Saturday, January 15, 2005

l ? Quiz--Are You a Cultural Creative l

! Take this quiz and see if you may be a Cultural Creative

:See how many of the following statements are true for you

I love Nature and am deeply concerned *
.about its destruction

I am strongly aware of the problems of *
the whole planet (global warming, destruction of
the rainforests, overpopulation, lack of ecological
sustainability, exploitation of people in poorer
countries) and want to see more action on them
.such as limiting economic growth

I would pay more taxes or pay more for consumer goods *
if I could know the money would go to clean up
.the environment and to stop global warming

I place a great deal of importance on developing *
.and maintaining my relationships

I place a lot of value on helping other people *
.and bringing out their unique gifts

I do volunteering for one or more good causes *

I care intensely about both psychological
.and spiritual development

I see spirituality or religion as important
in my life, but am concerned about the role of
.the Religious Right in politics

I want more equality for women at work, and *
.more women leaders in business and politics

I am concerned about violence and abuse of
.women and children around the world

I want our politics and government spending *
to put more emphasis on children’s education and
well-being, on rebuilding our neighborhoods and
communities, and on creating an ecologically
.sustainable future

I am unhappy with both the Left and the Right *
in politics, and want to find a new way that is
.not in the mushy middle

I tend to be somewhat optimistic about *
our future, and distrust the cynical and pessimistic
.view that is given by the media

I want to be involved in creating a new and *
.better way of life in my country

I am concerned about what the big corporations *
:are doing in the name of making more profits
downsizing, creating environmental problems, and
.exploiting poorer countries

I have my finances and spending under *
.control, and am not concerned about overspending

I dislike all the emphasis in modern culture *
on success and “making it,” on getting and
.spending, on wealth and luxury goods

I like people and places that are exotic *
and foreign, and like experiencing and learning
.about other ways of life

If 13 or more of these statements were true
for you, you are a Cultural Creative--and
.you are not alone

from The Lilypad List, by Marian Van Eyk McCain
Findhorn Press,2004

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