A crash course in changing the world.
Posted on March 12, 2010 at 11:30pm — 14 Comments
2020 a recent graduate from grad school (hopefully at Berkley), and a Peace corps alluminist, I'll be moving on to begin my life project.
I want to start an umbrella organization that works with non-profits and non-government organizations (NGO's) all over the world. There are over 7,000 non-profits in the United States alone...7,000 separate individual groups of people trying to make a differance in this world. The problem, as i see it, arises from the fact that we can…Continue
Posted on March 11, 2010 at 11:15am — 4 Comments
I wanted to take a second and drop some links to website I've found particularly inspiring and challenging.
http://www.ted.com - Technology, Entertainment, and Design conferance
TED is a conferance that brings the greatest minds in various fields together to give 18 minute presentations on whats new in their line of work. Everything from biologists, nano-eng., game designers to humanitarians, and social justice workers are…Continue
Posted on March 11, 2010 at 10:56am — 1 Comment
"What you have matters more than what you lack (If you’ve got a bicycle, consider what you can build based on that, rather than worrying about not having a car, a truck, a metal shop.)"
As impossible as it is to choose just one of these secrets, coming from America i thought it prudent to choose this one. In any western nation, the US in particular, there is constant pressure on media consumers to strive for bigger and better things, to pursue the 'American dream'. This…Continue
Posted on March 10, 2010 at 12:54am — 3 Comments