Category Archives: Culture

The Open-Office Trap | The New Yorker

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A growing body of evidence suggests that the open office undermines the very things that it was designed to achieve.— Read on www.newyorker.com/business/currency/the-open-office-trap …[T]hough open offices often fostereda symbolic sense of organizational mission, making employees feel like part ofa more laid-back, innovative enterprise, they were damaging to the workers’ attention spans, productivity, creative thinking, and […]

Beauty, Truth, and Wisdom

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Photo by Delia Giandeini on Unsplash Philanthropy and the renaissance, particularly under the direction of Lorenzo de’ Medici, was focused on the promotion of Beauty, Truth, and Wisdom. For the cost of one of today’s superyachts, Medici was able to fund much of the renaissance for 30 years. With more wealth in the world than […]

Carl Jung: Tarot Cards Provide Doorways to the Unconscious, and Maybe a Way to Predict the Future | Open Culture

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  What he aimed at through the use of divination was to accelerate the process of “individuation,” the move toward wholeness and integrity, by means of playful combinations of archetypes. As another mystical psychologist, Alejandro Jodorowsky, puts it, “the Tarot will teach you how to create a soul.” Jung perceived the Tarot, notes the blog […]

Lego Pop-Up House Construction

If you’ve ever fantasized about living in a real-life Lego home, your dream could finally come true. French architecture firm Multipod Studio recently unveiled a prototype for the PopUp House, a customizable home made from stackable blocks. It can be designed, ordered, and built in about a month. Check out the design for the first […]