Workshop 7: Utopianism Part of Resistance and Transformation In This Section Introduction From Resistance and Transformation Those of us who are alive in these times have a clear and evident mission.... Workshop-at-a-Glance From Resistance and Transformation Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 15 Activity 1: Utopianism and Apocalypticism 25 Activity 2: Brook Farm — A Utopian Experiment 20... Spiritual Preparation From Resistance and Transformation After reading the workshop plan, consider any experiences you have had with a utopian community. Have you ever been part of a cooperative living... Welcoming and Entering From Resistance and Transformation Materials for Activity Sign-in sheet and pen or pencil Name tags for participants (durable or single-use), and bold markers Copies of Workshop 1, Handou... Opening From Resistance and Transformation Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Worship or centering table Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Timepiece (minut... Activity 1: Utopianism and Apocalyptism From Resistance and Transformation Activity time: 25 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Handout 1, Utopianism and Apocalypticism Preparation for Activity Read... Activity 2: Brook Farm - A Utopian Experiment From Resistance and Transformation Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Story, "Brook Farm" Preparation for Activity Read the story and arrange with three or four volunteers t... Activity 3: Utopianism, Apocalyptism, and Environmentalism From Resistance and Transformation Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Leader Resource 1, Environmentalism Quotes Preparation for Activity Print ... Closing From Resistance and Transformation Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Worship or centering table and chalice Participant journals Writing materials, including paper, pens,... Leader Reflection and Planning From Resistance and Transformation Take a few moments right after the workshop to ask each other: What went well? What did not? Why? What do you think was the best moment of the workshop? Faith In Action: Contemporary Utopian Movements From Resistance and Transformation Description of Activity Home schooling is gaining popularity in some Unitarian Universalist communities.... Alternate Activity 1: Your Utopian Community From Resistance and Transformation Activity time: 25 minutes Materials for Activity Drawing paper, at least 12x18 inches, for all participants Pens, pencils, crayons, and markers Timepiec... Taking It Home From Resistance and Transformation Those of us who are alive in these times have a clear and evident mission.... Brook Farm From Resistance and Transformation Brook Farm is probably the best known of the three utopian communities started by Unitarians or Universalists in the mid 19th century. Handout 1: Utopianism and Apocalypticism From Resistance and Transformation Whether implicitly or explicitly, much of radical political thought falls within established patterns of either utopian or apocalyptic thought. Utopian... Leader Resource 1: Environmentalism Quotes From Resistance and Transformation (Humankind) ...has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall... (and) ...will end by destroying the earth. — Albert Schweitzer... Find Out More From Resistance and Transformation See the online Dictionary of Unitarian and Universalist Biography entries on Brook Farm and George Ripley. UU Ministry for Earth is an affiliate... PREVIOUS: Find Out More UP: Resistance and Transformation NEXT: Introduction Download all of Resistance and Transformation (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.