“Humans are natural learners at all levels. That’s what we do. It’s highly enjoyable. We like to solve problems. Teaching to the test has killed a lot of creativity . . . You know there was no test that could have tested students at Plato’s academy.” Don’t miss this interview with distinguished professor of environmental studies, David Orr.
In a previous article, “The Practical Art of Self-Correction,” I discussed the connection between self-awareness and our cognitively-driven, inner capacity to build meaty, myelin super-charged neurological networks through the practice of self-initiated self-correction. In this article, I propose an evolution of those ideas and suggest that these often elusive and under-utilized qualities of self-awareness, self-initiation, and self-correction are defining qualities of our innate divinity.
In this fascinating interview with SuperConsciousness, Sergio Magaña tells us that the main purpose of his tradition, has been to learn and master the art of planting dreams , also called sowing dreams in which you put your intentions. “That is our main discipline, that is named Mexicatzin - the venerable Mexihca. It doesn't mean Mexican. Mexihca refers to the people that recognize the effect of the moon and of their dreams.”
What do a Russian tennis club, a legendary music academy in the Adirondacks, and the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil have in common? All of them produce world-class performers, a fact which led journalist and author Daniel Coyle to study these talent “hotbeds.” In this interview Coyle talks with SuperConsciousness about The Talent Code, how this information has altered his thinking and help create a different approach to learning.