A crash course in changing the world.
I choose "think like a child – children have no limit to their thinking" because as adults we are conditioned to immediately think about what will fail or go wrong with a certain approach and doom ourselves to failure without even trying. To think like a child means that you have inherent optimism that allows you to imagine so many different and creative solutions. The sky is the limit! meaning there is no limit but the ones that you place upon yourself.
Posted by Dominique Duval-Diop on July 22, 2014 at 3:14pm
In the case of the Fijan traditional culture, its people commonly use and make grass mats by hand. Woven with pandanus leaves, grass mats take an incredibly long time to make and require a very patient hand at the helm. Between scraping and boiling leaves and drying them in the sun, the Fijan people must work diligently to create this cultural staple item. Different grass mats are woven for different occasions, and I think that's the biggest takeaway here. Despite the long and tiresome…Continue
Posted by Jaime Sloane on May 7, 2014 at 3:35pm
Although we have the mass migrations of 2016 behind us, there is still movement of people around the world, but in a negative and hurtful way. While one crisis was being resolved, another was growing and growing. Illegal human trafficking for labor and sex purposes has become a rampant disease that is beginning to gnaw away at the collective moral compass of society. The source is government corruption which causes for authorities to turn a blind eye. The solution is to…
Posted by Jaime Sloane on May 6, 2014 at 9:58pm
We've all had our laptops on our lap and felt the burning sensation of the bottom of the computer heating up after being used for awhile. We've all had a 45 minute call where by the end of it, our phone is burning in our hands. This is because as electronics are used extensively, energy is converted from a potential state to a kinetic state to power the device. During this process, heat is lost, which is a normal byproduct of energy conversion and use, and that's why your devices get hot.…Continue
Posted by Jaime Sloane on May 6, 2014 at 9:36pm
It's an old Burundian proverb: "The crowd does not lie." What do you think this code phrase means to the EVOKE Network?Continue