About

Our Mission Statement

The Tellus Nova Foundation (TNF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to a two part mission:

The development of a culture of individuality, critical thinking, and reason as the culture that can bring people from around the world together under the common cause of making the world a more peaceful, prosperous, and enlightened place.

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To create subsidiary for-profit businesses in order to fund the development of solutions to the world’s major crises, and to build the physical infrastructure we need to have a more sustainable future.

The TNF works to raise funds for projects focused on ecological, economic, cultural, and infrastructural development.  Our goal is to ensure that we, as planet, have a worthwhile future by creating a new civilization built on the creation of an intellectually mature culture.

Our Methods

The first part of our mission will be accomplished through the education of the public of freely accessible philosophical reading materials that will encourage readers to think more about the larger picture.

The second part of our mission will be accomplished as the TNF develops its business and donor network to fund projects such as large-scale hydroponic farming, purchasing land to help protect ecosystems, building schools oriented around a higher standard of learning, water desalination and tertiary water treatment, scientific research, artistic grants, and planning the development of self-sustainable model communities.

 

Beginnings

The TNF was founded by a social club originally focused on discussing the state of the world and the future, and finding ways to create a better future than what the club’s membership was seeing unfold. The club also served a secondary function of helping to provide a platform of financial cooperation among its members, as it was founded by people who were quite poor, and the hope was to set an example of generosity and cooperation for the public to follow. The TNF carriers the legacy of this club in its mission today.
The name “Tellus Nova,” means “New Earth.” We took the name from the philosophy book Tellus Nova, which was the published compilation of the same authors work on the Terra Nova books written between 2006 and 2014. The book describes the author’s general ideas on metaphysics, morality, enlightenment, nature, and social structures.
The Tellus Nova Foundation bears the name of this book, as a sign of our continued efforts to improve the state of the human condition, and our planet. The TNF has built itself from this legacy of a true grassroots beginning, and incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in 2017.