What gets in our way is history and culture and religion and economic conditions. It is part of the hypnosis of our social conditioning.
We Americans sit at the head of the banquet table, as we have done for a century. Our standard of living is luxurious by any measure.
New Age values are conscious evolution, a non-sectarian society, a non-military culture, global sharing, healing the environment, sustainable economies, self-determination, social justice, economic empowerment of the poor, love, compassion in action, going beyond religious fundamentalism, going beyond nationalism-extreme nationalism, culture.
So many things happen for every event, and if you try to manipulate it, it means you are struggling against the whole universe, and that's just silly.
Mary Doria Russell