03/4/21

Relating to the world beyond meaning, identity and understanding

The “This is not the truth” initiative speaks with Vanessa Andreotti and Bayo Akomolafe about how our obsession with using words to create meaning and sense of the world is numbing our other senses, and keeping us trapped in a cycle. How can we allow the others layers of our human experience to emerge to the surface?

03/4/21

Complicity in social and ecological harm

Chris Hedges talks about how our our obsession with consumption (of stuff, knowledge, experiences, even people) reinforces narcissism.

This course will also touch upon how what we are encouraged to want/desire may limit the ways we can imagine solutions and collective futures.