Choose Hope-You Matter by Dr. Craig F. Schindler published on 2017-04-24T05:20:52Z . Dr. Craig F. Schindler’s talk, CHOOSE HOPE, YOU MATTER, is about how each of us can make a powerful difference in our world and how together we can help accelerate the love-based worldwide rising. “Choose Hope, ” he says, because real hope is what we live: Because something unprecedented is happening; Because tens of millions of us are waking to do our part and rising up to voice our commitment to resist hate, to embody love and justice, to defend freedom, and to protect the living Earth. Scientists say that when ten percent of a population adopts a new idea or innovation it reaches the tipping point and spreads like a flame. So when ten percent of us are living the change we want for the world, we will transform our culture and thus our politics. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. expressed the essence of this call: “Our goal is to create the Beloved Community and this will require an inner change in the quality of our soul and an outer change in the quantity of our compassionate action. By living with mindfulness and compassion, we join the caravan of great souls who’ve been to the mountaintop and who call us to come together across race, creed and culture to build the new era of dignity, environmental restoration and real peace. .