If we create a culture that promotes well-being and prosperity for all,
then we will be in a position to discover who we really are.
                                                 Martin Seligman

At the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Benjamin Franklin commented,

We must all hang together, or surely we shall hang separately.

In our time, we must align together in common cause to evolve a life-affirming culture, actively caring for people and planet. The Great Transition Initiative shows ways to act on this.

Transitioning to a life-affirming culture is not merely a utopian ideal. It is an absolute necessity for our survival, given that we are ecologically self-destructing and have the ever-present possibility of nuclear war.

Some people immediately grasp the necessity of aligning with the intention to win, to actually succeed in evolving a society that operates within planetary boundaries. Others seem to shy away from this prospect.

I find this phenomenon interesting. I call it the glass ceiling of aspiration. This article tells more.