"The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings." – Fergal Smith
Insights from a Year in Silence, Designing the 'Jedi Warrior Program' & Advice from the Dalai Lama with Joel Levey
🙏🏻 "The Dalai Lama's advice to us was basically if you have the opportunity to work with people with tremendous amounts of power who lack the wisdom and the compassion to use that power wisely. If there's anything you can do to move them toward the capacity to use that..." – Joel Levey
In this wide-ranging conversation we talk with the self-described 'Captain of Spaceship Earth', Mr. Dan Burgess. He has built a career around helping creative leaders rediscover their mojo through immersing them in nature.
"Curiosity is the engine for both artistic and scientific enquiry about the world. It's time for a new age of curiosity to take flight - what if we could nurture a new culture of curious citizens, where everyone is enabled to ask questions, and to imagine our collective futures together." – Anna Starkey
Austin is a recent graduate of 'Wayfinding Academy' in Portland, Oregon. It's common to hear that the education system is broken, but what I think this conversation provides is a rare glimpse into the possible future of higher education.
"When you’re feeling fear, instead of turning away from it or trying to escape/avoid it … try turning towards it. Actually allow yourself to feel the fear. We don’t often want to feel it, but we have a greater capacity to feel fear than we give ourselves credit for." – Leo Babauta
"Courage is a measure of our heartfelt participation with life with another with the community a work a future. To be courageous is not necessarily to go anywhere or to do anything except to make conscious those things we already feel deeply and then to live through the unending vulnerabilities of those consequences." – David Whyte
"In yoga, our job is to stay open, to explore whatever comes into our sphere of awareness with a sense of curiosity and play, to allow ourselves to become fascinated by whatever comes alive for us in the moment." – Karina Guthrie
📹A teaser episode for season one of curious humans podcast. 🚀Subscribe now to get notified when the first episode goes live.