Post 9/11 Key pages on
Five Star Pieces
best of the best writing after 9/11
news items of interest
In Depth Accounts
links to great pieces too long to post
extracts from the world press
drawn from the quotes lower
down this page
mailings sent to listmembers
Re Material on this Site
Other 2002 Conversations
On Becoming a Force
On the Middle East
Thoughts About the Unthinkable
September 13, 2001
Toward a Sea Change
October 1, 2001
What Can We Do?
October 13, 2001
Making War Unthinkable
November 17, 2001
Figuring Out the New Way Together
November 20, 2001
Where to From Here?
November 28, 2001
Conversation Pre 9/11
Madam X and others
About Being Awake
Jim Dreaver and others
About Being Awake
No More War
Call of the Wild
August 14, 1997
Los Angeles, CA, USA
TheConversation.org had its start when 9/11 dictated
that we were in a new world.
At this threshold moment for humanity, when we must choose
wisely to avoid what could be our annihilation, this site is dedicated
to tracking the emerging intelligence that we need for our very survival,
and to conversation in which that intelligence can be forged.
Let those who see beyond the idea of force imposing world
order, to where we look to heal the causes of despair, meet here.
Moore's mailing list is well worth joining. "At
this moment in living history, Michael Moore is every bit (pun intended)
as important as Thomas Paine and Paul Revere were to 'The First American
Revolution'. But, he's too close to the action to understand the impact
of his work," says pal, Critt Jarvis.
This is a sensational piece of writing to understand
the world: Escaping the Matrix, Richard K. Moore. The matrix metaphor is a
big help to sort out complex issues.
For a treasure trove of daily sense making, visit
MediaChannel.org and click on Danny Schechter's Daily Web Log.
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site has been superceded by a new formatting, based on blog technology,
which will allow more of a conversation than this format does. On
new site, the focus is more on looking for answers than
on documenting problems.
Archives that are here are what was posted from 9/11/01 to mid
December 2002. That includes :
Star Pieces that are the best of the best from the world
that have been plucked out of those pieces and taken from other
writings that aren't in that top category.
Soundbites that are pithy brief blurbs drawn from
Reports that used to be in this space (archived through
November of 2002).
Updates of newly entered material that have been
sent out to listmembers since March of 2002 (also archived through
wanting to dive in, those Updates would allow you to track our line
of thought. Also, I especially recommend the Featured Conversations
for the most original material on the site, where we are not just
reporting on what is going on but doing some thinking about solutions
in the problematic world in which we find ourselves.