Thursday, November 22, 2007

Dissidence and Creativity

Nawal el Saadawi -- an Egyptian writer imprisoned by Anwar Sadat in 1977 -- discusses her role as a public intellectual. In this interview, she reflects on dissidence and creativity, false democracy, fragmented knowledge, and the process of revolution.

Friday, November 16, 2007

Feelings of Connectivity

Symbols exert powerful influence on our psyches, and should not be neglected in our study of communication. Symbols like the Irish harp or the Lebanese cedar reflect a human need for harmony and beauty. Other observations of natural design that support our holistic notions bolster our feelings of connectivity.

As we continue to propose such things as the law of generosity, we would do well to learn to incorporate harmony and beauty in all our communication, symbolic or otherwise.

Monday, November 05, 2007

Time is Precious

Siberian indigenous experience with church and state similar to Native American ordeal.

Sunday, November 04, 2007

Common Wealth for Public Good

Evo Morales shows how Bolivia's energy resources are being used for health and education.

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