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Workshop 7: Utopianism

Workshop 7: Utopianism
Workshop 7: Utopianism

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  • Those of us who are alive in these times have a clear and evident mission. We have a compelling moral purpose that can direct our lives and...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 15 Activity 1: Utopianism and Apocalypticism 25 Activity 2: Brook Farm — A Utopian...
  • After reading the workshop plan, consider any experiences you have had with a utopian community. Have you ever been part of a cooperative...
  • Materials for Activity Sign-in sheet and pen or pencil Name tags for participants (durable or single-use), and bold markers Copies of...
  • Materials for Activity Worship or centering table Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Timepiece (minutes) Chime or...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Handout 1, Utopianism and Apocalypticism Preparation for Activity Read Handout 1 and...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " Brook Farm " Preparation for Activity Read the story and arrange with three or four volunteers to read it...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Leader Resource 1, Environmentalism Quotes Preparation for Activity Print out Leader...
  • Materials for Activity Worship or centering table and chalice Participant journals Writing materials, including paper, pens, pencils, color...
  • 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...
  • Description of Activity Home schooling is gaining popularity in some Unitarian Universalist communities. It could be argued that the home...
  • Materials for Activity Drawing paper, at least 12x18 inches, for all participants Pens, pencils, crayons, and markers Timepiece (minutes) A...
  • Those of us who are alive in these times have a clear and evident mission. We have a compelling moral purpose that can direct our lives and...
  • Brook Farm is probably the best known of the three utopian communities started by Unitarians or Universalists in the mid 19th century...
  • Whether implicitly or explicitly, much of radical political thought falls within established patterns of either utopian or apocalyptic...
  • (Humankind) ...has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall... (and) ...will end by destroying the earth. — Albert Schweitzer...
  • See the online Dictionary of Unitarian and Universalist Biography entries on Brook Farm and George Ripley . UU Ministry for Earth is an...

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