Breaking apart the components of social action, strategically.
Primitive societies were democratic, and grew more and more power-cenralized, in seemingly inevitable way. But now that means of communication is democratized, can we see a state change to a re-democratized world?
Is over-engineering a response to cultural trauma? The value (or demand for) status. Sensible strategy for creating value in the world. The value of self-promotion. Charlatans, hiders, and value show-uppers. What’s the right ration of allocating time for self-promotion versus creating value? How do you unlock your showing up? What is the value of shining? […]
Impeachment hearings go in real time, hard to think slow enough to ask the questions and un-bias the conversation (if you want to think based on what is true). A framework for understanding: The value of multiple viewpoints Viewpoints are often chosen based on values (though multi-viewpoints are good generally) Each viewpoint can have a […]
Three circles of purpose (personal joy, global contribution, true prosperity). The difference between joy and entertainment.
Seeing time as a grid forces hyper-linearity on the feel and flow of our day; what if we could design a journal that was based around it, instead?
Innovation is great; but why do Silicon Valley still use it in the service of outdated (predatory) economic model?
Conscious mind and auto-mind. We discuss the Alliance for Community Development’s new Values System. The back-and-forth relationship (bidirectional feedback loop) between cultural signifiers and internalized culture. (Values System is an example of trying to intercept this and put in a consciously desired influence.) And another back-and-forth relationship between “slow mind” (PFC) and “fast mind” to […]