Why Build a Community?

Our book, A New Map for Relationships: Creating True Love at Home & Peace on the Planet, encourages readers to become part of a community of like-minded people. Here, we share why we found it important to be part of such a community, especially during the early years of our journey.

We were embarking on a totally new experiment and benefitted from what others on the same path were learning. It helped to get past society’s insistence that we pretend that we never made mistakes or fought. One of our friends who read a draft of A New Map for Relationships told us: “I was so relieved to learn that I wasn’t the only one who made stupid mistakes like that.” Continue reading “Why Build a Community?”

How to Access Our Blog

To take advantage of the publicity surrounding Marty’s receiving the ACM Turing Award, we’ve made this site go live sooner than we would have otherwise. We’re also working feverishly to finish the book. So this blog is currently “under construction.” In the meantime, please visit Marty’s related blog Defusing the Nuclear Threat, which he’s been using to post information relevant to this site. In particular, take a look at the following excerpts from the book:

Tearing Up the Map

Relationship Maps: Personal and International

Holistic Thinking and Compassion: Personal and International

Navigating the New Map, Our Quest, and Why It’s a Process