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Whole Brained Thinking

Posted 12/12/2012
by Yasha Husain

'Charting the Course'
is an education
that encourages
more whole brain
the reliance
which brings
thinkers, in a
closed, holistic
learning network.

The author of this
website has written
in her book, Holistic
Living: Tips for
, how
people along the
autism spectrum are
naturally more
while "neurotypical"
people, tend to, from a young age, become dominant
thinkers, with the exception that both
access interhemispheric, and graduated, thought.

The 'Charting the Course' education proposal
shares a vision for a school system that will help all character-types, including people who are dominant left-brained thinkers, who think more linearly, and who are dominant right-brained thinkers, who think more by association, in part by bringing them together into one classroom.

The proposal is also for a single, closed, holistic system, which interweaves the modern education system with holistic, closed systems of the world.

The full education
can right now
be viewed
using the

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Article - Opinion

An American Reconstruction Department
By Yasha Husain
December 29, 2012

A logical next step for the Obama Administration and its efforts to triumph against the challenges of the 21st century, is, strategically speaking, the creation of an American Reconstruction Department, a Franklin Roosevelt-type initiative.

All wings of the proposed Reconstruction effort, listed below, would be carried out concurrently by diverse teams of experts, the heads of which meet bi-monthly. Expenditures will come chiefly from already distributed, or budgeted, dollars, in exception of R&D and special projects, e.g. pilot projects, including ones that meet the needs of poor, underserved or polluted communities.

For each wing of the department, there will be three "well-schooled" and "well-rounded" experts with a specialty in their field area, be it, for clean energy, wind, solar or geothermal. Each will be a holistic, which also implies, global, thinker, in their own right, but above them will still be a world-class expert, who is firstly a holistic and global thinker, whose job it is to arrive at the most common sense energy solutions for localities, regions and the nation, with the rest of his or her team, or panel, and the nation.

The panel of the Clean Energy wing would, for example, work in coordination with the Department of Energy. It would have a specially appointed person to work with think tanks, and the media, to get the word out of the progress of the Department. The panel member's closest relationships would be to Congress, as selected Congress members would be asked to help write legislation, and all of Congress would act as constant liaison between the nation's people and the Reconstruction Department.

The head of the Reconstruction Department may be a residing Senator or Congressperson.

In light of climate change and the international economy, domestic and world affairs would largely be tackled with the follow-through of an American Reconstruction Department.

The idea for the Department comes not only from Roosevelt's defeat of the Great Depression, but from Japan, which in the wake of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, and in response to its environmental demands, instituted a nationwide, regional and community-based reconstruction effort, according to Habitat for Humanity, which ran a special ad about Japan in Bloomberg Businessweek (Oct. 22-28, 2012).

It's true that after the 2008 financial crisis has wound down, Obama's in earnest planning stage is finally upon us. No better time, then, to start the ambitious goal setting, based on a long range vision, with a centralized department, with outreach capacity to communities across the nation, and world.

The logical next step in the Obama Administration's efforts to promote change is an American Reconstruction Department, that could be replicated internationally, its various wings:

1. Celebrating the Family and Perfect Love

2. Emergent Education, Adapting to 21st Century Needs, Including Job Creation

3. The Role of Faith in Culture

4. Exchanging Nonviolence

5. Guideposts: Sharing the Wisdom of All Time

6. Harnessing the Creative Potential Utilizing “Perfect Knowledge” (Self-realization)

7. On the Nature of Competition: Holistic Competition

8. On the Role of Science: Holistic Science

9. Holistic Farming

10. Helping Hands for the Poor

11. Developing Cognitive and Behavioral Health Advancements, Thinking Out-of-the-Box

12. Integrative, Holistic Medicine

13. Sound Design Materials

14. Graduated Engineering

15. Architecture and Design

16. Rail and Vehicular Design and Transfer

17. Clean Energy Projects

18. Remediation

19. Environmental Monitoring

20. Technology Transfer

21. Realigning Military and Intelligence to Carry Out More Diplomatic Missions

22. Mixing of Economies

23. Cross Cultural Exchange for the Continuation of Cultural Heritage

24. Global Participation

25. Development

Celebrating the Family and its Perfect Love:

The perfect love of family fits within the structures of the world, be they, for example, school, work environments, the sciences and medicine, the humanities, religion, the legal system and government.

Ultimately, taken to its conclusion, family love is what spawns closed, whole systems, acting, in time, as it does, as a sounding board for areas like education and law.

To begin to learn more specifics about this topic, read, for example, about the roots of natural, constitutional and international law, in the book, The Modern Roots of Holism, in which the author describes Henry Sumner Maine's work, which traces the roots of natural law (which is arguably the foundation for all law) back to family law, or love.

The country may elevate the role of family love, and perfect love, love that is inspired by family love, but is universally applied, and is the expansion of family love unto the love someone feels for the whole, and everyone, to affect its systems more positively and proactively.

Emergent Education, Adapting to 21st Century Needs, Including Job Creation:

Adapting to 21st century needs, including that of job creation, by way of introducing a new paradigm for educating students, that serves dominant left- and right-brained people equally and beneficially.

The Holistic Solutions Think Tank's 'Charting the Course' closed, holistic education proposal is featured in the book, Holistic Living: Tips for Youth, and on the Seeing Our Way to the Future, 21st century holistic solutions website, where it's listed as the Holistic Living: Tips for Youth book excerpt.

The Holistic Solutions Think Tank has described, as well, suggested reports it plans to issue and undertake on behalf of the realization of the 'Charting the Course' change that's recommended.

The Role of Faith in Culture:

Isolating the core of the wisdom of all time, faith, which when isolated doesn't have to be explained as religious, but can be functional.

Ensuring faith is then utilized by religious and nonreligious alike, to strengthen physical constitutions, as well as the constitutions of institutions.

To read specifics, log onto the Seeing Our Way to the Future, 21st century holistic solutions website, and read the opinion article, “Faith is not a religion, but religion is about faith.”

Exchanging Nonviolence:

Applying the wisdom of Nelson Mandela's teachings throughout culture.

For an introduction to the subject, log onto the Seeing Our Way to the Future, 21st century holistic solutions website, and read the opinion article, “Laws must be universally shared, guided and directed,” for more on how Mandela's experience will shed greater light on our own.


Creating an institution teamed by people knowledgeable about history and the timeless wisdom contained within it will better enable us to share with each other, on a daily basis, the 'Wisdom of All Time.' That wisdom will be diverse and have to do with spirituality, law, religion, the economy, scientific advancements, war, sociopolitics, cultural heritage, and even things like staple diets and meditation and exercise.

Harnessing the Creative Potential Utilizing “Perfect Knowledge” (Self-realization):

Accessing modern-day, life coaching to provide, via a second, newly developed institution, comprehensive and resourceful teaching about creative potential. See, for an example of what the work of the institution might resemble, the coaching website, site, right now, is best viewed using Explorer's search engine.)

On the Nature of Competition, Holistic Competition:

There is no reason to compete in this world. We should be one people working side-by-side in harmony.

On the Role of Science, Holistic Science:

Making laws to protect nature, according to requirements of nature, that it remain as near to pristine as possible. Laws should hold science up, therefore, to a high bar.

Holistic Farming:

Creating approaches, to be used as official guidelines, that incorporate only sound science, with holistic farming methods.

Helping Hands for the Poor:

Restructuring cities, towns and villages to have liveable space for the poor; rehabilitating or reinventing architectures for the poor; ensuring access to a staple diet and staple material resources, including clothing, school and office supplies and secure job placement.

Read the Holistic Solutions Think Tank page, American Redevelopment Authority, for more on how to improve conditions for the poor, at home, and around the world.

Developing Cognitive and Behavioral Health Advancements, Thinking Out-of-the-Box:

Creating a spectrum to be used by modern psychology that is based on whole brain thinking and dominant left- and right-brained thinking, and that also emphasizes the role creativity can, and does, play, in creating lifelong balance and contentment, for every individual, and community. Modern psychology may also increasingly be enhanced by the study and integration of the Enneagram system and Ayurveda.

Integrative, Holistic Medicine:

Improves prevention and health care by directing R&D and hospital administration toward immunological defense in a sophisticated integrative health care package that relies on networks of holistic doctors, domestic and international.

Heads the effort to reduce wasted expenditures on unnecessary resources and badly managed time-allocation, by streamlining, making more value-dependent and productive, doctor-patient relationships.

For a preliminary analysis, read the Seeing Our Way to the Future, 21st century holistic solutions opinion article, “Saving money in healthcare,” for more on how we might improve health care and promote a truly integrative medical system. You may also read the book, Holistic Living: Tips for Youth, which talks about many aspects of the integrative health care field.

Sound Design Materials:

Further realizing William McDonough's and Michael Braungart's, Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the way we make things, by which future design materials, for manufacturing, construction and retail, are both nontoxic and recyclable.

Graduated Engineering:

Examining procedures, and uses, of advanced engineering methodologies, including nanotech, for their holistic promise.

Architecture and Design:

Involves improving and expanding on the LEEDs initiative, creating greater diversity of renewable energy use and energy efficiency, and greater savings in terms of raw materials.

Aviation, Rail and Vehicular Design and Transfer:

Strengthening efforts to transition to lightweight materials, like carbon fiber; creating more aerodynamic vehicles; conducting battery research and green manufacture; designing high-speed rail and new and improved public transit systems, and maintaining vehicular transfer scheduling, involving environmentally strategic mapping of plane, rail and vehicular transit routes.

Clean Energy Projects:

Involves connecting a minimalist grid to homes, interior buildings (schools and offices), vehicles, and independent infrastructure projects, while relying on independent energy producers by locality and region.

Read the Seeing Our Way to the Future, 21st century holistic solutions opinion article, “Energy from the Sun,” for a preliminary outlaying of how we might in the near future address our clean energy advancements.


Coordinating remediation efforts at sites across the nation.

Read the Seeing Our Way to the Future, 21st century holistic solutions Science Debate, “Biomass from Poplar Trees,” for more information about the potential for remediation to clean up our polluted areas.

Environmental Monitoring:

Orchestrating the monitoring of water sources, including those affected by agricultural runoff, manufacturing, sewage and carbon pollution, at the aquifier, stream, river, lake and oceanic levels.

Investigating ongoing and developing environmental risks, and overseeing the implementation of sophisticated strategies, for instance, for the prevention of pollution from the building of roads and nanotechnology.

Technology Transfer:

Revamps the nuclear establishment so that it heads off low and high-level residual wastes from old nuclear sites, closes defunct nuclear platforms, and transitions itself, and its scientists, to a clean energy future.

Realigning Military and Intelligence to Carry Out More Diplomatic Missions:

Overseeing disarmament and weapons control, while shifting toward straightforward, diplomatic missions.

For a discussion of military change at the United Nations, see the book about Jan Smuts, The Modern Roots of Holism, specifically the chapters about Smuts' League of Nations Proposal, and the UN Charter.

You may also be intrigued by the opinion article, "Secrecy to Diplomacy," at the Seeing Our Way to the Future, 21st century holistic solutions website.

Below is also an excerpt from the upcoming book, American Determinism: Holistic Politics, still in need of a final edit, that is tangential, but related to, the same subject-area, and inspired, ultimately, by Smuts' League of Nations proposal:

As a reflection of Smuts' proposal, we can stop illegal transfer of goods by empowering an international, nonviolent force to infiltrate zones where illegal activity takes place. The force should be nonviolent and trained in nonviolence according to the statutes of Gandhi's Satyagraha. The force would also be supported by national forces put in place for the same purposes that would work in tandem with the international force. Diplomacy, in every zone, should be used. Meanwhile, governments should do all they can to end abuses related to transfer of goods, on the producing and receiving ends. Things like coca, gold, diamonds, ivory and rare earth metals, should be registered and accounted for, and shouldn't be banned, that is, of course, unless there is a need for a temporary ban, if after diplomatic missions, at the level of the UN, nations around the world don't also come together requesting that the means by which a resource is produced and traded is fair and equitable, which includes as well conditions at mines and plants for workers, environmental quotas and economic forces. Then, at the level of the UN, a temporary ban might need to be placed. If the UN, a body to which its measure is human rights abuses, and rights abuses, implemented international policy as described above, that would be more than voluntary, it would apply pressure to interested parties that their business practices align with fair business practices and or be sustainable. It's only fair then, too, to have an international force that upholds this justice, albeit using diplomacy and nonviolence, since businesses, and illegal operators of smuggled goods, conduct their business internationally.

In the case of coca, coca is not the problem, its illegal use is a problem. Coca actually serves a purpose for people's health. Laws should aim at the illegal uses, not the legal growth or production of the plant, or its legal distribution. On the other hand, extracting balms from tiger bone, for example, though for health reasons, would be considered illegal because the animal is endangered and being hunted. GPS trackers of animals and on into other facets of modern, holistic science, are techniques the 'force' should use to stop this form of illegal trading. Diamonds and ivory, are mostly luxury goods, and even in some cases might be considered as unnecessary goods, if their trade is abusive or a cause of conflict or strife. Gold should put the right kind of pressures on the economy. Rare earth metals should be looked at, as all goods should be, through the total compass of their use. Can alternatives be found to replace their use in products, since they are expensive and rare (See the article, "Energy from the Sun," at the Seeing Our Way to the Future, 21st century holistic solutions website)? If they're driving inequitable development and or societal strife, potentially even war, should the use of resources be banned until conditions preclude violent abuses of the economy? The international task force, whose efforts would be coordinated with national task forces, put in place for the same purpose, which would chiefly be diplomatic, would operate wherever abuses of trade of goods occurs. Standards to be met can and should include environmentally kind extraction, manufacture and distribution; supply and demand economics which reflects the needs of sustaining a world and universe in balance, in addition to what is already in place, according to law, fair, safe and equitable conditions for workers and legal trade practices.

Mixing of Economies:

Involving the creation of initiatives that reflect the needs of the 21st century, internationally, that are also based on findings pertinent to the Reconstruction Department's end goals, still steeped in the long view of Keynesian economics, combined with market liberalism.

Developing international trade and commerce legislation in line with 21st century socio-political and economic needs.

The mixing of local, regional, state and international economies is both an outgrowth of globalization and an ultimate retrenchment to self-sustaining, localized, economic order.

Economics must explore the hinterland between progress and self-maintenance, to arrive at the most radical of solutions for world societies, whether developed or developing.

For a preliminary analysis, read the articles, “'Worldfocus' in Denmark: A People's Green Energy Model,” "A Smart Economy," and "A Voice on Free Trade," for more on how we might perhaps replicate and perceive socioeconomics and its related policy. The articles are listed at the Seeing Our Way to the Future, 21st century holistic solutions website. You may also read, in the book, The New Village: Finding Holistic Solutions, a brief contrast and comparison about the developing and developed world.

Cross Cultural Exchange for the Continuation of Cultural Heritage:

Facilitating the healthy exchange of ideas,
and continuation of cultural heritage, worldwide.

Global Participation:

Offering information sharing, and also the outgrowth of the American Reconstruction Department model to other countries.

Coordinating with governments, from around the world, their participation in a similar effort to the Department, with similar programs and directives, having diplomats help, too, to ensure efforts are tailored to the specific environmental and sociocultural needs of a country.


Working with developing nations, and also “assisting” in ensuring they are financially aided according to each home nation's global responsibilities, to help specifically with modernization of infrastructures in line with green technologies and sustainability, that complement the holistic community.

Updated on January 8, and March 27, 2013.





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