"Marketing and sales plays a crucial role as the glue that connects the big structures to the small consumers. Marketing and sales is the mucosal lining of civilization’s intestines. Now something huge is happening..."
Many of the consequences of insufficient sleep are highlighted in Matthew Walker's illuminating and up-to-date, popular-scientific review. His 2017 book is titled, Why We Sleep, Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams. The extracts I'm quoting come from his penultimate chapter, "Sleep and Society."
"Living systems, like us, engage our environment. We interact, express, modulate, and are modulated by our environment... We are not just 'subject to' or 'creatively imagining'; we do both. Their combination is how we control our world..."
"If we don’t approach change correctly, we can’t make it happen. If you want to make better changes, you need a better understanding of how things change. This applies as much to your
"There are well-documented reports of people healing ailments beyond what's considered possible. It is my own experience that many people with chronic ailments are already exercising an unusual skill in maintaining these ailments, although how
"Colleges and universities are a microcosm in the macrocosm. They are the best representation of scaled down human collective consciousness that I know. They're a better representation than corporations because they're more independent internally, and
"Ever since Descartes poked us in the eye with 'I think therefore I am' people have been thinking straight, believing in one cause for every effect... but neither people nor the world are straight. They
"Ranging through coming-of-age stories, which I read to my son, I find so many orphan stories. They’re not just kids who lost their parents, they’re kids who never had any. Why are there so many
"I discovered that someone I briefly met and never worked with was actually closely aligned with me in almost every way. This discovery comes at a time when I'm called to follow my heart
"The Wolf Kids program is an outdoor learning environmental experience. It has little in common with institutional education or the modern teacher-student relationship. (Jean-Claude's) traditional mentoring-based program aims to create a cultural reintegration of individuals,
"A peak state is an expansive state of mind that underlies insightful thought and enlightened action. It is roughly equivalent to a state of spiritual awakening. "Peak states are relegated to the realm of the