Art, design, business, and culture have merged. Experiences and products are all about what someone feels. People act or react, attend or purchase, like or follow because they are drawn toward something.
The convivial ethics of the picnic table, park bench, bus stop kiosk, and similar exemplars don't exist very much inside the spaces of consumption and conveyance that increasingly dominate our daily lives.
When it rains, we get wet. But we don't have to linger in the downpour, and there's no reason to drown. So what to do in the rainy season of spring or the tearful times of life? A few simple strategies can help.
Trying to make a go as a comedian in New York City, Jeff Ragsdale found himself stymied. Ragsdale crafted a simple message and put it on a flyer that he posted all over the city: "If anyone wants to talk about anything, call me, (347) 469-3173. Jeff, one lonely guy"
If the Supreme Court holds that the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate, which requires every American adult to purchase health insurance or pay a fine, is unconstitutional, why could not Social Security be next?
The Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist and Jain leaders present at the White House did not simply want to find common cause in the present but determine systematic ways of articulating their religious values through action in the future.
The work of WWO is about community, and all international development work should be based on the simplest of formulas to help needy people rally within their community to hold strong and escape poverty and conflict.