Hello everyone! The project I’ve been alluding to officially launched today. Check it out at http://www.thirdfactor.org! If you’ve followed CounterNarration, I think it’s safe to say that you’ll enjoy Third Factor. It’s essentially more of the same, but more polished, … Continue reading Introducing Third Factor Magazine!
Hello everyone! No “real” post today, but just a quick update to let you know that I haven’t been abducted by aliens. Two things have gotten in the way of posting, one external to this project and one directly related … Continue reading Life & Project Updates
If you’re a flamingo, don’t compare yourself to ducks, and don’t follow the guidance for peacocks.
The 2011 peak of techno-optimism seems so long ago. I’m looking back to see where we’ve been, so as to better chart the way forward.
Americans demonstrably value community—and we realize that our economy isn’t oriented in a way that enables community to thrive.
George Orwell, the Buddha, and neuropsychologists all seem to be sharing the same Noble Truth about our economic and social structures.
In which my cats demonstrate the unsatisfactoriness of life.
If someone put me in charge of a gifted program, here’s what I’d strive to do.
Might the popularity of Buddhism in the West be a response to rising positive maladjustment?
As I read The True Believer, it struck me: I’m reading a book about the unilevel disintegration of TPD’s Level II. And this fits pretty well with my experience working in movements.
Sensors doing blue collar labor and “women’s work” maintain the quality of our lives, but–perhaps because we’re shaped by the forces of capitalism–we don’t really respect them for it.
Is this thing we label giftedness essentially the same as having a strong preference for MBTI intuition? Then what would it look like to have a gift for sensing?
In which I argue against eminence as a definition for giftedness, propose another new term to replace the G-word, and adopt a system from the Japanese language to make sense of this mess.
Reflections spurred by thee empty recliner next to me at my parents’ house on December 24.
MBTI Feelers so often get the short shrift: while Ts are called “logical,” Fs get described as “emotional” and “irrational.” Here we discuss why that’s wrong—and explore a better way to understand the TF dichotomy.