November 12th, 2011


Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World

Regina Meredith:
... Before picking up a copy at Waterstone’s bookstore in Winchester, I began asking British people if they had read, or even heard, of Harmony by the Prince of Wales. Blank stares, furrowed brows and far off glances were followed by, "I’ve never heard of it." Not one person, including some of our more inquisitive and well read friends and CMN viewers, had heard that Prince Charles had written a book, one reportedly good enough to have been recommended by Rupert Sheldrake.

Harmony is a deeply thoughtful, soul-filled, whole-istic, practical and even mystical look at humanity and our relationship with the earth. While I was secretly looking for thinly veiled references to depopulation, carbon credits and other neo-con/Illuminati agendas, I found no such thing. He and his co-authors Tony Jupiter and Ian Skelly, artfully and diplomatically laid out the price we have paid for disconnecting from each other, our communities, our land and our own intuition. He is clear in his belief that this has not happened accidentally as evidenced by some of his writing. He quotes the wartime propagandist Edward Bernays who said, "We are governed, our minds moulded, our tastes formed by men we have never heard of......who understand the mental processes and social patterns of the masses. It is they who pull the wires that control the public mind."

He continues in his own words, "It is a fact of history that humanity will never wake up to the dangers until the crisis actually hits us between the eyes. Until then, vested interests stave off the warnings by shooting the messengers or destroying the sanctuary that holds the wisdom of the heart, either by suffocating it with ugliness of all kinds or reducing the argument to the level of a tabloid travesty -- anything rather than face the darkness that overwhelms the soul. At such a crucial moment in our history it is vital that we reignite the lamp and illuminate what has lain in the shadows." Throughout the book he offers solutions alongside the challenges...