Monthly Archives: October 2012

It’s all in the shoe…invade it! Don’t play MAD!

We always hear about the need to feel with others and walk a mile in their shoes, but how many of us can actually visualize what this entails? Not such an easy process. Picture this, literally, since Hala H. Hassan … Continue reading

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I will NOT play MAD!

MAD – Mutually Assured Destruction. I can’t believe this is considered a military “strategy.” When peoples’ lives are in the balance, this isn’t a game, this isn’t a strategy. It’s pure destruction with peoples’ hopes, dreams, and lives being used … Continue reading

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Creating monsters…and then complaining when they groan!

Philip Zimbardo talks about The Lucifer Effect, or understanding how good people turn evil. The process is actually easier than you think. Recipe: frustrated individuals with no visible means of changing their circumstances political/religious leaders who add fuel to fire … Continue reading

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What on earth am I here for? – a selfishly religious justification

I bought this book, The Purpose Driven Life (Don’t ask me why. Had no idea what I was thinking!), more than a year ago, and I must admit the highly religious tone put me off a bit, which is why it … Continue reading

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Quotable Digest

One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star. #Friedrich Nietzsche. Celebrating chaos and imperfection as fertile ground for creativity everywhere!

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Initial Inspiration – Why Blog?

As a self-proclaimed TED Addict, I’ve been reading TEDBooks for a while, and today I came across an incredibly relevant one, Why School by Will Richardson. The author hit the nail on the head when talking about our form of … Continue reading

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Here it goes…

Planning to use this space to share ideas from books I read, activities I plan, TED/TEDx Talks I watch, and anything else I find inspiring… It should prove to be quite exciting!

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