We’re only human…

For more than three hundred years Western thought has been dominated by the images of industrialism and scientific method.  It’s time to change metaphors.  We need to move beyond linear, mechanistic metaphors to more organic metaphors of human growth and development. A living organism, like a plant, is complex and…

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Virtual Virtue?

The word virtue comes from the Latin virtūs, which has many meanings including, bravery, strength, excellence, manliness and moral courage. It also has many derivatives but perhaps the one that we are most familiar with in modern times is virtual. The word virtual also has many meanings – some of them technical…

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Better Together.

Countless studies prove that human beings are social beings.  We function better and are happiest when we have relationships with others.  Family, friends, work colleagues, neighbours – we belong to all of these networks – and more – and within each we create emergent outcomes that are more than the…

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