participatory culture

participatory culture

SOLIDARITY: Or, all mixed up in other people’s business?

SOLIDARITY: Or, all mixed up in other people’s business?

We’ve all of us been incensed by a news story, cultural trend or incident on the public bus that’s led us to understand that...
August 14, 2014 × 1 comment

community building

REACHING OUT: 5 easy ways to community build

REACHING OUT: 5 easy ways to community build

I get really skeptical about unambivalent nostalgia for the good-old-days because the good-old-days usually involved things like...
August 9, 2014 × 2 comments

participatory culture

THE PARADOX OF OUR GENERATION: Barrier-breaking individuals handicapped by chronic attention deficiency

THE PARADOX OF OUR GENERATION: Barrier-breaking individuals handicapped by chronic attention deficiency

Our generation has developed a knack for taking nearly every cultural category and smudging the defining lines. Of course, I’m...
June 22, 2014 × 0 comments

leadership

TRUE GOVERNMENT: Aligning with our cosmic purpose

TRUE GOVERNMENT: Aligning with our cosmic purpose

Planet Earth Magnificent blue and silver orb Coursing through space Not aimlessly, but on a mission Guided by cosmic design...
May 12, 2014 × 0 comments

participatory culture

RIGHTS REVOKED: Human rights don’t always follow a one-way evolutionary path

RIGHTS REVOKED: Human rights don’t always follow a one-way evolutionary path

Recently, the Canadian government tabled new legislation that would overhaul Canada’s current electoral system. The proposed...
May 1, 2014 × 0 comments

alternative education

UNLEARN: How unlearning makes us smarter

UNLEARN: How unlearning makes us smarter

In his recent book Unlearning Meditation: What to Do When the Instructions Get in the Way, Jason Siff discusses the concept of...
April 14, 2014 × 1 comment

participatory culture

JUSTICE FOR A DAY: 5 ways to sustain the drive for change

JUSTICE FOR A DAY: 5 ways to sustain the drive for change

March is an important month for social justice issues. There are a number of days specially devoted to the international recognition...
April 3, 2014 × 1 comment

communication

THE POWER OF QUOTATION: Why do we enjoy the words of others so much, anyway?

THE POWER OF QUOTATION: Why do we enjoy the words of others so much, anyway?

If you peruse social networking sites, online magazines and blogs on a regular basis, you’re likely to notice something—quotations...
March 12, 2014 × 0 comments

communication

CONSCIOUS COMMUNICATION: The convergence of myth, psychology, science, religion, and our universal language

CONSCIOUS COMMUNICATION: The convergence of myth, psychology, science, religion, and our universal language

Our human mind likes to break things down, to contextualize and put ideas, people and things into tidy boxes. Doing so helps us...
March 9, 2014 × 0 comments