Male and Female Faculties

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  How does it work? Models of human Consciousness have been around for thousands of years. Similar to the creation myths, these models are used as corner stones of the human experience. Often they are even regarded as ‘the truth’. But they are only maps of the inner landscape. A map can never capture the whole of the landscape — …

Pandora’s Gifts

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  How can I transform my suffering? Prometheus and Epimetheus were brothers. Prometheus became famous for his ingenuity. He managed to steal fire from the gods and bring it to the humans. Epimetheus is a more obscure character. His claim to fame is that he got married to a well known woman — the infamous Pandora. What an idiot! Greek …

Mistakes and Creativity

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  Where do I start? In 1970 Misao Jo — a weaver in Osaka — showed her first handwoven obi (a Japanese sash) to a specialist for a valuation. The expert dismissed the piece as ‘worthless’ because he detected an error in the weaving. Instead of being devastated by the critical assessment, Misao Jo recognised the flaw in her handwoven …