Tag Archives: John Stubley

Unpacking the Suitcase: Journeys into Higher Education

I recently undertook an experiment. It involved enrolling in a university course – in this case an economics/business degree at the bachelor level – in order to see what it may be possible to learn. For several hundred dollars I … Continue reading

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Crossing the Fiscal Cliff: From Competitive to Associative Economics

Much has been made, in recent months, of the so-called ‘fiscal cliff’ that the U.S. government, at any moment it seems, threatens to plummet over and fall, flailing, into the economic abyss. The picture has become, already, somewhat cliché, though … Continue reading

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The Christmas Gift: “Everything I Have I Owe to Others”

At this time of year it is possible to feel into some of the archetypal activities of giving and receiving in relation to social life. On one hand it is possible to have the feeling that it is not what … Continue reading

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Money Dreaming: “Everyone is a Banker”

In my country – Noongar Country in Western Australia – the Whadjuk word for money is the same as the word for rock: Boya. Only with the arrival of Europeans did the word for an externalised monetary system come about … Continue reading

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Which One is the Bad Movie?: Rewriting the World Script

We have seen, in recent weeks, violent protests around the world in reaction to a movie called The Innocence of Muslims. During and following these protests we have also seen violent reactions from police and military. Intertwined within this we … Continue reading

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Batman and Beyond: Overcoming Evil on the Screen, in the World, in Ourselves

Rightly do we feel shocked by some of the events we are witnessing in our times – particularly, and most recently, the events in Denver, Colorado, as well as all that we recall on the anniversary of the events in … Continue reading

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The True Book of Our Time: Re-Stor(y)ing the World

In our time, it seems that wherever we turn our gaze, we are confronted by ‘experts’ ready in an instant to explain this or that situation to us. We have an expert for everything, and in most cases more than … Continue reading

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Guiding the Tide: Working with the World Waiting to be Made

We need not look so far into recent events in order to see the consequences of our failure to consciously shape our time in the direction in which it itself is already heading. Instead of working with the reality at … Continue reading

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Light in the Dragon’s Lair: Being Human in a Technological Age

We are currently in an age which is shifting rapidly from the iPod, iPhone, iPad, iTouch, iBook, iLife etc. to that which the technological singularists and Artificial Intelligence (AI) community, and in many ways all of us, are waiting for: … Continue reading

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And the Flesh Becomes Word: The Art of ‘We’, The Art of Community, the Art of the Future

We currently live in a world which is – from one direction – nothing other than an expression of the difficulties associated with approaching a certain mystery. And the mystery is this: How are we, as individual human beings aspiring … Continue reading

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