The school system was built on the notion of measuring intelligence and its connection to productivity (later termed achievement). The IQ test was invented by Alfred Binet during the Industrial Revolution to determine who would profit from education (and in turn, turn more profit for the factories---the owners of the factories). Now that we are… Continue reading Measuring Intelligence
I know we previously said there is no such thing as failure, but for some of us, that may feel like a bit of a stretch. Sure, we can call it feedback instead, but it still feels the same. And many of us, on some level, feel like failures or at least believe we failed… Continue reading Learn to Fail
"The most important teaching of all is that we are each where we need to be when we need to be there, learning the lessons that we need to learn." – Michelle Margaret Fajkus You cannot fail or be a failure in the course of life. You can never even be failing at something, other… Continue reading There Is No Such Thing As Failure
“What if religion was each other? If our practice was our life? If prayer was our words? What if the temple was the Earth? If forests were our church? If holy water - the rivers, lakes, and oceans? What if meditation was our relationships? If the Teacher was life? If wisdom was knowledge? If love… Continue reading What if the Teacher was Life?