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Transforming Taiwan’s Education – with a LEAP

I created this situation, complication, question and hypothesis (SCQH) in September on the Art / Earth / Tech nucleus retreat. In November, at our community sprint we chose the name “The LEAP” (Life Expression and Aspiration Project) to describe the initiative I hope to start to pursue the hypothesis. Situation Taiwan is a small highly […]

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Press Release: iMED receives Rockefeller Foundation funding

Art / Earth / Tech are delighted to announce that they have received a grant of $199,975 from The Rockefeller Foundation. The grant will be used to launch the first phase of iMED (Innovating Medical Entrepreneurship and Delivery). The pro feject will focus on the research and design of alternative funding mechanisms to the monopoly […]

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Untitled Poem by Liam Kavanagh

This week we share an untitled poem by Art Earth Tech Institute member Liam Kavanagh. Untitled There is a sleeping dog next to me He jumped on me determined To get his excitement I held my fellow wearily Determined to get my peace Felt his muscles and ribs and pulse And mine for maybe five minutes, As […]

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First Light

This week we share a poem written by Art Earth Tech member Sarah Hickson, titled ‘First Light’. Photographs by Sarah Hickson First Light Sand, gritty and strangely cool underfoot, A pale, liquid dawn sky. Overnight the wind has gently caressed the dunes into unblemished ripples that playfully catch the sun’s early morning song. Shadows form voluptuous pools, curved […]

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My Introduction to Gautama’s uncommon wisdom

Long ago, when I was in a Boy Scout summer camp, we were making out way through a pack of candy that a few of us had pooled our money to buy (“Nerds”, I think) when we noticed that there was a prize competition. Thousands of dollars of prizes were there to be won, and […]

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Non Attachment to Views by Jonathan Ekstrom

Non-attachment is a subtle and far reaching internal orientation away from depending on things. These things include all “objects” which the subject might fallaciously come to believe are either itself, or needed to support itself. This includes cars, food, relationships, ideas, thoughts, emotions, indeed all phenomena which occur in “experience”. Objects which confuse experience also […]