Category Archives: Industrial Civ.

Time For An Adrenaline Rush

I don’t usually “rush to print” here, but these are new times. I’ve been saying for a year now, “before Obama leaves office…” Here’s new confirmation of this timeline. Paul Gilding, whom I wrote about a year ago, is now … Continue reading

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~A New Life-Chapter~

You know how things change… sometimes it’s slow, and then you look around and IT’S DIFFERENT? What I’ve been doing on this website up to this point feels like it’s in the past. Not irrelevant. I wouldn’t think of taking … Continue reading

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Global-Reset Events

Most of my friends know how to “reset” or “restart” a computer. They know that it wipes the short-term memory clean, but leaves the underlying machinery intact, and leaves intact work they have done, that they have saved a copy … Continue reading

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Resilience

So, Andrew Zolli, author of Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back, is part of an association of change agents who have gathered together under the name “Pop Tech.” Andrew “curates” conferences which draw presenters from mostly-isolated “silos of excellence” together with¬†knowledgeable¬†audiences … Continue reading

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Synchronicity, Serendipity, Epiphany & Apophenia

I started my March 30 post with the familiar ironic trope, “just a coincidence…” There, the reader could believe that I think it is more than a coincidence, while not needing to take a position herself. Now I want to address … Continue reading

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Stephen Jenkinson on Our Dying Culture, pt. 2 & 3

So this is my journey, at this point. Paul Gilding has inspired me not to feel marginalized. Not to slink around as if I was carrying a bunch of crazy ideas, rather than having a partial grasp of what will … Continue reading

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Feeling Fear Frees Me, Opens Me Up

Just a coincidence, right, that as I opened myself to the flow of my fear a new friend happened to mention the website OrphanWisdom.com? Stephen Jenkinson has a profound critique of our culture and a vision for some of the elements … Continue reading

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