I have studied learning and creativity for thirty years. We humans think from our egos and we create from our egos. It’s all about “me me me.” Even people who are social activists often come from a place of “what can I do? I need to do more. I need to help.” Because of this [ Read more … ]
It lives in a place that’s beyond social conditioning.
Years ago I was listening to a radio program where a climate scientist was being interviewed on someone’s show and they were taking questions from the audience. The first person to call in said, “No way. It doesn’t matter how much data you have. Climate change is not real.” It was clear that no amount [ Read more … ]
Metaphors function to stimulate and catalyze inner transformations. These are the eleven key metaphors for change that are present in the literature of all world cultures*: Transitioning from caterpillar to butterfly Awakening from the dream of reality Uncovering the veils of illusion Moving from captivity to liberation Purification by inner fire Going from darkness to [ Read more … ]
When I was growing up, my mother frequently said that I was “accident prone.” Perhaps it’s because I broke my leg when I was two by “putting my foot down” when the neighbor kid was pushing four of us on a carriage swing. I wanted him to stop pushing so hard and when screaming didn’t [ Read more … ]