Oregon Experiment – Book review

I was pleased that the third book in Christopher Alexander’s series centres upon Cambridge as an example of the ‘Timeless Way of Building’. I live in Cambridge and perhaps there is no coincidence that a…

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Scaling Creativity and Wisdom

This is the first draft of our interpretation of how one can scale wisdom, knowledge-seeking, creativity and beauty at various levels In our own experience, even as a triad, nothing really moved until we had…

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Writing Values

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As we continued talking long into the night, we began to reflect on the process of how we wrote the values and ultimately what they meant for us. Whilst we were still following an urge,…

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How to find values

We sat down together to explore how we went from initial urge to formalising the values and why we needed values. Full video recording Audio download Transcript M: So we’re here to talk about our…

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The Princess’s Kiss & The Female Hero’s Journey

If it’s true what the cognitive neuroscientists say that story and myths inform you about what to do when you don’t know what to do, then stories are fundamental to decision-making under uncertainty, and that…

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The Wanderer – Voyages, Challenge and Life

Gav and Neal talked about an excerpt from the book, ‘The Wanderer’ by Sterling Hayden. A key quote: “To be truly challenging, a voyage, like a life, must rest on a firm foundation of financial…

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The Goblin and the Blind

There’s a certain way that things turn and vibrate. A fusion and dance of reality, igniting a path; a continual movement forwards. Within this space we exist, we find our paths, propelled. Dreams continue to…

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Discussing High Agency

So, what do you mean by High Agency? Neal I had a little look into it and it seems to be something, really, about being able to achieve, let’s say, a goal, but it doesn’t…

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Seeking Greatness

Let’s start with a riddle You’re lost in a labyrinth and you need to get out quickly. It’s a matter of survival. You chance upon two robots in this labyrinth. One robot has the algorithm:…

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Exploring the Faustian Spirit

Where did it come from, originally, this idea to explore the Faustian Spirit, or Neo-Fasutianism? Neal I was watching this video of the Paris Dakar Rally. It was some Dutch guy in the 70s is…

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