Henri Bortoft on seeing life itself

Seeing is the thing! Simon Robinson shares Henri Bortoft’s 2009 Schumacher College lectures on his blog Transition Consciousness: Making the transition to a better world. The following is a transcript of Henri Boroft’s Lecture Four, Part Three, from 12:20 to 16:05, where Bortoft talks about seeing life itself, comparing Darwin with Goethe. I have edited […]

Masanobu Fukuoka in his own words

This post is a compilation of my tweets from reading of Masanobu Fukuoka’s two books The One-Straw Revolution and Sowing Seeds in the Desert. Masanobu Fukuoka (1913–2008) was a Japanese farmer and philosopher. He was an outspoken advocate of the value of observing nature’s principles. Introduction The One-Straw Revolution is Masanobu Fukuoka’s first book which became […]

Stuart Kauffman on emergence and life

Here is Closer To Truth‘s interview with Stuart Kauffman about “Is Emergence Fundamental?” Stuart Kauffman says among other things that (my emphasis in bold): Reason is an insufficient guide for living your life. It means we need reason, emotion, intuition, sensation, metaphor. … Life is much richer than we thought.1 The biosphere is creating its […]

Start with why

Inspiring leaders start with what they believe in first, making their worldview and motivation explicit. … The why defines the how in an action-oriented way. … how expresses the values that guide our actions and how we aim to manifest the higher purpose in action; and what refers to the results of those actions.1 Notes: 1, Daniel […]