Ashok Panikkaris creating questions and conversations on democracy
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I value living in an imperfect world where we strive untiringly to be intelligent, humane and caring. I value critical thinking, dialogue, creativity, humor, intelligent dissent and the constant striving for truth. Most of all I appreciate the capacity of the human mind to grasp, with great effort, complex reality. Complacency and cynicism are unworthy of us as homo sapiens; we should be able to do better.
Here on Meta-Culture's page you will have access to vital work that questions and hopes to enlighten. You will find posters, videos, podcasts, webinars and invitations to events such as discussions, book groups, training programs and workshops. This is what I do full time and your contributions will help me continue to do this work.
A short note on why we do this work:
I founded Meta-Culture, a thinking and human engagement studio, in 2005 to help resolve conflicts at the community, organizational and national level. After taking democracy, freedom and human rights for granted the last few decades, everything is up for grabs, all over again. Even as climate change is threatening our very existence and open and free societies are threatened by the rise of tribal and xenophobic forces of the Right, Liberals and the Progressive Left are dividing us even further apart on the basis of group identity. We are collectively destroying the most tolerant (and progressive) political system in human history. Given this, we at Meta-Culture are committed to bringing our best selves to strengthen the culture of democracy. We cannot be sanguine about our future.
You can access my:
Design and communication work at: www.metaculture.studio
My blog at: www.ashokpanikkar.com
My democracy work at: www.metaculture.global
And my conflict management work at: www.meta-culture.in
What you can expect:
- POSTERS: Inconvenient Questions. With new material every month! Accessible for those at the Spectator Level and above. These posters are designed to provoke thought and reflection on vital topics. Look out for posters on Democracy, Critical Thinking, Free Speech, Diversity, Identity Politics, Conflict Management and more!
- 12-part VIDEOS: Brown Man in Search of Democracy. These videos will be released in monthly installments to our Participant Level and above.
- WEBINARS: DemoSapiens. Designed to stimulate vital conversations around liberal democracy and citizenship. Will be released to our Enaged Citizen Level and above.
- One 30 minute SKYPE consultation with Ashok Panikkar on conflict resolution, culture, democracy, citizenship and critical thinking: $50
- One 60 minute SKYPE consultation with Ashok Panikkar on conflict resolution, culture, democracy, citizenship and critical thinking: $100
- Access to Webinars: Please write to [email protected]
- For Posters please go to: https://metaculturestudio.wpcomstaging.com/poster-gallery/