Great Transition Initiative

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Great Transition Initiative https://greattransition.org/ Reviewed by nevillebruce@ewf.net.au We live in a rapidly changing world, a world in a precarious balance of opportunities and serious global threats.  How then shall we navigate this world to enhance the former and minimize the latter?  Many believe that our current governance and institutions are just not up to the […]

A Higher Calling for Higher Education: Cristina Escrigas

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A Higher Calling for Higher Education: Cristina Escrigas Great Transition Initiative (June 2016), https://www.greattransition.org/publication/a-higher-calling-for-higher-education Reviewed by nevillebruce@ewf.net.au Over the past few decades there has been a massive increase in post-secondary, higher education institutes (HEIs).  This has been driven largely in the expectation of national and, for students, personal economic gain and prestige.  But could there […]

We are living the most exciting of the times

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As humans, we have experienced life evolution from single-cell organisms to the highly intellectual, creative and innovative creatures we are today. It is hard to grasp the magnitude of awesomeness and miracle this is; we did not get witness the chaotic geological primitive soup that was earth and the evolutionary stages that lead to our […]

Seeking the sapience in Homo sapiens

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Seeking the sapience in Homo sapiens Congratulations; you and I have been specially selected to membership of the great species Homo sapiens, wise homo, the only survivor of a whole group of hominins. But have we really been specially selected and can we really lay claim to wisdom? This blog will explore the wisdom in […]