Tag Archive | education
Is your work sustaining you and the world?
Hello readers, Do you ever wonder why President Obama keeps reiterating that we need to train our children to focus on maths, sciences and technology, pushing them towards readiness for jobs and careers of the future, which are all ostensibly oriented towards the left-brained world of technology? Do you ever wonder why he doesn’t support […]
Intuition vs Tuition: Where Does Learning Come From?
Hello readers, I have been reading James Hillman’s “The Soul’s Code”, and I feel a great affinity for the concepts he espouses and explains. His respect for the necessity of the invisible to give meaning to human life is really the backbone of my own quest in life. In “The Soul’s Code”, Hillman delves into […]
The Lost Symbol
In art school, more specifically at the French national art school, I learned that using symbols and visual symbolic language was not a good thing if I wanted to be a good contemporary artist. Good art at the time was cool, made with expensive and impressive materials, such as extremely large full color photographs, preferably […]
Fifty Shades of Empty
Last night I was watching the presidential debate, and my overall impression was that we are lacking a visionary leader. There is talk of economy, finances, getting people jobs – but there is no discussion of bringing meaning and purpose to people’s lives. There was an excitement in the 2008 elections that is now absent. […]