About The Wisdom Of Life

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This blog is dedicated to shifting the social paradigm from one that understands wealth as the accumulation of control and resources to one that sees wealth as the ability to contribute things of nourishing value in the context of the the whole community of life. It does so using the premise that nature is a language that communicates our opportunity.  –  For instance; biology “says” that when collections of entities (such as organs) assemble in community  – each contributing nourishing value in the context of the community while receiving nourishment from that community, that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts – that this “community principle” is the source of all sustainable wealth and the only way we can realize our full potential.

There is no proverbial bottle of snake oil here that promises “three easy steps to a satisfied life” This is written with an understanding that the truth about the behavioral realities that shape our experience of life can be extremely difficult to understand and even more difficult to develop the disciplines that translate greater self-awareness into an effective and nourishing influence on life.

While it is recognized that we are not in control of every circumstance, it is also understood that we have opportunities that are within our reach that we do not currently take advantage of. This blog is intended to encourage that we close this opportunity gap in order to move in the direction of strengthening the entire body of life in which we live and on which we depend for life.

Any credit for improved circumstances as a result of adopting these ideas belongs to those who demonstrate the courage and commitment to act on them.

On a Personal Note: My name is Joe Carter, I do my best to craft and share things that are aimed at cultivating the kind of world I would like to live in. I am thankful I have the opportunity to point my energies in this direction. Most of my social activities through G+ and Youtube. Feel free to follow or friend me on Facebook

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Contact by twitter @4HumanitysSake (Not used a lot. Not much of a 140 character communicator)



24 responses to “About The Wisdom Of Life

  1. Dear Friend,

    I love this blog so much and look forward to your posts – thank you for writing! I’ve nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award and linked to your blog from mine. Please visit http://arganesh3.wordpress.com/2012/06/15/versatile-and-very-inspiring-blogger-award/. Congrats! 🙂

  2. One more for you…

    I love all the great thoughts and topics you bring in up in this blog. It’s really fascinating, I’ll be reading back through some of your posts soon

    In the meantime, I’ve decided to pass on the A Thought Provoking Blog Award to you. It’s a badge you can put in your side bar, and nominate others if you’d like. Here’s my acceptance post so you have an idea of what it is.


    Keep doing what you do! All the very best!! 🙂

  3. Hi, I just discovered your blog. Lot’s of great thoughts to help seeing the world around us more clearly. Thanks.

  4. Thanks dear friend for following “Known is drop, Unknown is an Ocean”. 🙂

  5. HI. First of all, thank you for visiting and following my blog. I much appreciate your kind gesture and I am pleased to meet you.
    Second, I am quite impressed with your blog as it deals not with mundane nor ‘easy’ subject. Logic, Reason, Philosophy and existential questions were among those that constantly tripped me in my schooling years. 🙂

    • Thank you for what you do. Imelda. I am not a big fan of all the confusing voodoo ha-ha philosophical words that have sprung up over the years. I experienced the same struggle trying to use conventional methods to sort through important questions. It seems we have to sift through all that verbal diarrhea from “Absolutism” to “Zoroastrianism” to finally conclude that we don’t agree. I found it very tedious and frankly unnecessary when we have a much better model. This is why I am trying my best to craft a practical picture of what is spoken through reality in general, and more specifically our biology about who we are and what fulfills us. I really hope people find it useful because honestly I want to live in a world where we know real wealth in terms of our experience of life comes from how well we treat each other and not how much dirt we can imagine ourselves in charge of. I look forward to reading your blog and seeing the pictures! – Joe

  6. Dear Friend,

    I love your thoughts and inspiring articles, it is a pleasure to have you share your gifts among all. Thank you. I have nominated you for Blog of the Year 2012, please visit http://arganesh3.wordpress.com/2012/12/12/blog-of-the-year-2012/. Congratulations!!!

    Be well, Ganesh

  7. Thanks for the follow 🙂 Your blog is going to come in very useful. The majority of the time I am satisfied and happywith my life, and others… well, I don’t think I’m very good at coping with reality 😛 Looking forward to reading your words of wisdom!

  8. I don’t understand your gravatar. What is that, dairy-free?

  9. This is an ambitious and noble goal you have set for yourself here in your blog, and I admire your courage in expressing it at the outset on your “About” page. I was very pleased that you thought enough of your visit to my blog to recommend my most recent post and to follow. We have similar interests it appears and in my first read through of some of your postings gave me an appreciation for your work here as well.

    Looking forward to visiting again.

    Regards to you….John H.

    • Thanks John. I appreciate the feedback. I see from your blog that you have been disciplined to move on the journey. As none of us have a complete monopoly on insight, it sure helps to get more perspectives from those that not only value moving forward, but take intentional steps to do so. I look forward to learning more from you, and I hope you get something valuable as well from what I put together here. – Joe

  10. Thank you for visiting my blog! I hope we can work together to build and develop each others causes! Thanks again, share my blog? I intend to share yours!

  11. talesfromthelou

    Nice meeting you !

    • Likewise! From your about page I wondered what a fascinating journey into knowing and being must have grown out of what appear to be the fertile soils inferred by your laconic background.bio information.

  12. Thank you for visiting my blog……….I tend to be a bit esoteric in the subjects I write about………essentially whatever takes my fancy!

  13. Hey there WoL… I’ve nominated you for the MomentMattersAward. Follow this link for the rules etc. http://runningfather.wordpress.com/2013/04/03/best-moment-award-mar-2013/

    best wishes, Jim, the RFB

  14. Great, Keep update your blog.


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