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Individualism: Collective Blindspot #2

I started off this series of four blogs by first introducing the three major cultural attachments that Art Earth Tech has been taking as a theme this last year —rationality, individuality, and equality — and the blind spots that these attachments create. Next, I made the case that our religious faith in rationality stalls action […]

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Faith in Rationality and Progress: Collective Blind Spot #1

As I watched reports of the Arctic wildfires this summer and witnessed the climate protests of the fall, I wondered: are we finally nearing that long-anticipated, long-dreaded point of collective reckoning? Will the world’s sights and sounds force our guts to feel what our intellect has long held in ghostly form? Humans have messed the […]

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Collective Blind Spots: An introduction

Art Earth Tech is a community for a wiser world. You might ask how we see society getting wiser — we suggest that one of the main ways we can collectively become wiser is to look at our shared blind spots. What are shared blind spots? You might think of them as collective versions of […]

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Returning to Mystery, Saving Ourselves: Blind Spots

Our second Blind Spots event: Returning to mystery, Saving Ourselves will take place on the 19th of May from 3.30pm-5h30pm (doors at 3:15) at St. Ethelburga’s Centre for Peace and Reconciliation, 78 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AG. Artists, activists, therapists, and scientists will connect the many routes “out of our head” through art, mindfulness, nature, and […]