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Positive Deviance

Positive Deviance may be more complex than gathering influential leaders with effective marketing, but Buckminster Fuller is not the only design expert who has advised us to encourage the demise of dysfunctional systems by building a more optimized, positive, better system. 481 more words

Behind the toilet door: poetry and space

Art is not found only in the painter’s studio or in the halls of a museum, it also has its place in the store, the shop, the factory and the home. 2,068 more words


Dining with David Orr (March 2013)

Last week I had the honour of being invited to attend the annual National Housing Federation East Midlands regional conference and dinner; usually the realm of Chief Executives and Board Directors, I was invited by… 235 more words

"The Owl & the Pussycat" by Edward Lear

I’m feeling light-hearted today, desirous of rhyme and rhythm. This poem is such a delight and one that I suspect doesn’t get the respect it deserves. 318 more words

Cupertino Poetry Exchange

I taught a ten year old how to blow bubble rings today (this isn’t him).

“A career is a job, a way to earn one’s keep, a way to build a long resume, a ticket to somewhere else. 71 more words


A Design-Issue

by Glynis MacLeod

“The world doesn’t need me.”

“I don’t know what to do with my life.”

“I feel lost.”

- young people

T H E   P R O B L E M… 1,044 more words

Basic Skills

“Science without passion and love cannot give us any purely objective reason to value life. These must come from deeper sources.” — David Orr