Here’s an absolutely fantastic piece which I would like to recommend to you as it touches upon the basis of all normal human striving: happiness (or pain minimisation, depending on your outlook on life…). Though the article looks at the US and at students, please feel free to think a bit laterally and find the […]
As people assess how the pandemic has impacted their career, community, and local economy, what opportunities are there for us? We need not limit ourselves to the work we’ve always done — especially if it’s something that can be fine-tuned with the right combination of technology and human ingenuity to provide consumers or businesses with […]
April is a special month. As we come to the end of it and of 38months of dealing with a globally developing virus, I’d like to do some positive thought provocation, by using a chronological sample of April’s International Days… #Conscience day – Conscience is a cognitive process that elicits emotion and rational associations […]
Happy Easter to you all. May the light of this season empower our every thought, word and deed going forward in this challenging time. Here’s a good, 3min review of Bill Gates’ book: How to Avoid a Climate Disaster, the solutions we have and the breakthroughs we need. [click on his image] Balanced, in my […]
A great (and short) article about ecovillage-inhabitant behaviours in a GENseries on building the new normal. It can help our thinking about how — ideally — we want tomorrow to look and for whom. PET has chosen: What about you? Check out: https://ecovillage.org/ecovillages-and-new-normalities/
Heartfelt Season’s Greetings during this (perhaps first) virtual Christmas season! Christmas is about unconditional giving to others, however we’ll probably be digging a lot deeper into ourselves this year given the scarcity of external distractions and activities. At the start of December I was introduced to the musings of Ari Weinzweig, co-founder of Zingerman’s in […]
Having just partaken of our last Board Meeting of this year, the Directors of PET would like to wish you the gift of love, of joy, of peace. May all these and more be yours this Christmas.