could change the direction of today’s civilization? It is my deep conviction that the only option is a change in the sphere of the spirit, in the sphere of human conscience. It’s not enough to invent new machines, new regulations, new institutions. We must develop a new understanding of the true purpose of our existence on this Earth. Only by making such a fundamental shift will we be able to create new models of behavior and a new set of values for the planet.

— Vaclev Havel
Quoted in Navigating the Coming Chaos. A Handbook for Inner Transition, by Carolyn Baker