(Photo by Archie Binamira from Pexels.com) I recently read someone arguing that ‘knowing a thing requires loving it’. Be it a place, a person, a petri-dish with microbes, a strand of DNA, an enzyme, a tree, a bacteria or an animal. ‘To know persons we must love them first and look at the world from … More What if research is a love affair
Welcome to Tamera – an experiential community and peace research project. (Morning mist on one of Tamera’s water retention lakes. Picture: Siri Pisters) At some point in history, with the evolving modern, instrumental worldview, humans placed themselves outside of nature on the basis that humans carry some sort of consciousness that non-humans do not. This, … More What would a world look like in which humans and animals no longer fear each other?
Befriend and tame your selfishness. Everything you do, do it not just for yourself but for a bigger purpose that involves other people as well. The key to transforming difficulties is within yourself; not in other persons or external situations. Go to sauna every day. Make music. Write poetry, stories or play scripts. Make art. … More Meet my case studies – Part 2 – Väinölä – ‘Befriend your selfishness’