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‘A’ Future – Not ‘The’ Future

Time
Is it really a dimension if you can’t travel in the opposite direction?
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Roadblocks

Teseract
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The Things We Say

Salvador Dali
The Persistence of Memory – 1931

Sometimes we get so caught up in working out how to communicate across national boundaries, we forget that we can barely communicate within them. That’s why language is one of the eight tenets of People First.

Our language slowly became invested with mechanical metaphors: We needed to grease the wheelscrank up the businessdig deeper, or turn a company into a well-oiled machine. Even everyday phrases, such as “fueling up” for eating lunch or “he has a screw loose” for thinking illogically, conveyed the acceptance of humans as mechanical devices.

Douglas Rushkoff
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Flying High

Murray Foubister.
Iguassu Falls, Brazil/Argentina
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Always Stay In Your Own Movie

Ken Kesey
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest and Sometimes A Great Notion
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Newsletter Value

Value Yourself

Golconde (Magritte).
Golconde is a synonym for ‘mine of wealth’.
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Commerce Language Learning Newsletter Value Work

Fifty

Earthday, NYC, April 22nd 1970
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Not Scientific – But Interesting

You could be forgiven for thinking that all of the world’s problems that were top of our collective mind as we celebrated the closing of 2019 are now solved.

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Three Stories

These three stories provide context to the People First Newsletter that was published on Tuesday April 21st.

Day and Night – M.C. Escher, 1938
“A masterful demonstration of symmetrical opposites.”
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Nobody Should Adopt Social Distancing.

Nobody Should Adopt Social Distancing.
Now ‘Physical Distancing’, That’s Different. Definitely Do That.