It’s Just a Ride

The world is like a ride at an amusement park. And when you choose to go on it you think it’s real because that’s how powerful our minds are and the ride goes up and down and round and round it has thrills and shields and it’s very brightly colored and it’s very loud and […]

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Normal is an Illusion

A provoking exert from a Terence McKenna lecture. In which, McKenna discusses the potential dangers of ideology and the pitfalls to humanity’s conception that there is an ultimate reality to be uncovered. Perhaps the ultimate truth we are in such desperate pursuit for is not even the point at all. This video is transformative in […]

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Life is Here to Challenge You

Eckhart Tolle is a spiritual teacher and author, born in Germany and educated at the Universities of London and Cambridge. At the age of 29 a profound inner transformation radically changed the course of his life. He devoted the next several years to understanding, integrating, and deepening that transformation. With his international bestsellers, The Power […]

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Design Thinking in the Classroom

What is design thinking? Design thinking is an innovative problem-solving process rooted in a set of skills. The approach has been around for decades, but it only started gaining traction outside of the design community after the 2008 Harvard Business Review article [subscription required] titled “Design Thinking” by Tim Brown, CEO and president of design company IDEO. […]

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Your Life is Not a Journey

“The existence, the physical universe is basically playful. There is no necessity for it whatsoever. It isn’t going anywhere. That is to say, it doesn’t have some destination that it ought to arrive at. But that it is best understood by the analogy with music. Because music, as an art form is essentially playful. We say, […]

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Habits of Mind

When given the opportunity to tackle big ideas, this is how children begin to see themselves. The students become interested in solving problems, something we want them to be able to do in all subjects. We never set out to be the next Zuckerberg. After all, that’s not what STEM and Computational Thinking is about. […]

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Beyond the Horizon

10 Dylan quotes to Educate, Inspire & make you Think I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism. I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be. “We’re constantly being bombarded by insulting and humiliating music, which people are making for you the way they make those Wonder Bread products. […]

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THE COINCIDENCE OF OPPOSITES

Alan Watts explains the sense in nonsense and how to enjoy the playfulness of life while sincerely participating in the human game. “If, therefore, we forget, you see, that black and white are inseparable and that existence is constituted equivalently by being and non-being, then we get scared. And we have to play a game […]

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