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The Sea of Love

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Zachary Beach

on 30 June 2016

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Transcript of The Sea of Love

Learn to Love
The Sea of Love

with Dossie Easton

Why Learn to Love?
Everyone on this planet needs love.

Connection is why we’re here.


We are hardwired to
connect with others
,
it’s what gives
purpose and meaning
to our lives, and without it there is
suffering
.

- Brene Browne
From birth...
Until Death...
Unfortunately....
People are lonelier than ever...
One Possible Solution...
On nearly
all measures of social life
...

Americans
tend to have
fewer and fewer
and lower-quality
interactions with one another
than their parents and grandparents did.
1 in 4 Americans
have no one to
emotionally confide in
.

Almost half
have no close connections to anyone outside of their immediate family.

Over the past 50 years, the number of Americans who endorsed the idea that "
most people can be trusted
" has dropped
from 58% to 30%
Monogamy
Married
Daily
Domestic
Exclusive
Forever

Nonmonogamy = not-monogamy

The radical
meaning of love
consists in the acknowledgement for another
creature of unconditional significance
.
– Vladmir Solovyov
Loving
Whoever you want
However you want
Whenever you want
Customizing
Relationships
Partners, family structure
Sexuality (LGBTQQIAA)
The Sea of Love
Love
: A genuine
concern
for another person's
well-being
.
Compassion
Kindness
Mudita / Compersion
What matters more than
what
you do is
how
you do it.

Acting with:
Honesty
Integrity
Respect


Thank you
Quality over Quantity
Those who
felt lonely
actually
spend no more time alone
than do those who feel more connected.

What matters is
the depth
of those connections.
Community:
A space for people to come together and share their challenges around love, sexuality and relationships.
Resource:
A source of insight and wisdom so we can all bring more love into our lives.
New Paradigm:
A challenge to cultural conventions and understandings that prevent love from flourishing.
Learn to Love is a...
Over the past 100 years, average household size decreased from
6.5 to 2.2.
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