We are so smart, we don’t have answers to our own questions

Smart cities are talked about as if they are a real eventuality in the future. Our cities can evolve in a direction which is smart or intelligent only if we first know ourselves up to a certain degree. Knowing ourselves is not easy. But it is doable. Why is self-knowledge a pre-condition to the realization […]

The sound of one hand clapping

Every time we say something there are deep reverberations in the world around us. If we can hear and understand the reverberations, an episode of deep hearing happens. If we cannot hear or understand, we think there is silence in the world. Either we said something very brilliant or something not worthy of a response. […]