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Why I Love Second Life

BLOG Why I Love Second Life (This is a reworking of a private article I wrote a while ago for my Second Life colleagues. If you’re looking for the promised follow-up to my weekend “grouchy” post, I expect to post … Continue reading

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Two Dangerous Lessons from Second Life

(I’m still working on Part Two of my response to critics — specifically a defence of polyamorism as an essential component of effective Model Intentional Communities. Coming soon, I promise — Dave) I want to confess two things I’ve learned about … Continue reading

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Second Life as a Platform for Virtual Meetings and Distance Learning Programs

Next month I’m participating in a ‘fireside chat’ on the future of education with a group of leading thinkers on the subject from around the world — in Second Life. We’ll all be there, represented by our avatars, sitting on … Continue reading

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Why I Love Second Life

BLOG Why I Love Second Life With all I have on my plate in real life, and given that I am happier than I have ever been in this life, I am often asked why I am willing to spend … Continue reading

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There Must Be a Better Way

This is a very long article, about meaningful work and about imagining possibilities. Hope you find it inspiring, and worth the read. Calgary restaurant workers separate tables to meet new social distancing rules prior to reopening. Image from the CBC’s … Continue reading

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Dave’s Favourite Songs of the 2010s

seal photo from a recent video by my friend Bob Turner In my last post I described the qualities of a great song, and specifically what certain songs evoke in me. This list is my favourite songs of the thousands … Continue reading

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The Agnostic Game

This little guy, unlike ‘us’, is completely immersed in the game of life; while he thinks and feels and senses, he takes nothing personally. He is just a part of all-that-is, in no way separate. His life, unlike ours, is … Continue reading

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Spoiled By Perfection

There are a few restaurants I’ve visited in my lifetime that prepare everything so well that you are truly spoiled, for weeks thereafter, for eating anything else. The word ‘spoil’ etymologically means ‘stripped bare, robbed’. So being spoiled is a mixture … Continue reading

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The Presence Game

Miro walked slowly back from his outdoor workspace to the solarium where he entertained his guests, and sat down on the sofa. There were three small boxes on his carved coffee table, and from each he drew a stack of cards, which he … Continue reading

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The Circles We Move In

Seb Paquet put me on to a free (limited, demo) app called TouchGraph that analyzes all your ‘friends’ on Facebook, and colour-codes them depending on the number of connections they have to your other friends. Mine is shown above, with … Continue reading

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