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Authenticity and change in the coming commercial flux (Podcast)

In Uncategorized on July 25, 2018 at 12:50 pm

Authenticity remains an appealing notion in that it suggests the presence of the good and true. It implies a centredness around a core self image. Leadership has tended at times to offer these characteristics as attractive to followers. Alignment to an authentic figure is reassuring in a modern non-traditional landscape. But for modern people, those who look to ‘freedom’ and ‘happiness’ as high points of existence, authenticity struggles. Modernity remains predicated on loosening strong unities around the self. It allows multiple selves dependent on self-construction. Thus modernity and even more so late-modernity (widespread globalisation ala Fourth Industrial Revolution) is at odds with many notions around authenticity. This podcast talks through implications for authenticity and change in the coming globalised trading landscape. Globalisation in this conversation infers the spread of modern flux. Click here

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Naked Education: odd and ordinary learning

In Uncategorized on June 12, 2018 at 11:32 am

There is the argument that ordinary people enjoy life. They enjoy ordinary things. But odd people find ordinary life painful. How much ordinariness is being inflicted by education and business on contemporary life is an important concern. To Know seems rooted in oddness. Especially Socratic knowledge. And does ordinariness in learning affect ‘good knowledge’? Especially if ‘good knowledge’ has lost its humanity.

 

 

The Mad Shareholder: struggle of speaking into contemporary society

In Uncategorized on June 7, 2018 at 3:41 pm

How much does ‘speaking into’ the world as a ‘stakeholder’ effect change? The image of us as stakeholders with a voice is often undifferentiated. This podcast discusses this and other issues. Including the relationship between myth and reality, and the problems of privileging unquestioned rationalism.