I arrived at the kibbutz Ma’agen Michael yesterday. Thus far my time has been spent meeting the other Ulpanists (students in the five-month hebrew language program), getting oriented and acclimated […]
What if we understood civilization as a prism, refracting the white light of our deep and true selves, our primal, mammalian, amphibian, vertebrate, replicating selves, into the many-coloured splendor of […]
As some of you may know, I spent the first few seasons of college writing for Berkeley’s marvelous independent student newspaper, The Daily Californian. I was an arts writer, and […]
I was just starting to read Logicomix again tonight when I started reflecting back on interactions I’d had with other academics. One that really sticks out in my mind occurred […]
I was just browsing through the program for the Innovate/Activate Free Culture conference going on in Berkeley this upcoming weekend and I saw a word in a timeblock that I […]
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As a sort of addendum to my previous post, I thought it would be valuable to share two chapters from Khalil Gibran‘s “The Prophet.” To contextualize, the book is a […]
I realized tonight that I have arrived at a very different place than many of my colleagues who work to gird our organization against the tempests of the future. My […]