Becoming Promethean: Creativity, courage and compassion

Becoming Promethean: Creativity, courage and compassion

The great god Zeus tasked Prometheus and his brother Epimetheus, who were both skilled craftsmen, with populating the earth. Epimetheus made animals and birds, insects and fish. When he was finished Prometheus stepped forward and made the last creature. He took some...
The art of attention and the transformation of the trivial

The art of attention and the transformation of the trivial

“it’s not the large things that send a man to the madhouse…it’s the continuing series of small tragedies…a shoelace that snaps with no time left … The dread of life is that swarm of trivialities that can kill quicker than cancer and which are always there” Charles...
On the nature of good work

On the nature of good work

What is good work? It is in our nature as human beings that we are both active and social. We are active in so far as we are designed to perform certain functions. We can move, manipulate, make things, communicate. We have agency, the ability to effect and change the...
Creating portals of possibility

Creating portals of possibility

The sense of possibility is one of the most enlivening experiences we can have. Possibility is potentiality, prospect, hope. The open-ended, uncertain nature of life allows for possibility…to be possible! The future is unwritten, unknown, in which new things can...