David Korten's Blog

David Korten is co-founder and board chair of YES! Magazine and author of Agenda for a New Economy, The Great Turning, and When Corporations Rule the World.

We Are Hard-Wired to Care and Connect

The good news: The changes we must make to avoid ultimate collapse are identical to the changes we must make to create the world of our common dream.

A New Story for a New Economy

David Korten's new essay (available to read as a PDF) connects the work of finding a new sacred story with the effort to build a new economy.

Mandela's Spirit of Forgiveness

Those in Mandela's circle were united in their compassion for the architects of the Apartheid system.

Religion, Science, and Spirit: A Sacred Story for Our Time

Is it possible that the human future depends upon a new sacred story—a story that gives us a reason to care? Could it be a story already embraced by a majority, although it has neither institutional support nor a place in the public conversation?

Religion, Science, and Spirit: A Sacred Story of Our Time

Is it possible that the human future depends upon a new sacred story—a story that gives us a reason to care? Could it be a story already embraced by a majority, although it has neither institutional support nor a place in the public conversation? David Korten suggests that this may be the case and invites you to join an already active conversation.