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Bob Stilger

AfterNow: Introduction

In the summer of 2017 NewStories will publish Bob Stilger’s Book AfterNow: When We Cannot See the Future, Where Do We Begin. The book is his story of how he entered in to the intense field of collapse. It is the stories of how people found their way forward to create a new normal — a new NOW.

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Bob Stilger

Communities Report on Culture of Health

What does it take to create a Culture of Health in the United States? In 2016 NewStories embarked on a Listening Tour in West Virginia, Cherokee Nation, New Mexico and Northern California to find new questions and new insights.

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Bob Stilger

Thomas Berry: The New Story

This powerful essay from 1978 by Thomas Berry was part of the inspiration for founding NewStories in 2000.  It begins with these words: It’s all

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Bob Stilger

TEDxTokyo, 2010 Bob and Annie

Bob Stilger and his daughter Annie Stilger Virnig were asked to do the first ever father-daughter presentation at the second TEDxTokyo in 2010.  They talked

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Bob Stilger

Learning Resilience

Bob Stilger had a chance to talk about learning resilience at the 2014 TEDxTokyo Teachers event.  It was a delightful evening when he had a

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Bob Stilger

Cynefin Framework

The ways in which we effectively find our way forward, responding to a particular problem or opportunity, need to be situational. Our work is in one of four domains: simple, complicated, complex, chaos or disorder

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Bob Stilger

Power and Love

Barry Oshry has spent decades analyzing the ways in which power works (and doesn’t work). This remarkable essay follows on a conversation Barry had with Adam Kahane before Adam wrote his book Power and Love. The essay offers critical insights.

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Michele Stern

PLANETARY

PLANETARY is a feature length documentary that expands on the mind-blowing perspective shared by astronauts and indigenous elders alike

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margaret

Alive In Community

This article, co-authored with Aerin Dunford, describes how Berkana has designed and hosted large, multicultural gatherings in different parts of the world for people who are building healthy and resilient communities.

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