The Omega Point

The “Omega Point” is a term used by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to describe the peak of unity and integration toward which all life is evolving, including you. Our six learning paths make it easy for you to find the support you need on your journey. These articles, videos, and slideshows—from Omega, our teachers, and people just like you—can give you the tools you need to live an inspired life.

Omega Institute Composting Gone Wrong to Right by Eric Steinman
The Transformative Power of Composting
The human stomach is a wondrous muscular hollow that is truly the center of magical transformation in the human body.
Omega Institute The Next Sustainable Culinary Frontier: Insects by Eric Steinman
How Eating Insects May Be in Your Sustainable Future
Eating insects provides a far more sustainable source of protein than our existing consumption of meat and animal products.
Omega Institute Skip the Toxins and Make Healthy Snacks for the Kids
An easy solution to limit kids’ exposure to chemicals is to reduce the amount of packaged foods they consume.
Throughout nature, we can find useful examples of solutions to systemic engineering problems.
The fastest way to achieve personal transformation is to change who it is we aspire to be when we grow up.
Students from the Ecological Literacy Immersion Program build a rain garden in front of Omega's Dining Hall to catch runoff that causes erosion during heavy storms.
Omega Institute How to Create a Lasagna Garden
Students in the Ecological Literacy Immersion Program created a lasagna garden on Omega’s campus with Tama Jackson from AppleSeed Permaculture.
Building a Rain Garden
Learn how to plant a rain garden in 3 easy steps to help protect our natural waterways from pollution and enhance your home with native plants.
Helping Kids Develop a Passion for the Natural World
Karen Schneller-McDonald explains how environmental knowledge—without heart—is not enough to assure a sustainable future.
(A Valentine)
Joy Harjo is a poet and performer who has written seven books of poetry, including How We Became Human, The Woman Who Fell From the Sky, and She Had Some Horses.