You Vs. Wall Street: 6 Secrets for Survival
Jed Diamond, Ph.D. has been a health-care professional for more than 40 years.He is the author of 9 books, including
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It seems clear that the world as we know it is coming to an end. The“Occupy Wall Street” movement is the latest expression of that reality.Václav Havel, former President of the Czech Republic, recognized thecoming changes in a talk he gave at Independence Hall, Philadelphia, July 4,1994. “Today, many things indicate that we are going through a transitional period, when it seems that something is on the way out and something else is painfully being born. It is as if something were crumbling, decaying andexhausting itself, while something else, still indistinct, were arising from therubble.”
I got my first glimpse of the momentous changes that were impactingour lives in a Sweat Lodge Ceremony with 20 other men at the WingspanMen’s Conference in 1995. During the Sweat Lodge I had a vision where Isaw the sinking of the Ship of Civilization and the survival of millions of linked lifeboats. Since then I’ve been trying to better understand what thevision had to teach me and how we can all survive and thrive during thesetransition times. Here are my thoughts thus far:
Open our eyes, our minds, and our hearts to the reality of change.
“People don’t seem to realize it that it is not like we’re on the
andwe have to avoid the iceberg,” says Rob Watson, CEO and Chief Scientist of The EcoTech International Group, who Pulitizer-Prize winning author TomFriedman calls one of the best environmental minds in America. “We’ve