After Reading the Great Turning

Roberto Mendoza
5 min readMar 6, 2024

This is an article from my blog, aguilahombre@wordpress.com

After reading The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community, by David Korten and The Party’s Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies, by Richard Heinberg, I am even more convinced of the necessity of creating a new civilization here in the Western Hemisphere based on Indigenous values. Korten’s analysis of the 5,000 year history of Empire and the Dominator model, comes largely from Riane Eisler’s book, The Chalice and the Blade. It is clear that we are headed for economic and moral collapse, that the…

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Roberto Mendoza

Native American/Chicano artist, screenwriter, filmmaker, writer, revolutionary. Living in Los Angeles. Co- founded Cooperation Tulsa. https://www.facebook.