By Jurriaan Kamp, Ode, January / February 2010

More and more research shows that mind does influence matter. Telepathy and telekinesis may already have been realities in the experiences of many, but they are beginning to find their place in the realm of science. The potential impact of entering this next scientific frontier is literally mind-blowing…

…Our nominees vary from peace activists to social entrepreneurs and from nature conservationists to community organizers. Their inspiring examples show that we can meet our challenges and solve our problems, that optimism is not just a state of mind. It is the beginning of the thought that changes the reality. It is the beginning of the solution. It is the driving force for positive change, a force that will gather further strength and momentum as science catches up.