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The self was a good idea but its time has come to fade away

Identity is the new Holy Grail. Everybody is looking for something that does not exist, and still would somehow magically transform their mediocre existence into the golden rule. 1,809 more words

Cultural Optimism

The Mind as a Blank Tablet

Education is perhaps the most important endeavor in the raising of children. It may also may perhaps the greatest mirror in understanding the human condition in that it is the method by which we inculcate children with the necessary norms and values necessary for their growth as human beings. 437 more words



It’s not always about culture.

(1) “Culture skill” is a “soft skill,” so people say. It’s not part of the business portfolio, or at least not a very important part. 370 more words

BAM Disciple-making And Vision

"There Are Many Strange Legends in the Amazon..."

October has come again. As many people far wiser and more experienced than I, have recognized, there is some tremor, some power, that separates October from the rest of the year. 2,219 more words

Non-arrival flights: A Digital Remapping of Linguistic Borders

What happens when three engineers and two humanists who speak Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, and Russian get together? They make a digital interactive poem using automated… 197 more words


The Collective Unconscious And Synchronicity - Are We All Created, Held Together And United As One By Mystic Bonds Emanating From The Psyche

Earlier this week I thought of an old friend and work colleague I had not been in contact with for many years, Professor Patrick Neary, who works and lives in Canada, and a few hours later an email arrived from him with all his news and recent life history detailed in it and in which he said he had thought of me this week and wondered what I was up to. 2,720 more words