In the theme of openness and transparency and just generally updating my blog : I’m currently working 9-5 at the Adelaide Festival and the very busy Festival period is starting. I’m developing a web platform for an education startup called Teacher Time. I’m the founder of the South Australian Zeitgeist Movement chapter and would like… Continue reading Update : I’m 108% busy
Occupy Movement Proposal – Be Solutions Based
After a discussion after the GA there was a great idea. Be solutions focused. This is my proposal to the Occupy Movement Proposal : Occupy should not talk so much about what we are against. We should primarily talk about viable solutions which we support and why. We should be solutions focused. If there is an issue or range of interconnected issues without… Continue reading Occupy Movement Proposal – Be Solutions Based
Occupy Democracy…. But what about the human brain?
Some new scientific evidence is emerging which actually brings into question some of the fundamental assumptions of Democracy, especially the belief that a well informed public increases democracy and that people actually care about social issues. http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/ideas/articles/2010/07/11/how_facts_backfire/ — Researchers discover a surprising threat to democracy: our brains http://www.sciguru.com/newsitem/11361/Ignorance-bliss-when-it-comes-challenging-social-issues — The less people know about important complex issues such as the… Continue reading Occupy Democracy…. But what about the human brain?