This post is an investigation into the concept of pleasure or enjoyment as it relates to Kahnemans concept of the experiencing self and the remembering self. It is posted on this blog in the spirit of sharing strategies for pleasure, Continue reading More Strategies For Body Pleasure Management
Consider the following found in a recent email from Adbusters: How can we have spaceships and virtual reality and starving children at the same time? Weighing the almost magical technological advancement of recent years against the regression of our relations Continue reading Get Past This Angst
At topical moments in time, I have been comparing my views on things to those around me. This serves to hold up a mirror to the way I think about things, compared to the way others think about things. In Continue reading Primer: Systems Don’t Work
If you (or someone) are working on a theory for building a new way to run the world, good on you! It’s hard! But before you go to the internet with your new world order, here’s a short list of Continue reading Utopia Acid Test
City Size and Stability An acquaintance once told me that Germany experiences political stability in part due to the fact that all of its cities are roughly of equal size. I have no way to validate this claim, but Germany’s Continue reading Britain’s unequal cities and the magnetic force of London’s social norms
Can we go beyond nations into political fluidity? Continue reading End Of Nations: Stage 5 Geography?
“Anything that thinks logically can be fooled by something else that thinks at least as logically as it does.” – Douglas Adams
My emotional return to a world using money Continue reading Money, part 2
It’s time for some emotional maturity when it comes to cheaters in systems.
Continue reading Emotionally Dealing With Cheaters
Required Reading Robert Kegan’s personal development framework, summarised here by David Chapman. You might also like to read my earlier thoughts about what Stage 5 or “fluid mode” is, or means, for individuals. This post will be taking huge liberties with Continue reading Existing signs of fluidity