“My Assembly talk” by Mike Zonta, H.W., M.

Here’s the talk I would have given at this year’s Prosperos Assembly held over the recent Labor Day weekend.  It’s short and sweet: “We are so privileged to have this teaching (Translation, Releasing the Hidden Splendour, Crown Mysteries, 4th Way, Find Yourself and Live, Lucid Dreaming and so on), to know ourselves (to the best … Continue reading “My Assembly talk” by Mike Zonta, H.W., M.

“Companions at the Crossroads” Prosperos Assembly talk by Mike Zonta, H.W., M.

Westin Long Beach Hotel, September 2, 2018 Companions at the Crossroads:  We seem to have been stuck at this crossroads for several years now. But not to worry. Some of us have found a way forward. For over seven years now a group of us began listening to the Find Yourself and Live tape series … Continue reading “Companions at the Crossroads” Prosperos Assembly talk by Mike Zonta, H.W., M.

Understanding “New Power” by Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms (hbr.org)

We all sense that power is shifting in the world. We see increasing political protest, a crisis in representation and governance, and upstart businesses upending traditional industries. But the nature of this shift tends to be either wildly romanticized or dangerously underestimated. There are those who cherish giddy visions of a new techno-utopia in which … Continue reading Understanding “New Power” by Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms (hbr.org)

PROSPEROS ASSEMBLY 2016 JOURNAL ENTRY 3 by Calvin Harris, H.W., M.

Monday, September 5, 2016 – 5:45 p.m. I’ve just looked down at my phone, there is a text message, that just said “Thank you for this life changing weekend.” I smile, I am feeling the exhaustion from all that had lead up to and during the Assembly weekend. I felt touched that someone would text … Continue reading PROSPEROS ASSEMBLY 2016 JOURNAL ENTRY 3 by Calvin Harris, H.W., M.

Pontoon Archipelago or: How I learned to stop worrying and love collapse

James Allen · May 24, 2019 · Medium.com The viability of our civilisation is uncertain. While opening our eyes means we’ll confront darkness, keeping them shut means it’ll stay dark. Let’s dare to look and start building new worlds alongside the old. Dear reader I offer you this essay in the hope that you may find something within it … Continue reading Pontoon Archipelago or: How I learned to stop worrying and love collapse

the Characters of Theophrastus

(eudaemonist.com) Translated by R.C. Jebb, 1870. This text differs from Jebb’s only in using the Greek (as opposed to Roman) terms for political offices and monetary units, and restoring the order of the Χαρακτῆρες to the sequence most generally in use; Jebb’s sequence is noted throughout in parentheses. It is possible to link to a specific ‘Character’ … Continue reading the Characters of Theophrastus