Monthly Archives: December 2007

Sunday Open Thread — December 30, 2007 — The Way Forward

What I’m Thinking of Writing (and Podcasting) About Soon: “Stupidity is a place of grace.” So says my dear friend Andrew and I hope he’s right. I’m feeling very stupid these days, in the true sense of the word — … Continue reading

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Saturday Links for the Week — December 29, 2007

One of my Christmas 2007 pics.Let’s go back to ourselves in the present moment: An inspiring post from Patti Digh on being present, every day. That reminds me, it’s time for me to do my next semi-annual list of intentions. … Continue reading

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Looking for Working Models of Intentional Community

an Intentional Community meeting-place in Colorado Well, clearly I haven’t been able to articulate the argument to support my instinctive belief that model intentional communities (MICs), to be effective, need to be polyamorous. I’ve read all your comments, and thank … Continue reading

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a midnight conversation

sitting in the darkness in the middle of the night, and staring through the windowsmiling, thinking thoughts of you. i throw another log upon the fire and light a candle on the table where i write, cross-legged listening to madrigals. … Continue reading

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Intentional Communities: Mono vs Poly

Merry Christmas, everyone! I wish you all peace, love and joy, learning and discovery in the year ahead. We have so much work ahead of us, but it will not be tedious — it will be astonishing, delightful, intentional, and, … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread – December 23, 2007

from Deviantart — Zero Level by Indonesian artist Sigit Prasetio What I’m Thinking of Writing (and Podcasting) About Soon: Love, Conversation and Community: I remain obsessed with the idea that Whether you want to change the political or economic system, … Continue reading

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Saturday Links for the Week – December 22, 2007

A dear friend of mine, out on the town. Making Knowledge Management relevant: I’ve recently cited Nancy White and the remarkable group of women working with her about Love Conversation and Community being the means of addressing all modern issues … 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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Walking Away from Civilization: Working Models Based on Love, Conversation, Community

I‘m feeling a bit bruised from the mild raking over the coals I’ve received from some political activist readers. I can understand this criticism: I’ve been so fortunate in my life that it’s been easy for me to work around … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread – December 16, 2007

What I’m Thinking of Writing (and Podcasting) About Soon: Love, Conversation and Community: I remain convinced that Whether you want to change the political or economic system, save the whales, stop global warming, reform education, spark innovation or anything else, … Continue reading

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