Excellence Reporter: John, what is the meaning of life?
John Perkins: The meaning of life for me is to do my part in helping to promote the greatest revolution in human history, the Consciousness Revolution. This is a revolution that has been part of the prophecies of many of the world’s great cultures.
It is a time for us to wake up to the fact that we are living on a very fragile space station that has no shuttles. We can’t get off. We have to transform ourselves from our addiction to a very destructive economic system to one that honors life.
It is a time for us to commit ourselves to creating an environmentally sustainable and regenerative, socially just, spiritually fulfilling human presence on this living earth.
~John Perkins, Chief Economist, Author and Activist
John is a founder and board member of Dream Change and The Pachamama Alliance. He was awarded the Lennon Ono Grant for Peace in 2012, and the Rainforest Action Network Challenging Business As Usual Award in 2006. John Perkins has written nine books that have been on the New York Times bestseller list for more than seventy weeks and translated into over thirty languages. His new book: The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man comes out Feb, 2016.
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