Schools — places where our children go to learn. What makes a healthy and supportive learning environment? More police officers than counselors demonstrates such a distortion of priorities (and intentions). AND… it’s also a concrete data point that we could shift. These systems aren’t functioning effectively. Changing them will involve massive investments of energy and […]
I believe that another world is possible. I believe that humans have the capacity to be more humane. We are living in a time of profound injustice, where human lives are constantly violated, and hate and violence is being amplified. And yet, I still believe in the goodness in people’s hearts. How do we tap […]
This past year I have written more online. I have used social media to ask the questions my heart ponders or frets over, share the news that crosses my path, and to articulate the ways I make meaning of the world around me. The responses from people reading my words have helped me see more […]
This is a great explanation for the project I am working on right now… Looking at the reality that systems are living organisms and operate like living organisms. What can we thus learn from what we already know makes an organism healthy and vibrant? How can we apply that knowledge towards social organizing, action and innovation?
i’m currently reading The Power of Limits: Proportional Harmonies in Nature, Art, and Architecture by Gyorgy Doczi when we look deeply into the patterns of an apple blossom, a seashell, or a swinging pendulum, however, we discover a perfection, an incredible order, that awakens in us a sense of awe that we knew as children. […]