It’s a common mistake to think that the idea of a multi-gendered society is only a contemporary one, but in fact, the acceptance and even embrace of multiple genders is not only age-old, but also found in several cultures across the globe. Two-Spirited People One example is the Native American peoples, where they had, in … Continue reading Gender and Design
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Unified Green Field
I've always been really interested in stories and their power to shape history. A great example of this is the Bible and how the stories within it and other religious texts continue to shape our world and our beliefs. Or the role of science fiction comic book stories (like Mr. Skygack, from Mars, 1907) in … Continue reading Unified Green Field
Father, The Sleeper Has Awakened!
Sleepwalkers Our current beliefs establish the limits and boundaries of our reality. We are storytellers by nature. Since the beginning of civilization we have used stories, myths and legends to make sense of the world around us. Since the dawn of man, we have created stories to understand our place in the world and … Continue reading Father, The Sleeper Has Awakened!
I've always been fascinated by human creativity, and some of it's finest expressions are found in the most humble places. In Mexico, like in so many other places where there is a lot of scarcity, there is also incredible resourcefulness. "One man's trash is another's treasure. " We have all heard this. And this couldn't … Continue reading Mexico's MestizObjects
You & Climate Change
I just read recently that the UK's newly appointed Prime Minister Theresa May has just closed the Department of Energy and Climate Change, and transferred it under the control of the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. This move has obviously worried most environmentalists an climate change advocates as it signals that the new … Continue reading You & Climate Change