I saw the following video posted on a friend’s blog today and was struck by the deeply systemic view of life held by Jose Antonio Abreu, a Venezuelan who created a deeply influential movement to change the culture in his country through music. Please take a look at this 16 minute video for yourself and see what you notice about Jose’s view of culture and his method of bringing transformation to a whole country.

Click here to view the video at TED.com.

Who knew music could transform families, bring social justice, and influence a social system so profoundly?

What are you passionate about? How are your skills and passionate pursuits influencing your social systems? Or are they?