intro’d to Maria here (convo with Charles on greece july 2015):
Maria Scordialos is a co-founder of the Living Wholeness Institute, that is researching and prototyping systemic transformation projects and practices, based at Axladitsa Avatakia, a farm and home that hosts immersion learning in Pelion, Greece.
3 min – charles – on likeness to scotland and being based on fear
8 min – maria on commons ness… much based on squatting
10 min – charles – commons ness – solidarity building – insulates us against fear.. more important than the referendum
13 min – maria – worst nightmare – people hearing fear – this is what will hold us back
16 min – maria – answer to the fear is solidarity..
17 min – maria – on how individualistic and tribal we are – thinking of only our own family…
18 min – maria: greek word – philopemo – i can only see myself in your eyes.. if i harm you i harm myself .. charles – in southern africa: ubuntu – our well-being is not fundamentally separate
i know you ness
jan 2014 – Greece, democracy reborn through participation: TEDxLeiden
7 min – on the rising up of the soul of helene – the resilience..
8 min – the radio station was closed .. the airwaves were closed… but the resilience was awoken
12 min – on being released from oppression and coming together in solidarity toward self-organizing ness
13 min – on longing in our blood.. our dna… our greek wild soul
14 min – participation is the foundation of democracy.. not an x every 4 or 5 years..