Browsing Tag: work

Introducing Lucenti for Listening! Episode 1: Community

We made a podcast!
Find the transcript of our conversation here.

In this episode, we discussed who we are, mutual aid, communities of our past (quasi-monastic, y’all), their evolution, building community for the sake of community, medicating and self-medicating, survival/homesteading skills, cynicism, crafting change in our world, connecting/socializing while sober, disconnecting from ego. So..just a few things!

Footnotes:

– What is informed consent?
– More on Mutual Aid Societies. Also some stuff here.
– Do you need to resign from the LDS church?
– Care to brush up on sex & gender?
– Isaac’s “L.I.F.E.” reference.
Lucenti Manifesto.
– I can has optimists?
– In case you need to work longer hours
– Aristotle was right!
– Appears Isaac was wrong on the “blood of the covenant” quotation. Read more discussion on that here!

Future updates to footnotes may be en route!

And if the embedded player below doesn’t work, find the episodes here: https://lucentilive.podbean.com/

Wisdom, Work, and Warfare

Plato founded his first academy as a sanctuary in honor of Athena the goddess of wisdom. At the time, “sanctuary” implied sacred space where both mentors and apprentices could establish the spiritual grounding necessary for the mundane practice of their disciplines. Today we might describe “sanctuary” as a “small safe space in a troubling world, an oasis in a vast desert, or an island in a stormy sea.” But…

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