Architect Sherri Tracinski and Shrikant will be discussing life and ideas of Louis Sullivan and then focusing on his concept of “Art of Expression” and “Form Follows Function” Get your copy of Louis Sullivan’s Kindergarten Chats here: https://www.amazon.com/Kindergarten-C… Or see free online version here: https://archive.org/details/in.ernet…. This is Louis Sullivan’s masterpiece in its entirety— it isContinue reading “Louis Sullivan’s Ideas: An Introduction | Comprehensivists”
The Handbook for New Stoics Week 1: Discover What’s Really in Your Control Greg Lopez has graciously agreed to walk us through selected weeks of Stoic exercises from his and Massimo’s new book “A Handbook for New Stoics: How to Thrive in a World Out of Your Control”. The book offers a systematic 52 weekContinue reading “Handbook for New Stoics: Discover What’s Really in Your Control | Stoic Saturdays”
“The desire of a child’s parents to let their child act without correction on every impulse perversely produced precisely the opposite effect: they deprive him instead of every opportunity to engage in independent action… Do not let your children do anything that makes you dislike them.” Come discuss the impact of each of Jordan Peterson’sContinue reading “Rule #5 – Don’t Let Your Children… | Jordan Peterson”
Where ignorance is bliss, ‘tis folly to be wise.” -Thomas Gray, 1742 In this discussion, we will explore the implications of this statement, and the nature of the pursuit of truth and illumination of lies in our world. Are some things not worth knowing? Is the relentless pursuit of truth equivalent to Pandora’s box, bringingContinue reading “Is Ignorance Bliss: Black Mirror s1 e3 | Self Improvement”
This Meetup is designed as an introduction to the ideas of comprehensivist approach to life. A panel with several people identifying as comprehensivist in their approach will start by talking at a personal level on three topics: 1) Their Story: How did they discover comprehensivist approach? Why did it grow on them? How do theyContinue reading “Why Be a Comprehensivist? | Comprehensivists”
“It seems to me it is better to do significant things than to just get along through life to its end.” — Richard Hamming Jake White https://medium.com/@Jake_Color will be presenting on Mathematician Richard Hamming’s Ideas and other scientists’ observations about what makes creative work and discoveries possible.
“Aim high. Set your sights on betterment of being. Align yourself, in your soul, with truth and the highest good. Concentrate on the day so you can live in the present, and attend completely and properly to what is right in front of you—but do that only after you have decided to let what isContinue reading “Rule #4: Compare Yourself To… | Jordan Peterson”
Our brain has two faculties: Analytical and Intuitive that operate differently. The analytical faculty is deliberate and rational; whereas the intuitive faculty is effortless, subconscious, automatic, fast and has a flowing quality. Each of the faculties can interfere with the other if you try to use them together. You can get the maximum mileage outContinue reading “Enhance Writing & Creativity with Analytical—Intuitive Shuttling | 52 Living Ideas”
“Three metamorphoses of the spirit do I designate to you: how the spirit becometh the camel, a lion, and the lion at last a child.” – Nietzsche This is a passage from Nietzsches (in my opinion, best) book, thus spoke Zarathustra. The story covers the theme of humanity and it’s chasm between the past andContinue reading “Nietzsche’s Three Metamorphoses of the Spirit | Self Improvement”
To prepare for this Meetup on Mindfulness & Communication please read and see videos on this week’s topic here: https://palousemindfulness.com/MBSR/w…
This week Rupali Sharma, who runs a Montessori school,(see:http://thetecschools.com) discusses how the Montessori method fosters self-driven learning in children.