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When the Bento met the Doughnut

A collaborative experiment in combining the Bento and Doughnut Economics

When the Bento met the Doughnut
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Introducing the Library of Economic Possibility

And the Future Us Grant

Introducing the Library of Economic Possibility
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Open your senses and close the noise

Changing our relationship to time

Open your senses and close the noise
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The new Bento Society and Ideaspace

Introducing membership and a new focus

The new Bento Society and Ideaspace
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Ideaspace 2020

Sup y’all and welcome to the final edition of the Ideaspace in 2020. It’s great to be with you. I’m in no position to summarize what happened this year and I’m not going to try. But this past week I’ve kept thinking back to a

Ideaspace 2020
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Tlinget leader Morgan X’agatkeen Howard on Haa Shagoon

"Pre-contact is not what we should be aspiring to get back to. Our best days are ahead of us, not behind us.” — Morgan X’agetkeen Howard

Tlinget leader Morgan X’agatkeen Howard on Haa Shagoon
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In praise of standardization

How standards change behavior

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Data is fire 🔥🔥🔥

Humankind's ability to tame fire got us here. Our ability to tame data will determine where we go next.

Data is fire 🔥🔥🔥
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Rethinking self-interest

A new approach to our rational self-interest

Rethinking self-interest
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A different kind of freedom

What does it mean to be Bentoist or, if you like, Bentoish? It means prioritizing others’ needs along with your own. It means making a conscious effort to consider now and the future. It means pursuing outcomes that meet all dimensions of your self-interest. In many ways these are basic