learning, schools and society G.I. Gurdjieff introduced the concept of the 4th Way School to the west. this sort of school is intended to develop the capacity to be more awake, through engagement with "ordinary life."
The aim of Atelier12 is to develop the kind of engagement with ordinary life spoken of by Gurdjieff, through studio art practice.
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Cuneiform Numbers - Numberphile Alex Bellos discusses how numbers were written in ancient Cuneiform.More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓More from this interview on Numberphile2:...
tertiary qualifications in "advanced" economies
The ritual of a shared meal, from preparation to clean-up.
Using art as my modus operandi
Working in the sketchbooks... a bit of reading and writing on the side.
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When the numbers dont support the advertised benefits of an economic dogma.
nymag.com Nouriel Roubini predicted the 2008 crash. Now, he’s warning that the America is hurtling toward food riots — and then a decade-spanning depression.
Economics in action.
“Kurka gorl”, an ingenious fish trap on the Glyde River near Ramingining, north-central Arnhem Land, 1937.
“The principle is that at a high tide fish, stranded higher up by receding flood waters, will try to return to the sea; the gorl therefore gets these fish that have been inland for some time and not fish that have gone up on one tide…” - Donald Thomson’s notes.
Photo credit: Donald Thomson
insider.com The people living and building these autonomous homes told Insider what it's like to live in an Earthship, and why they've seen an uptick in interest.
abc.net.au Arianwen Harris used to joke that homeschooling was her "worst nightmare", but after a rocky start she's noticed positive changes in her two sons.
theguardian.com When a group of schoolboys were marooned on an island in 1965, it turned out very differently to William Golding’s bestseller, writes Rutger Bregman
Gurdjieff argued that "impressions" are a food, with different impressions having more or less nutritional value.
bigthink.com Is information the fifth form of matter?
azquotes.com The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
I wrote my art site about "An common scientific law between-music and pictures".
This is historical big innovation of the art. I am using this theory with my recent pictures.
Please visit this page.
smithsonianmag.com In 2009, the number of annual misdemeanor arraignments in New York City peaked at more than 320,000. Although this figure has dropped in years since, the city’s court system remains overburdened, leading officials to explore initiatives aimed at avoiding prosecution for low-level offenders. As Hak...
allthatsinteresting.com Researchers discovered ancient texts hidden beneath years of writing in the manuscripts at St. Catherine's Monastery.
This guy is the genius who did it all in the 1960's - current day tech billionaires haven't invented anything.
We are so thrilled and grateful our award-winning feature documentary has won another film festival. The Augmentation of Douglas Engelbart is about the creator of the computer mouse, now available on Amazon Prime. Check it out: https://amzn.to/2KBisxq
9 life lessons from comedian Tim Minchin will make you laugh -- and learn!
Source: The University of Western Australia
It just doesn't work
evonomics.com Why promoting only individual level competition is disastrous.
sbs.com.au When I would go out, people would comment that they hadn’t seen me for a while, would ask whether I was ok. I found this strange - especially because I’d felt the best I had in years.
originally written 1990, updated 2005, still pertinent though the author is deceased.
neopagan.net Isaac Bonewits on the World-Wide Threat of Fundamentalism
Difraction of power relations
Foucault's work reminds us that if the only form of power we are willing to recognise is sovereign violence, we will be unable to see power in other forms. Only by analysing power in its multiplicity do we have a chance to mount a multiplicity of freedoms. The power thinker: http://ow.ly/Cd7T309V4E3
when meaning loses value
huffingtonpost.com By now countless journalists, academics, and luminaries have expressed serious concern over the election of Donald Trump. To put it simply, the only ones...
totally support this idea
www.theguardian.com Instead of pumping time and money into exams, we should focus on wellbeing and encouraging children to connect with the natural world
chriscorrigan.com Here is a collection of resources I use in my facilitation practice. By and large these resources support facilitation of participatory and self-organizing process at scales ranging from very sma...
who would you trust more, to say it the way it is - a comedian or a politician?
sbs.com.au The Backburner, The Australian Newspaper (not associated with The Australian newspaper)
becomingminimalist.com People who love the life they live naturally find more time to live it.
learning more about the complexities of intelligence, but as the good Prof. says... intellect is amoral - focus on character and how to mobilize intelligence for good work.
Howard Gardner, Bruce McEwen, The Rockefeller University: Psychologist HOWARD GARDNER is noted for his theory of multiple intelligences, which has profoundly...
AlphaGo beat the Go World Champion 3-1. Why do it's creators not know how? Brais Martinez is a Research Fellow & Deep Learning expert at the University of No...
and so say all of us
theconversation.com MATHS AND SCIENCE EDUCATION: We’ve asked our authors about the state of maths and science education in Australia and its future direction. Today, Rachel Grieve discusses why we need to spread science-specific…