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“Thinking of yourself as a world citizen is the first requirement of sanity in our time.”
World Citizen Transformational Videobooks chart a course for humanity’s survival on Spaceship Earth…
A new generation of ideas has arisen to deal with this planet wide dynamic. These videobooks provide a toolkit for achieving personal health, community well-being, and global democracy…
Welcome to a new world. The programs you are about to encounter provide transformational information in a readily understandable audio-visual form. They illustrate practical ways individuals, communities, and nations can find health, prosperity, and peace. Documenting a kind of hidden history, they reveal the ongoing work of civil society pioneers who are laying the foundations for an emerging global civilization.
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The VIDEOBOOKS library below comes in four series.
HEROES FOR OUR TIME Practical visionaries offer actionable answers to social problems.
HOLISTIC SELF-CARE Reports from the leading edge of healing disclose humane, affordable, gentle methods to help nature reconstitute the body.
SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY Local municipalities can change the current imbalanced model of economic development by adopting earth-friendly policies.
GLOBAL DEMOCRACY Satellite telecommunications and the Internet have ushered in the Planetary Age, but we the people need new institutions at the global level to make our voices count.
Practical visionaries offer actionable answers to social problems.
Reports from the leading edge of healing disclose humane, affordable, gentle methods to help nature reconstitute the body.
Local municipalities can change the current imbalanced model of economic development by adopting earth-friendly policies.
Satellite telecommunications and the Internet have ushered in the Planetary Age, but we the people need new institutions at the global level to make our voices count.
Mikhail Gorbachev: A Man for the Ages. This short covers Mikhail Gorbachev’s background, rise to power, and animating principles. As Premier of the Soviet Union, he changed the face of the modern world, by helping to end the Cold War and liberating Eastern Europe. (14:00)
Buckminster Fuller: Grandfather of the Future
Geodesic dome designer Buckminster Fuller gives a concise summary of his key ideas, like the science of building design, using new materials to do more with less, and investing in livingry rather than weaponry. (25:00)
Barbara Marx Hubbard: Design for a Positive Future
Host Barbara Marx Hubbard gathered together a multi-disciplinary Design Team that proposes an action agenda for solving society’s dilemmas, such as an “Office for the Future” and a “Peace Room” in the White House. (26:00)
The Dalai Lama: Tibet as a Zone of Peace
Spiritual leader of the Tibetan people and former head of its government in exile, the Dalai Lama has proposed establishing the entire Tibetan plateau as a zone of peace and non-harm. This status can protect Tibet’s ecology and thus the monsoon patterns of the surrounding watersheds in China, India, and Bangladesh, home to over two billion people. (15:00)
Dennis Kucinich: A Prayer for America
This speech originally propelled the Cleveland Congressman into the 2004 campaign for the Presidency. Then while seeking the Democratic Party nomination, Kucinich outlined a number of his main policy proposals. (28:30) Continue reading…
These visionaries show how to bring about a world with peace and justice that fulfills the fundamental human needs of all people and restores the biosphere. Compassion for the preventable suffering of the human family motivates these philosophical crusaders. Their inspiring models encourage viewers in shifting to a more comprehensive worldview.
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Presenting five heroes who have produced substantial real world results, using transformational ideas that expand the range of the imaginable: • Soviet Premiere Mikhail Gorbachev • geodesic dome designer Buckminster Fuller • futurist Barbara Marx Hubbard • head of the Tibetan government in exile the Dalai Lama • and Cleveland Congressman Democrat Dennis Kucinich. (120 mins.) »
Natural methods can reduce stress and restore vibrant health. Foremost practitioners in their fields recommend powerful preventative methods that forestall and treat conditions from minor ailments to serious diseases. Families, health professionals, and healing centers can all benefit from learning these self-help techniques.
These programs encourage balanced lifestyles for individuals and sane directions for society. Conflict resolution skills enable communication and agreement through mutual understanding. Modern industrial societies need to change to reintegrate with nature. Space shuttle pictures of the planet remind us of our essential unity as earthlings.
The principles for bringing about interpersonal community and international peacemaking are the same: including all parities’ concerns, respecting the other as yourself, working for the good of the whole, and maintaining an openness to innovative solutions, all while cultivating a sense of balance and grace. (82 mins.) »
International civil society can help humanity achieve global self-government. One route is by working to transform the United Nations toward a democratic world federation. These videobooks show citizens and leaders how conscientious conversion to sustainable development best ensures the survival of the race.
Acting as legitimate representatives of organized humanity, at the invitation of the U.N. Secretary General to meet in the General Assembly Hall in May 2000, delegates from 1400 community groups around the world produced a document identifying how states, the U.N., and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) can work together to meet all people’s fundamental human needs. (57 mins.) »
We can envision key elements of a world order that works for all: regulating transnational corporations, fulfilling a Bill of Social Rights to care for every person, upgrading global decision making, transforming planetary management through a new U.N. Charter, and seeing ourselves as crewmembers on Spaceship Earth. (22 mins.) »
Renowned health authority Paavo Airola summarizes his findings on nutrition, drawn from studies of the world’s longest-lived peoples. A graphic demonstration shows how sugar weakens the body. A short play featuring early raw food proponent Ann Wigmore teaches in a fun way about good and bad eating habits. (30:00)
Homeopathic medical treatment has been popular in Europe for decades. By using remedies at home to mobilize your body’s own healing ability, you can quickly alleviate bruises, burns, menstrual cramps, and other ailments. (26:19)
Aura Reading and Healing
Rev. Rosalyn Bruyere demonstrates direct intuitive knowing through aura reading. She identifies the status of a woman’s health from the color of her energy field and teaches how to sense these subtle hues yourself.
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Learn Touch for Health techniques of therapeutic massage from the system’s founder, John Thie, D.C. This practical method enables you to read the body’s messages. Discover how to relieve sore joints, restore flexibility to aching muscles, and alleviate back strain. Use this video with the Touch for Health instruction book to bring the pictures to life.
I: The Touch for Health System
Dr. Thie instructs you in the basic techniques of muscle testing, balancing energy flows, and releasing tension through kneading specific muscle groups. (25:00)
II: A Master Demonstration
John Thie takes one client through a complete Touch for Health balancing treatment. (TRT 49:31 – 23:00) Continue reading…
Your expert guide to the art of acupressure is Effie Poy Yew Chow, a Registered Nurse who has studied this ancient healing technique under masters in China. Though the Chinese have practice preventive medicine using acupuncture for thousands of years, Western doctors have only recently recognized the value of needle treatments. Watching this four-part overview, you can now achieve the same degree of healing without needles by knowing where to press your fingers on key energy points.
Dr. Effie Poy Yew Chow graphically shows through physical effects how every person’s frame has invisible energy fields flowing up and down it. (20:45)
Dr. Chow illustrates how to relieve stress and minor aches and pains without medication by balancing the currents running along meridian lines. She instructs you on what conditions this method can help and how to use it safely to alleviate the sufferings of your friends and loved ones. (23:00)
Massaging these four points, you can remedy headaches, clear sinus congestion, and sooth stomach upsets. (24:00)
In one remarkable demonstration, Dr. Chow relieves back pain a woman has held for months by rubbing her hand for minutes. (22:13)
CONFLICT RESOLUTION 3 in 1
Mediate First, Litigate Never
Mediation enables former opponents to negotiate mutually beneficial agreements that resolve their dispute and can save their relationship. (23:35)
Authorities teach the art of conflict resolution, producing harmony through deep listening, letting go of fixed positions, and ceremonial group movement. (29:51)
Russian Rock and Roll for the Earth
Soviets and Americans participate in a giant winter pageant, featuring costumed dancers, hot pop musicians, and symbolic actions toward world peace. (28:12) Continue reading…
REINVENTING CIVILIZATION 3 in 1
Native American Prophecy and Ceremony
Medicine men explain many of their traditional practices and prophesy that modern civilization either harmonizes with nature or faces destruction. (24:30)
Socially Responsible Investment
Financial counselors show how right-acting enterprises offer a better return on investment than weapons-makers and polluters. (34:17)
Voices of Peace
One million people march past the U.N. calling for disarmament, then sing along with Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne, and Joan Baez at a Central Park concert. Only focused mass pressure will make our politicians bring about peace. (22:25) Continue reading…
ACTION AGENDA FOR THE EARTH: STRENGTHENING THE UNITED NATIONS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY, Abridged
The historic Millennium Forum, convened by the United Nations Secretary General at the General Assembly Hall in May 2000, legitimately represented organized humanity. The delegates produced a Declaration and Agenda for Action that proposes an inclusive, fair, and actionable alternative to the current form of economic globalization. This plan shows how to restore the environment, while bringing about a world of peace and plenty for all.
I. Transforming the United Nations
Four authorities picture a world system that works for all. They explain how to find U.N. agencies, guarantee every person food, shelter, health care, education, and employment, and institute a comprehensive peace-sustain U.N. system to reduce armed conflict. (14:00)
II. The Other Superpower Convenes
In May 2000 at the United Nations, civil society delegates from around the globe gathered to represent humankind. They produced an Agenda for Action recommending workable ways that governments, the U.N., and civic organizations cat together fulfill the commitments all states have made to meet the needs of their populations and restore the biosphere. Folk music and dance performances reflected the planet’s many cultures. (12:00)
III. Serving All the People
Illustrated portions of this Millennium Forum’s Declaration as read out at the podium of the U.N. General Assembly Hall portray its key proposals. A self-financing planetary development program can eradicate poverty, achieve peace, tame transitional corporate globalization, and secure human rights universally. (18:00)
IV. Funding and Democratizing the United Nations
A small levy on transborder currency exchange transactions would fund the U.N. to serve as an effective Earth steward. Instituting user fees on the global commons can finance sustainable development and environmental restoration. To democratize the U.N., the delegates recommended establishing a Global Civil Society Forum to define a People’ Agenda and focalize world attention on implementing it. (12:00) Continue reading…
WORLD CITIZENSHIP 5 in 1
Toward a Governed World
Three articulate globalists explain how to move from the present unruly international system toward orderly planetary management. (30:00)
The Binding Triad
A weighted voting system can turn the U.N. General Assembly from a debating society passing non-binding resolutions into a legislature enacting enforceable world laws. (30:00)
Strengthening the United Nations
Making the U.N. a more effective planetary administrator requires regional mediation services, an all-volunteer peacekeeping force, expanded use of the World Court, and a Global Resources Agency protecting the environment. (30:00)
Nine Weeks for the Earth
Reconnect to your highest ideals through this commemoration of the period between the 25th Earth Day and the 50th Anniversary of signing the U.N. Charter. (16:00)
The Challenge of World Citizenship
World Citizens call for a People’s House in a stronger and better financed United Nations. (18:00) Continue reading…