These are some of the people who have inspired me a great deal in looking at education, and society in general: Myles Horton, bell hooks, George Lakey, Cornell West, Starhawk, Amy and Arnold Mindell, Paulo Freire, Augusto Boal, Hector Aristizabal, Carl Ransom Rogers, John Holt, Gene Sharp, Saul Alinsky, Noam Chomky, Ivan Illich, Erica Thorne, the Ecodharma collective, Larry Dressler, Krishnamurti, Lao Tse, Joanna Macy.