This Tuesday night, 7/5 at the Windup Space, we’ll be holding a focus group of people who have become interested in WhoWeAm. The event is part of the D:Center’s monthly Design Conversations series. We’ll be showing a few short films and getting peoples thoughts and feedback about WhoWeAm: what it’s saying, where it’s going, and [...]
Posts Tagged ‘wisdom’
Why aren’t they looting in Japan? Surely, under those circumstances citizens are owed whatever they can grab. Who are they kidding? Who could blame them? You’d be a fool not to. If you don’t someone else will. At times like these, it’s every man—now person, for his or herself. But somehow, they don’t.
Yesterday, I heard columnist David Brooks of the New York Times talking about his new book, The Social Animal. He says his whole perspective as a journalist has changed. He now sees the policymaking—the human decision-making he’s been covering for decades very differently than he did before.
I don’t know about you, but it takes me a month to get past the holidays. For me, the holidays are mostly about spending time with family and friends. So what’s all the rest of the fanfare for? The ironic fact that culture doesn’t really matter in our culture is unfortunate because for us, as [...]
As Stephan said: clarity is half the battle. He’s right, of course. So what does the other half look like. This video is quick look at information from other times and places offers a perspective. Special thanks to Eric Smallwood for the sweet montage!
You can tell a lot about a civilization by the imagery it puts the most money behind. Most we’ve admired spent big on making their favorite philosophy visible everywhere and beautiful to everyone. They wanted to weave their wisdom into the fabric of their cultures. For better or worse, those cultures became the ideas they [...]