Enlightenment Is Real

From planetary ruin to politics, it’s easy to see that we humans have hit the limits of our current level of consciousness. How much pain and destruction lies ahead depends on how quickly we take human consciousness to the next level. This makes it a fine time for us allContinue Reading

Earth: More Than a Raw Material — an Ecosystem

For too long our civilization has treated the planet as 100% raw material, 0% living ecosystem. It’s a severe misperception and a mistake that, multiplied by some seven billion people, can no longer be ignored. As an entrepreneur I readily admit that business is especially culpable. There is perhaps noContinue Reading

Clear and Present Solutions for the Climate Crisis

The conversation around climate change seems to be shifting from “Is it real?” and “Is it really all that serious?” to are more earnest and urgent, “Well now what do we do?” And the answers is? Wide-ranging and often unclear. We have the sensible but mundane: change your lightbulbs, ride,Continue Reading
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Why Magic Lost to Technology (and why it’s making a comeback)

Somewhere during human history magic lost to technology. Technology came to dominate our mindshare while magic was relegated to superstition. I, like many, assumed magic lost because it turned out not to be real. As a young techno-capitalist I was ok with this; I was into computers and the wholeContinue Reading

Money is a Neurotransmitter

Money was a great invention. With it, we found a way to get people to do things for us, or give things to us, without resorting to abject slavery or direct force. In this way, for thousands of years, money has been helping contribute to a more stable society. ButContinue Reading