Daily Archives: July 14, 2003

TEN STRANGE AND WONDERFUL FILMS

Anyone who reads How to Save the World knows that my aesthetic tastes are a bit eclectic, perhaps even a trace bizarre. That applies equally to my taste in film, which tends towards quirky romantic films. Herewith, in no particular … Continue reading

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THE FIVE ELEMENTS: REMAKING OUR CULTURE TO CHANGE THE WORLD

Change is hard. It’s counter-cultural. It only occurs on any large scale when the situation demands it, when there is no alternative . We are now living in a world where huge change is needed, but the awareness that there … Continue reading

Posted in Preparing for Civilization's End | 7 Comments

THE FUTURE OF IT: A PESSIMIST’S VIEW

Janal Kalis points out an exceptional article in the May HBR by the magazine’s editor, Nicholas Carr, entitled IT Doesn’t Matter . The article, which unfortunately is not available online, has this provocative thesis: What makes a resource truly strategic … Continue reading

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