The Hunger Project
Last week I was invited to hear Cathy Burke, CEO of the Hunger Project (Australia) talking about the work they are doing to help in the battle against world poverty. Her stories were inspiring, as they attempt to create a sustainable model for change. Their words are better than mine: We function at the grassroots level, finding local leaders who then work within the community to set their own...
Paradox of Choice →
This is the TED lecture that I recommend in my post below. Well worth the 20 minutes!
Freedom from Choice - where do you get it?
The Sydney Writers’ Festival recently invited Jonathon Franzen, featured on the cover of TIME Magazine as arguably the greatest living American novelist, to be interviewed on his work, his views on American society and the impact of 9/11. In a wonderfully erudite and often amusing 40 minutes, he challenged whether 9/11 has had the impact critics often attribute to it, regaled stories of...