Three Spheres: East, West & Digital – a Scribal Hyperbook

What are the Three Spheres by Mark Stahlman, President, CSDL Overview: A History of History of Civilizations Overview: The Lost Cause East: China Retrieves Chi & Leapfrogs the West East: India & Japan: Reconfiguration of the East West: Disenchantment of the West West: Natural Law Digital: Digital Sphere Retrieves Alchemy Digital: Post Humanity? 0:00 WhatContinue reading “Three Spheres: East, West & Digital – a Scribal Hyperbook”

Louis Sullivan’s Ideas: An Introduction | Comprehensivists

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:… Or see free online version here:…. This is Louis Sullivan’s masterpiece in its entirety— it isContinue reading “Louis Sullivan’s Ideas: An Introduction | Comprehensivists”

Handbook for New Stoics: Discover What’s Really in Your Control | Stoic Saturdays

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”

Rule #5 – Don’t Let Your Children… | Jordan Peterson

“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”

Is Ignorance Bliss: Black Mirror s1 e3 | Self Improvement

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”

Why Be a Comprehensivist? | Comprehensivists

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”

Richard Hamming & Scientific Discovery with Jake White

“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 will be presenting on Mathematician Richard Hamming’s Ideas and other scientists’ observations about what makes creative work and discoveries possible.