Category Archives: partnership society

Dextrus bionic hand

This 3D printed hand is being developed by a guy in the US, for his friend in Afghanistan who needs a new one. I found it via Open Bionics page on Ploos.   Open Source design and 3D printing technology … Continue reading

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Easter message

For the past few days I’ve been offline, playing in the garden here at ‘the ashram.” It’s such a lovely old place, that’s how I’ve started thinking about it. High Summer is gone, taking the burning heat with it and … Continue reading

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Reframing the narrative of separation

Something Russell Brand said the other day caught my attention. It’s important to reframe this. It was in the context of mainstream media reporting on the Ferguson riots. His insight into the way those headlines lead the train of thought … Continue reading

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The illusion of suffering

I’ll grant you, it can be a pretty unpleasant illusion. I mean, people are cutting themselves. It’s not fun. Why do we do it? This is another of the ‘glitch in the myth’ series, which should all be in the … Continue reading

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Abundance by design

As part of the ongoing technology reviews, abundance and the shifting paradigm keep coming up. It’s worth looking at these concepts some more. Imperial style neo-liberal economics relies on artificially generated scarcity. Warehousing is one name for a system based … Continue reading

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Iron man’s hand

If you haven’t seen this yet, you may want the hay fever remedy. Robert Downey Jnr. as Tony Stark, delivering a bionic hand to a young man in need of one. The prosthetic was designed and 3D printed for $350. … Continue reading

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Closing the gate after the horse has bolted

  Senator Di Natale spoke in Parliament recently about the Abbott Government’s planned move to tighten restrictions on “psycho active substances.” The guy has a point. Laura Norder and so called zero tolerance, so called because it only seems to … Continue reading

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It ain’t me.

It’s not me that you need to convince. Every so often I get into conversations with Well Meaning Christians. It’s something I try to avoid. They’re frustrating conversations. Mostly because it’s usually not about Christendom to start with. In the … Continue reading

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Spiritual awakenings and transpersonal psychology

  Stan Grof gave this talk at the SAND conference last year. If you’re not familiar with Transpersonal psychology, or psychology that overlaps into spirituality, you may find it an interesting talk. Particularly the mention of spiritual emergence and the … Continue reading

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March in March

Yes, we’re doing it again. Last year for the inaugural March in March 2014 some 50,000 Australians took to the streets to show their support for a fair go. There were three of these events and they were all well … Continue reading

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