Curiosity is the desire to know. The curiosity trait is universal and is critical in the cultural evolution of human society. It is that sense of wonder that we are born with. We all possess it, and like other basic truths, we seldom give the concept any thought – yet it is a prime component of who we are both as individuals and as a species. Curiosity transcends species. It is that universal quality of wanting to know and understand the unknown.Read more »
In its most basic definition, power is the ability to get intended results. There are two essential spectrums of power that are valuable to understand. The first is personal and the second is institutional. In this article, we’ll take a look at both.
Power ebbs and flows. It exists both internally and externally, manifesting tangibly as well as intangibly. It is innately neutral. It is, in fact, necessary. The questions, indeed the challenges, come from how it is recognized, acknowledged and used. Power is a perception. It cannot exist without overt, or covert, agreements. When those agreements mutate or dissolve, the perception changes and power shifts.Read more »
The creativity myth of the ancient Greeks involved the struggle for control between a race of giants; the Titans, and a new group of gods. The Titans ruled during a legendary ‘Golden Age’ in Greece. They were overthrown by the Olympians, a race of younger gods. It was a struggle between the forces of the ‘old way’ and of the ‘new way’. Out of this chaos a new order emerged.Read more »
On January 6, 2021, in one last attempt to steal the presidential election from newly-elected Joe Biden, Donald Trump called on his followers to assemble in Washington, DC. His supporters, motivated by his spurious claims of voter fraud, flooded the Capitol to disrupt the certification of the election.Read more »