The Curiously Democratic Invitation

RE: Cooperative MultiCultural HealthCare Development

Dear Neighbors, Community Civic Civilians:

Curious about win/win economic and political games
co-investing and co-empowering

and present
and healthy regenerative future civilizations,
civil rights
and civic-recentering
curiously interdependent,

Both analogically Either/Or RightWing dominant
and metaphorically Both/And LeftWing prominent
ego/eco enlightening
systemically cooperative
thinking/feeling to ask questions
and imagine, together,
possible win/win healthy and safe future opportunities
without quite so much win/lose unhealthy unsafe family
and individual,
global and local community climate risk

Remembering shadows of indigenous
intimate nature/spirit consciousness
of sacred ecosystemic climax worshipers
and secular multiculturally awesome neighbors
presenting cooperatively co-investing potential
in our communal ecosystemic habitat
for all health-and-safety communal EarthTribes.

You are receiving this invitation
to a virtual win/win community economic development PlaySpace
biased and privileged toward cooperative
democratic win/win health systems

A virtual neighborhood multicultural recovery dialogue
including local faith communities
with contemporary democracy empowering missions
interfaith eco-politically enlightening discussions

re-ligioning physical empowerment
through civil rights
and civic mind-bodied
rights and lefts bicamerally depolarizing
toward win/win historical
personal and political
and economic co-investment experiences

metaphysical interior felt faith
in democratizing spiritual-mental health
within compassionate communication templates
of non-violent communion
transubstanting left/right multilateral union,

As one interdependent civil civic community
cooperative win/win
co-investing in Economic Development Virtual Games
for 20/20 collaborative revisioning
and 50/50 co-responsive
private/public realtime healthy outcomes
through ego/eco-systemic multiculturing
empowering long-term
GoldenRule restoration wealth

Of cooperative democratic win/win Trust,
polynomial Yang
with Not(Not) binomial
polyphonic Yintegrity

Rooted in historical/multicultural
EcoPolitical NonZero-Soul
Whole Systemic
Compassionately Curious
Local through Municipal through Global through Munificent
NonViolent Communication Systems
of and for
cooperatively causing and effecting
Restorative PostPandemic EarthJustice.

With Warm Namaste Wishes,

Your Community Economic Development Commission


UnRepentant Self Idolaters

“The simplicity
of total trust
is one of the most powerful forces
in the world.”
Sogyal Rinpoche

The Rinpoche’s faith
in radically democratic trust,
feels too wildly green-inclusive madness
to address the therapeutic mediator’s,
and/or non-violent communication mentor’s,
and/or EarthCentered restorative justice student’s
non-elite, grassroots-biased dilemma:

“Oops, this unrepentant predator,
too patriarchally
and capitalistically ego-centered,
is both dissociatively wrong
and illicitly
and immorally
pathologically winning
privileged yet again.”

A similar faith statement
to the Rinpoche’s
feels closer to a median mediator’s mark:

The integrity
of fully informed
and resilient democracy
is one of Earth’s deepest empowering functions
found in cooperatively win/win compliant WorldViews
and naturally,
co-arising political
co-invested economic
ego/eco-systemic responsibility.

To recognize, re-cognize,
my informed healthy best interest
cannot diminish your most robust,
nor future generations’ most resilient,
self/other GoldenRule interests,
while still multiculturally meeting democratic cooperative standards
of strong/flowing resonance

For cooperatively informed civil
multicultural trust intelligence
without neglecting
left-hemisphere ego-centering compassion,
ego/ecosystemic bilaterally contextual passion

As cooperative citizens of empowering States
and Municipalities
and EarthCentric Incorporations,
and WorldView Ego-Eco Recentering Mediators
Therapeutic Mensches
CoMessiahs for Earth Peace/Paradise
Bodhisattvas for Inside/Outside
Spiritual/Natural Voices

Deeply heard and appreciated
as integral residents with integrity
enlightening Earth LifeSystems
and compassionately communicating,
listening for and speaking of,
democratically healthy trust communities,

Where multiculturing diversity
is appreciated
and win/win strategic compliance
with ego/eco-systemic bilateral flexibility,
creolizing flow,
transubstantiating functional standards
for cooperative democratic stewardship
promotes further GoldenRule revolutions,

GoldenStrength Ratios,
GoldenElixir Win/Win TrustFlow
essential for empowering
and enlightening health/wealth trust:

not so much co-gravitating
entropically fatigued
unhealthy bipolar
reactive win/lose competitions,
corporate business as usual distrust.”

Yet rather more
left/right-winged bicameral democracy,
co-arising dipolar trust,
faith, if you please,
in active
cooperatively-held hope
from past
through future
health-wealthing regenerous
democratizing emergent powers
bilateral co-passion
polypathically enlightened

synergetically communicating

“The simplicity
of total
[win/win strategic opportunity for building]
is one of the most powerful
[win/lose undemocratic health-risk reduction]
forces in the world.”


Judging v Mediating

Judging v Mediating,
like Teaching v Mentoring,
like dogmatic Preaching v compassionately Communicating,

As felt
and appreciated by my LeftBrain dominant
RightWing hand
nurturing StraightWhite patriarchal
overpoweringly privileged
systemically elitist judgment

Branching, colonizing,
extending up and out in many capitalist predation,
LeftBrain patriarchally Yang dominant
competitive win/lose economic
and non-ecological co-relational memories
of investing in egocentric
win/lose retributive
authoritative Answer-Seeking

Yet also rooting down and out
as a co-mediator
mentoring ecofeminist listening,
speaking as democratically acting,
cooperative win/win enlightening,
with Left/Right informed bivameral preference
for discussing holistic
cooperatively trusting balance
with deep compassionate
context-listening democratic intelligence

To restore civil,

Through multiculturally non-violent
regenerative win/win
democratically cooperative
communication systems
co-arising communion experience,

Health community memories
and cooperatively-held gratitude
to become competent community
extended family
entrusted with non-violent verbal communication skills
for positive experience win/win mentorships

and for
our explicit historical
multiculturally evolving immigrating
quests to restore empowering justice
for all Living Healthy EarthSystems

By cooperatively learning
to ask more competent mediating questions
for healing absence of cooperatively-held judgment,
abstentions from international health systemic authority,
vacancy and entropy lacking interpersonal
and multi-regenerational co-investment

To empower Left
and enlighten Right
Win/Win outcome design,
for fully trusting
Democracy enlightened multicultural Practice

And not so much
win/lose retributive PrivilegeSystems
punishing criminalized non-elite,
too often poor and brown/black
and feminist/matriarchal
and GLBTQ,
apartheid individualized
disinvested lives

Held in devolutionary prejudicial imbalance
by RightWing establishment adversarial judges
and power-mongering adult teachers
that our most sacred communication support systems
were never intended to become cooperatively
civil and civic democracies
for empowering healthy ego-systems
and enlightening wealthy ecosystemic habitats
for multicultural mediation
and polypathically bicameral
democratically healthy mentorships
in deep listening
compassionate communication systems.

Heterosexual human spirit/natured presumption,
patriarchal privilege,
systemic white anthropocentric elite-WorldValue
eco-political bias
among win/lose arbitrators
of oppositionally-posed,
authoritative fear and anger governance of facts,

Traditional artifacts of monocultures
without prejudice
advocating win/win enlightened communications
as originally experienced
in psycho-neurological
regenerative ecotherapeutic health practice

InBetween EcoFeminist empowering sacred wombs
and EgoSupremacist endarkening
impassioned bilaterally dissonant
and co-passioned bicamerally resonant
ego/eco-communication systems

memory experienced
regeneratively win/win biased
left/right balancing
yang/yintegral systems,
interdependent dynamic communication systems,

double-binary networks,
with integral
median win/win
multicultural dipolar co-arising
healthy green communion
ego/ecosystemic balance bias,

Extremely intimate
and deeply public
non-violently democratic,
cooperative health/wealth co-investment prejudice

For making Earth
and all Her healthy neurological/digestive
Life-Health Systems
enlightening and cooperatively empowering
life-supportive multiculturing climates

And not darkened
and disempowering professional
punishing win/lose unjust
traditional capitalist monoculture predation
corporate machines,
mono-egotistic anti-theistic industries,
judgmental dogmatic teaching
fear and anger and hate DeathCultures

When we could preferentially choose
to become win/win restorativbe justice
and peaceful win/win compassion communicating mentors
and ego/eco-healthy mediators

Much less parentally
and patriarchally sure
that a health-wealthing extended WorldView family
of LifeSystems
is not a wealth-healthy
democratically interdependent
win/win cooperative
Compassion Communication System

Best suited for Win/Win nonjudgmental mediators
and DeepListening and Learning
mentors for healthier democratic
bicameral Cooperative Economic/Logical
LivingEarth Communication Trust
in MultiCultural CoInvestment Systems.


A Healthier Patriotism

My own patriotic U.S. extended family,
and currently
remains StraightWhiteMale privileged
in our collective memories,
if not imaginations,
of spiritual communion
with all the more privileged saints
and future

But, we have also suffered
from rather too much faith in capitalism,
which, like democracy,
is frequently faulted as miserable,
but also lauded as better
than all the socialistic
anger-inducing alternatives.

Capitalism of our encultured
multigenerational minds
with left-hemisphere dominant brains
favoring natural secularized competitions
between saints and sinners
of diversely threatening monocultural privilege,
persuasions fundamentally supremacist
for democracy in theory
so long as not in perceived conflict
with self-serving capitalism in daily personal practice,
natural and spiritual,
secular and sacred,
ecological and theological.

We are egocentric
sometimes narcissistic
always bootstrap individualistic
evangelical redemption ecopoliticals
but focused on BadNews
of our need to invest in violent self-defense
against Marxist communism out there
in Hell

Not to be confused with commitment to GoodNews
of sacred divine communion
within our privileged StraightWhiteMale places
of apartheid worship
in awe and wonder
dogmatically committed to our StraightWhiteMale God

Made military-industrialized
in our best capitalistic,
not really quite so democratic paternalistic
image of left-hemisphere
StraightWhiteMale rightfully empowered
historical/cultural dominance.

So, there we have it,
this chaotic bilateral dissonance
between our powers of political democratic enlightenment
through whole open-systemic dialogue,
and our confusion about economic uncooperative self-empowerment
at the necessary (either/or thinking) cost of Other disempowerment,
gone sadly win/lose awry
through endless polarizing debate assumptions

That if someone wins,
then all others playing our eco-political game
must lose,
which sounds very much like
survival of the fittest
left-brain dominant species
Earth’s whole open system
ecological/theological success.

Like our dominant left-hemisphere academic theory
of secularized win/lose evolution
is more anthropocentrically capital-headed
and self-righteously defensively effective
than Earth’s sacred WINblue/WINgreen
of polypathic political dialogue
empowering through GoldenRule democratic resilience,

And right hemisphere
polyphonic economic enlightenment
co-invested through Golden Octave Ratios
in interdependent multicultural dialogue,

Holonic nonzero sum,
polynomially left GroupTheory
and polyvagally bicameral right/left Win/Win GameExperience

My extended global
multicultural family
history and future
with more resonant
healthier cooperative democracy
embedded in Earth’s ecosystemic wealth,

Co-invested across multi-generations
of MotherEarth’s wise-dialogue
win/win eco-political
eco-feminist regenerators

Not of colonizing political
and anthropocentric economic privilege
but of democratically co-invested integrity
in sacred green/blue communion.


What Is Love’s Difference?

What is the difference
between an anti-theist
and a pro-humanist?

What is the difference
between a terrorist
and a terrific zest?

What is the remainder
when subtracting NonZero-Sum WinWin EarthBodied outcomes
from Zero-Sum WinLose capital incomes?

Why do
Permaculture Designs
and Restorative Sacred Justice Resolutions
share the same healthy wealth goals?
If they do,
and why don’t they,
if they don’t?

What is the health value comparison
between competitive LeftBrain dominant educational disciplines
and cooperative Right/Left predominate deep learning co-invitations?

What is the therapeutic value
noticing differences between invidious comparisons
and virtuous contrasts,
between bipolar oppositions
and dipolar co-arising appositions?

What is difference
and sameness
within non-violently healthy communication
and compassionately wealthy co-empathy?

What are cooperative tipping point systems
in-between ecological LeftBrain health-cultures
and theological RightBrain sanctuary climates?
Between secular
and sacred,
and spirit,
and inhale,
compete against pressure
and cooperate with atmosphere?

What is the difference
between a win/lose agnostic
about Earth’s sacred integrity
and a Win/Win bicameral humanist
within Earth’s health-optimizing
regenerative synergy?

What is cooperatively owned
pantheistic DNA
and profoundly democratic-trust energy,
bicamerally trans-humanistic,
polyculturally self/other empowering,
Win/Win co-investment
in wealth of health nutritional
bio- and geo-systems,
ego- and eco-therapeutic networks
yang- and yin-healing operations?


Theological Mediation

I asked our local Unitarian-Universalist minister
if she could see God
as Original Creative Source of Earth (OCSE).

after a rather long pause,
peaceful, not anxiety producing,
she said Yes.

I asked the Shiloh Baptist Bishop
if he could know God
as Abba,
as did Jesus of Nazareth.

He thought about this,
a rather odd yet warm paternal question,
perhaps a trick?
a test?
But, eventually, trusted us enough
to add his Yes.

I asked the All Souls U-U minister,
Would she be willing to imagine,
to heuristically assume,
for the next hour,
that what she feels inside
and believes outside,
what she hopes and faiths,
compassions as OCSE
might be, or at least slowly become,
synonymous with the more patriarchal sounding Abba,
perhaps yangish Abba
to her OCSE yintegral felt intelligence.

She found this a lot to take in
and yet listen and speak with integrity
all in this unsafe time of confrontation.
But, Why not?
she asked, rhetorically,
I assumed.

Then I asked the Shiloh Baptist Bishop
the same question,
in reverse,
with Abba still as yang
and OCSE as yin

This felt appropriate,
and not really unorthodox
and therefore theologically safe,
to AfricanAmerican him,
so he said Yes, of course,
history supports an AfroCentric
Original Creative Source
for all human natures.

From there
They seemed to enjoy co-discovering
ecological analogies
for theological regeneration
and degeneration
And theological metaphors
for ecological healing
and wounding.

With nothing much more for me to do
as multicultural mediator of eco/theo-logical peace
restoring win/win justice,
I began outlining
how we might join our choirs
in con-celebration,
singing gospel anthems
while engaging our combined sacred Body
in tai-chi stretches
into and back out of
fluid mindbody positions.


Peace Mediating Poetry

Thanks so much for forwarding
these John Paul Lederach stories
of un-learning academic approaches
to peace mediation.

I wonder if you remembered
my ongoing certification process
for justice-restoring mediation
in complex multicultural conflicting histories;
which are typically antithetical to resilient peace
through ongoing safe and healthy relationships.

With this background,
I was struck by “un-learning”.

To regain his poetic heart,
to remain resonant interdependently forward,
to give priority to emotional intelligence,
to remain actively curious about multicultural context,
and win/win strategic roots of issue-devolution,
we do well to relearn left-brain dominant communication lessons
to co-arise right-mind prominent compassionate listening
before speaking of how to win more,
or at least lose less,
through competitive win/lose
either/or assumptions
contrary to the opulence of Nature-Spirit
function and flow ZeroZone patterns
everywhere immanently transcendent.

From this non-dualistic place
un-learning academic cognition hierarchical models,
maps pointing up to win
and down to comparatively lose conflicts
of self-survival interest,
feels more like relearning both/and,
higher and wider and deeper points
of left with right minded skills,
loves within interdependent complex feelings
curious cooperative historical interests,
emerging courageously power-with
2020 re-vision anticipations.

May Sarton, sometimes a poet, observes
“It is good for a professional
to be reminded…
professionalism is only a husk,

That the real person
must remain an amateur,
a lover of the work.”

“…if to be a poet
means allowing life to flow through one
rather than forcing” love/life
“to a mold the will has” calcified;…

“If it means learning…
the day shape[s] the work,
not [just] the work,
the day,
and so live toward essence
as naturally as a bird
or a flower”

In a meadow
arrayed in warm-lit splendor
health and beauty,
healthy beautiful wealth
optimized by transcendent right-brain interdependence,
metaphoric neurological relationship,
theological re-communication,
holonic co-operation with Earth-wombed Mother’s
healthiest past through future.

We are increasingly invited,
by left with right minded correlations,
to want to do
what our healthiest ego says we must,
and to love what we ego-must
do to ego-eco-theo-logically want
to retain wealth of cooperative inter-communion,
healthy immanent/transcendent relationship climates
becoming/being the opposite of excommunicated,
the apposition of impeached
by disloyal and hate-filled over-reactions
heralded by the insufficient love
of our hierarchical and too-monocultural forefathers

Invites us to restore EarthJustice
one momentary win/win relationship choice
in a lifetime of sacred multicultural invitations.


Tolerating Itchiness

A healthy distance for tolerating LeftBrain dominance
is to recognize our global incarnation
into RightWing intolerant prominence
as dogma of a strictly white hetero-male privileged unkind.

A distance between silent impatience
and loud dissent
is the distance between nonverbal nonviolence
and irritatingly verbal communication.

A tolerable distinction between quieter dissonance
and boisterous intolerance
is a distance between non-violent
and full LeftBrain dominantly overtaking
and/or sado-masochistic bipolarity
and/or socio-pathology
and/or undemocratic kleptocratic
Win/Lose capitalistic intention
in a LeftBrain alpha dog eats and beats
RightBrain beta feminist…dog world
on any over-heated…itchy day
he chooses inhumanely sick
ZeroSum one-sided pleasure.

So sorry.
This started out as a quietly sedate communication
and ended in a most unfortunately aggressive
sound of furious way.


Working Out Some Wrinkles

Kenneth Cloke
historically outlines the widening and deepening
and merging and submerging
of elite/non-elite
publicized/privatized ego/eco-politicians.

Earth’s perennial health/pathology contests
lie between LeftYang domination
over-powering RightYin suppression;

Slowly at matriarchal pre-historic first,
then, now, much more quickly
and Western invasively,

From slave-owner v slave,
to kleptocratic aristocracy v non-elite laborers,
serfs paying homage to autocratic male ownership,
automated assaulting

To capital-infested corporations v grounds and building maintenance untouchable employees,
under-the-patriarchal-table sex-workers,
perpetual part-time apprentices,
alien terrorist competitors.

With McGilchrist,
inter-religious listeners and speakers and advocates
and international diplomats and facilitators and mentors
might well ask:

What could elite self and non-elite other
compassionate health interests
sound and smell,
taste and see,
think and feel like
when co-relationally resisting elite LeftBrain
monoculturing Western patriarchal domination?

How do the ecofeminist former serfs and slaves
cooperatively support healthy multiculturing public
and personal energy investing
in transubstantiating Left/Right healthy democracy?

How could WinWin wealth-spirited
and health-souled advocates
agree with McGilchrist hope
for a more wealthy democratic well-being?

Transculturally adapting LeftBrain bicameral Master Facilitators
Adopting her/his creolizing RightBrain bilateral-binomial
health/wealth Emissaries
facilitating non-violent Win/Win polypathic communication,
vocal vulcanizing
metamorphic trans-regenerative well-being,
sacred communion on secular EarthYin
under HeavenYang’s enumerated universal canopy.

Could religiously non-dualistic
multiculturally cooperative health investments
result in deep learning Left/Right co-educational nation-state wealth-sufficiency
for bioregions,
extended families,
private ego-identities

Elite/NonElite exformation
eisegetically implicating
ego/eco-metaphoric co-relational Both/And
Win/Win languaged information,
exegetically resilient,
transcends Either/Or thinking,
to Win ego’s economic health
we must Lose eco-logical wealth,
Business As ShortTerm Capital
unusually infested.

Can we cooperatively re-visit ego/eco-therapeutic revolutions
of meta-paradigmatic ZeroZones?
Polypathic, polyphonic integrity
conjoining not-not polynomial EarthSoul
for unspoken diverse health-mindfulness,
full-hearted wonder
and ecstatic polyculturing awe

Reweaving multicultural history’s politics
Logos/Mythos theo/eco-logically recreating
health/wealth stories,
bicamerally intense
capital-cooperative re-investments
in international
Earth climate wealthy health