August 2014

Thoughts on Burning Man 2013 “Cargo Cult”

I presented the resulting thoughts of my Burning Man 2013 at Burning Seed (Australian Regional) 2013. As I prepare for my 4th Burning Man (8th burn), I’m watching this to get in the zone and start my ruminations about this year’s “Caravansary” theme. I’m glad to be reminded to avoid being jaded by challenging myself to get uncomfortable and that the best high is being a part of someone else’s ‘a-ha’ moment. There’s a lot more I’m happy to be reminded of – thanks JayMan for ... {read more}

Breakdown / Breakthrough: A survey of the imminent evolution of Western culture from a Cultural Sustainability perspective

I’m getting ready to start on my thesis and being challenged in a number of ways as I try to complete my thesis proposal. Today I reviewed the last paper I wrote (for a theory class) about this pursuit… Breakdown / Breakthrough: A survey of the imminent evolution of Western culture from a Cultural Sustainability perspective Let’s start with the intrinsic and essential truth: our unconscious habits create the social structures we live amongst and we produce social life through our conscious and unconscious actions. In other ... {read more}