Tag: the school of life

Why Design Matters
Why Design Matters

Design is the posh word for thinking a lot about how stuff looks A designed object is one whose makers worked long and hard to get it just right Most of the world has sadly […] Read More

EASTERN PHILOSOPHY – The Buddha
EASTERN PHILOSOPHY – The Buddha

The story of the Buddha’s life, like all of Buddhism, is a story about confronting suffering. He was born between the sixth and fourth century B.C., the son of a wealthy king in the Himalayan […] Read More

How to Have a Good Conversation
How to Have a Good Conversation

“Old Boy… is it a guy trapped in a room?” “Yeah, yeah, yeah… basically. It has a twist– just wait for the end of it.” It can be painfully rare to end up in a […] Read More

How to Start a Business
How to Start a Business

Many of us want to start our own businesses. Public space is filled with reports of new ventures. But the reporting on entrepreneurship is heavily skewed in one particular direction: towards people who have started […] Read More

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Wabi-sabi
HISTORY OF IDEAS – Wabi-sabi

When it comes to what things look like, the Western world is obsessed by perfection, by symmetry, and ideal proportion. This is a taste for beauty shaped by reverence for universal laws, mathematics, and an […] Read More