Comments23/06/2017 #7 CityVP 🐝 ManjitMy word Vincenzo! This resource extends to nearly 900 pages and that does not even include Steven Wolfram's notes, and the way it has been placed online is the best form of digital navigation I have seen, what a way for him to share his life's work. I am saving this link to my desktop, what a great reference source to have at one's finger tips. Marvelous !
- Producer14/06/2017Beings of the night, beings of the dayLife shifts show that not only do the gears of society or relationships run through the day, but countless ways are exploited, but in a 'way' they also work to make the whole system work, worlds parallel to what we are used to. That of a certain...
Comments14/06/2017 #1 CityVP 🐝 ManjitUrban people like me do not experience the full darkness of night, our street lit lights hide the magical universe from us. When we look up at the sky we see only a handful of the stars that congregate in the Milky Way. Digital technology has taught us to live in an always-on world - where we do not follow the motions of night or day or work through the night and adjust to sleeping through the day. There is always something on that commands our attention but we command so much attention that we often don't see what is important - we are more prone to focus on what is urgent, or deemed urgent.
It is good you have mentioned the efforts of night workers who keep the finely tuned logistics machine operating, who magically stock our supermarkets during the night or repair infrastructure we barely appreciate and only complain about vehemently when that infrastructure fails. There is a lot of learned helplessness in the world of urban people, quite different from the self-sufficiency a few in the rural communities still understand, especially if their connection remains with the land.
That is the ultimate discovery of being - which is one of absolute appreciation, to look up and see the wonders that spin, and the across at the wonders that flow and on the ground under us at the wonders that grow. In attention laden world all that magnificence is largely lost to us - which brings us to the meaning of being, which is what you have captured in your buzz. You are a part of the few that appreciate this and appreciate those who serve the many, at least you are conscious that someone somewhere is doing something that if they did not, only then we would feel the difference, unless of course difference is what we appreciate. So Neto welcome to beBee and I look forward to reading more of your buzzes to come !
- Producer29/05/2017Invoking MemoriesI have just returned from a trip to Turkey that lasted ten days. This times my visit including a return to Ankara for the first time since my last visit in 1972. The visit to Ankara invoked memories. I was doing my master degree at the Middle...
Comments05/06/2017 #84 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#83
Dear @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee- this is exactly what I feel and you expressed it beautifully. "But, there is also much that is the same. What is different is the inner peace I feel. The expansiveness within my being". To grow is to expand real values and discard those of no or low values. This should bring inner peace and so we can be in peace wit ourselves and then be able to think peacefully and act accordingly. I do apprecitae your comment and its value. We can only live in peace with others if we have peace in us.05/06/2017 #83 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBeeDear @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee - I just came back - wow lots of mistakes when I write from my phone! Do we stay the same in spite of all the challenges we face in life. I sense I am a different person now than when I was much younger. But, there is also much that is the same. What is different is the inner peace I feel. The expansiveness within my being. My real connection with others and the world. How is that different? When I was a lot younger I sense I was more focussed on "looking good" , playing the part society tells us to play, etc. My sense of being was also more fragile when I was younger. I was hurt emotionally so acted with a protective shell around me. As I have aged and learnt how to give myself what I needed to self-heal some of those hurts the fragility has gone. It is like when having a cut and it festers because it has not been cared for. And then when you start to look after the wound it heals over completely as if nothing was ever there. I know many people say they sense they are different as they age. I am different as I have been intent on self-awareness. With every new sense of myself I unravel something shifts. This is visceral. This is in my state of being. So it is a paradox - I am the same and I am different.04/06/2017 #82 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#81 Dear @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee- I am stunned by your comment and sharing of your personal experiences. As you intend to write a second comment I defer my detailed response for now. Truly, we feel the warmth of personal experiences and I find nothing equalling them.04/06/2017 #81 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBeeDear @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee what a wonderful post. The richness of going back in time integrated with your present experience allowed profound ideas to emerge.
You ask do we change or do we stay the same depending on our circumstances? I will answer this based on 2 very different experiences. I was once in an environment where I was controlled, intimidated, disrespected, devalued. I changed in those circumstances. My self worth eroded. I lost my sense of myself. My life sense and energy diminished. I became a walkingshell . I could not intimate anything . Or if I did I could not follow through. I became paralysed beyond my belief.
Another experience: I was once in an experience where I was greatly respected, cared for, encouraged, protected . In this environment I excelled, I pushed boundaries. I took risked. I initiated and created much and made a difference by helping many others .
So yes, based on my lived experience we change deadening on our environment.
Now we may also say there is a fire of who we are that stays the same.i will continue. Tbc02/06/2017 #78 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#75 @Sara Jacobovici- plants may decide in which direction to grow based on availability of nutrients and sunlight. Sometimes the shaded part grows faster then the part of plant that is exposed to sunlight. DIrection may change. I am writing this in response to this part of your comment "If a plant does not change direction towards sunlight, its growth may be stunted".02/06/2017 #76 Sara Jacobovici#46 Part Four - #39 @Ian Weinberg, you have indeed, “written quite extensively on this subject and related areas”. And so, forgive me if I still haven’t got it yet. You write, “…the essence at the core of the being remains true to its deterministic influences.” Yet you talk about potential for change and transcendence. How are these possible within the framework of determinism? Does it make sense for me to say that we come into this world with a core, determined by heritage, first nature, and then our work is based on trying to identify and be consciously aware of that core while being influenced by the other part of heritage, nurture? Thanks for your patience.02/06/2017 #75 Sara Jacobovici#46 Part Three - #24 I am sorry for not being clear in my example @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee. I wanted to illustrate through the plant which doesn’t need to form roots in water prior to being planted in soil, that it can root itself no matter where it is placed; it can be uprooted and placed in another soil and grow roots there, and survive, without changing.
# @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee for bringing @Tricia Mitchell’s comment to my attention. She asks, “Our growth direction may change and this is a needed and desirable one. Do you agree?" I am not clear on direction. I agree growth is akin to living; thriving. Direction is a whole different subject. If a plant does not change direction towards sunlight, its growth may be stunted. As humans, though, we navigate on our journey. We need to be open to reading many signs that will enable us to understand which direction to take, assess the pace and map out places where we allow ourselves to rest. Not easy, but worth the effort.02/06/2017 #74 Sara Jacobovici#46 Part Two - 1. From my perspective @Deb 🐝 Helfrich, you have taken poetic license with the metaphor of the tuning fork. You write, “We are constantly vibrating tuning forks, adjusting the tensions of our lives based on what has occurred in our past, our installed reactions and emotions, our past and current environments, plus our ability to rationally adjust these notes, when we work to become aware of what element of our bodymind is out of tune.” In “reality” a tuning fork is “an acoustic resonator in the form of a two-pronged fork with the prongs (tines) formedy used as a standard of pitch to tune musical instruments.” It vibrates in response to the external influence in the same way, each time. It keeps the other instruments in tune. The other instruments depend on its consistency; the tuning fork cannot (and should not be able to) change. It’s not self-reflective. It’s built/formed in a certain way and to maintain that form.
2. We have the ability to create, destroy and repair. This is the only proof I need for the existence of free will. The fact that we are influenced by our internal and external environments, doy perspective, renounce us of our free will.
Finally, you write, “remember all the sedimentary layers composing a human doing.” (You can substitute “doing” for “being”, and both are appropriate in this context.) Made me think of time and place. The fourth dimension is referred to as spacetime, as there is no “separation” betweenlayers itself in place, and makes itself visible in its separated layers; separation of time in place. Whereas, I see humans as integrated beings; we’re formed, we grow, we’re transformed. In a way, each human or community, can be a sediment in the place of humanity.02/06/2017 #73 Sara JacoboviciPart One - #46 Flattered @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee. I would like to ask you, @Deb 🐝 Helfrich, @Tricia Mitchell and @Ian Weinberg, to take the following thoughts into consideration.
#22 Dear @Deb 🐝 Helfrich, thank you for your mention and response. Your thinking and writing takes my breath away…and so I have to pause…once I start breathing again I can attempt to respond. Two points; 1. the tuning fork, and 2. “free will”.01/06/2017 #70 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBeeI am glad that your mother recovered and is in good health now dear @Tausif Mundrawala. I know how you feel. There is no equivalent to mothers and feeling unable to help and save them from their suffering is a haunting task. I wish your mother wholeheartedly a complete recovery.01/06/2017 #69 Tausif Mundrawala#68 Last two days were like hell for me. Doctors were like just pray for her stable condition. It shook me from within because that feeling of losing the closest one kills you. Am grateful to Almighty that she is doing good now. Am glad that you felt my feelings through that comment. You both are like angels for me, @Sara Jacobovici and Sir @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee01/06/2017 #67 Sara Jacobovici#65 Thank you @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee for bringing the comment of @Tausif Mundrawala to my attention. At the risk of sounding philosophical, when one says, I experienced it to my core, it acknowledges a core to begin with. If the experience changed the core, the question is, from what?
- 28/04/2017Once we understand that we are composed of bacteria and that we cannot live without bacteria, then it is an enlightenment to understand that relationship even though science has barely begun to understand these relationships including findings related to gut-mind.
I embrace this paradox where our conceptual leaps produce within us the ability to think anew. Paradox is simply our individual ability to learn from ideas we would not otherwise think about or from people who are different to us. This ability is not in destroying an idea but building upon an idea and that is for me what is 21st Century thinking.
This does not discount those that view science as concrete fact, but allows us to imagine what science has not yet found. At a managerial level, we want to be grounded but as leadership complexity increases, the ability to abrticularly look for in a leader. @Edward Lewellen last year introduced me to forms of bacteria which introduced me to new vista's of thought
That is why I hold @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee in such high regard, because in interacting with him, I invariably begin to think at levels that I would not ordinarily allow myself to do and in that moment I transcend any of my innate command and control desires and begin to embrace open minded exploration. I am not afraid of the destructive but want more creative in a world lack of pragmatic but creative thinking.Are Bacteria Friend or Foe?www.thoughtco.com Humans and bacteria coexist in different types of symbiotic relationships. Not all bacteria are pathogenic and most are beneficial to...
Comments29/04/2017 #15 CityVP 🐝 Manjit#9 There can be no doubt about the coexistence what is surprising is how we try making being human as removed from that coexistence.
Bacteria were here billions of years before us and they will be here billions of years after us - and so in this regard the hypothesis of "panspermia" is interesting because it prompts more questions in this direction, but also that the scientific method is dependent on a hypothesis. http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/evolution/origin-of-life-on-earth5.htm
The basis we arrive at a hypothesis is itself an interesting way to think because it means brighter minds than ours require an open minded world to explore more rather than be constrained by religion or politics : http://www.statisticalmisconceptions.com/sample2.html29/04/2017 #11 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBeeI responded to this thoughtful buzz here:
https://www.bebee.com/producer/@ali-anani/the-ripples-from-ideas-pebbles29/04/2017 #8 debasish majumderfrom cyanobecteria life on Earth emerge and evolves, but it has developed a lot and in a continuous process it manifestation become utterly complex, which paving the way for new type of bacteria to emerge. bacteria neither have mind nor having any intentional programme to harm or benefit us. but being aware about its harmful impact on us we identify those bacteria and eliminate them to ensure our survival. however, nice share @CityVP 🐝 Manjit! enjoyed read.29/04/2017 #7 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBeeMy dear friend @CityVP 🐝 Manjit- I am totally confused by this buzz in a positive way. I have already finished the background image for my next buss on "The Ripples of Pebble Ideas".Then came this buzz and I still shall keep the same title, but with a new direction just to respond to this buzz. I am going to write it now.29/04/2017 #6 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#5 I read the linked article and it is fascinating. I enjoyed reading immensely. I poised on this part ""It's helpful to remember that each drop of seawater contains millions of bacteria and that only one of them, in theory, is needed to colonise a new habitat, says Kirchman". Our brain has more than 80% of weight water. How many bacteria live in our minds then? Dealing with the whole body requires dealing with this important findings. .29/04/2017 #5 CityVP 🐝 Manjit#4 Bacteria demand respect. Look how the destructive life-ending power of an underwater volcano is first colonized by a newly found type of bacteria, that become the first step in creating a new ecology of life. https://www.sciencealert.com/researchers-find-hairy-microbes-growing-out-of-nowhere-after-a-volcanic-eruption29/04/2017 #4 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#3 Your writing "My motivation here is understanding the quality of soil that emanates from volcanoes and not simply the volcano" is indicative that you are more ten a :"whole thinker" or systemic thinker. You are a complexity thinker as you see the whole to understand the parts. Understanding the parts may not lead to the understanding of the whole. Y0u are a great thinker @CityVP 🐝 Manjit29/04/2017 #3 CityVP 🐝 Manjit#2 Dear @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee My motivation here is understanding the quality of soil that emanates from volancoes and not simply the volcano.
Life becomes delectably mysterious my friend when we draw out the long-term value, and in this very example I have embraced paradox again, for all moments deposit their value, as life starts anew and whether it is about critical thinking or it is about creative thinking, there is a great heat of value to born from that continuum - http://volcanology.geol.ucsb.edu/soil.htm
The quality of soil here at beBee keeps me on a road of learning and an unequivocal assertion that if you were not here, I would feel the burning not the learning, then there would be no reason for me to be here. We all have a purpose and a way and it is best to honour that difference, so here I praise the soil, but in doing so we must also honour the volcano.29/04/2017 #2 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee@CityVP 🐝 Manjit- I know wh you wrote this buzz and your motivation. I am sure you have noticed that I have been "watching" discussions on my buzz and the buzz written by @Phil Friedman opposing my buzz. I decided to watch the discussions silently. However; your buzz here forced me to speak up a little.
I have deep respect for you and I couldn't ignore your kind words about me. I also couldn't overlook your deep statement "This ability is not in destroying an idea but building upon an idea and that is for me what is 21st Century thinking".
THis is mainly to thank you my friend for your kind words and to assure you that I have same feelings towards you.
I have to salute gere @Deb 🐝 Helfrich.for her deep understanding as evidenced by her comment here.28/04/2017 #1 Deb 🐝 HelfrichScience is really a process of asking astute questions and seeking ways to answer those questions, it is not about some 7 year old study with an understandable synopsis that the media can propagate.
We are so far from the end of knowledge that it is mind boggling.
Our microbiome and its optimal health is crucial to our capabilities to use our mind in creative ways, because pain and illness shuts down openness and exploratory thoughts until we reach homeostasis.
Talking through things in an open forum and considering each new component of information is how knowledge will move forward in the future.
Citizen science offers a great deal of power especially in the fields of biology and medicine, because we can now access large samples with virtual tools that can bring up the confounding factors much quicker than conventional studies.
- 23/04/2017A great person deserves no less: @John White, MBA
If you know him, everything is possible and good prevails.These 'Fabergé Fractals' will blow your mind ScienceAlert Beddard explains: "The 3D fractals are generated by iterative formulas whereby the output of one iteration forms the input for the next. The formulas...
Comments24/04/2017 #9 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand AmbassadorYes..but you know really @John White, MBA, any ressemblance with a certain...O-beBee-Wan Kenobi ? Don't ya think I am right ? @Milos Djukic @David B. Grinberg @Juan Imaz @Javier 🐝 beBee @Matt 🐝 Sweetwood..he knows the ways of the Foooooorce.23/04/2017 #6 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBeeGreat sharing dear @Milos Djukic. I enjoyed watching tremendously. The description of the video says "The fascinating aspect is where combinations of parameters can combine to create structural 'resonances' of extraordinary detail and beauty". SImple approach, but amazingly wonderful.23/04/2017 #1 John White, MBA"The 3D fractals are generated by iterative formulas whereby the output of one iteration forms the input for the next. The formulas effectively fold, scale, rotate or flip space. They are truly fractal in the fact that more and more detail can be revealed the closer to the surface you travel.
The fascinating aspect is where combinations of parameters can combine to create structural 'resonances' of extraordinary detail and beauty—sometimes naturally organic and other times perfectly geometric. But then like a chaotic system it can completely disappear with the smallest perturbation." Mind blown! "Whoa" - @Gerald Hecht
- Producer20/04/2017Against Authenticity and Free MovementI am going to swim against the tide and I imagine many hands rose in opposition to what I am going to say in this buzz. How authentic should we be? I have some evidence that authenticity may be harmful to our social health. I even dare to add...
Comments20/06/2017 #111 Sara Jacobovici#105 #108 #110 Thank you @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee for bringing my attention to the most intriguing paradox coming from the comments of @Tricia Mitchell. You word it in a question form Dr. Ali, "Is freedom confining?" My in the moment response would be that choice determines the boundaries of confinement. It is the fact that we have the freedom to choose in circumstances that restrict our freedom and in this way confines us, that is where the paradox comes from. The internal process of our individual freedom to choose is boundless, it is the external response to that choice that will then determine the degree of confinement. Beside the political examples that can be raised, the ones that come to my mind are from the time when artists depended on patrons to produce their work. Michelangelo and Mozart were both very dependent on their patrons. And so their choices were restricted. Each, however, found a way to create their art form freely within their confinements. Thank you for the opportunity to participate in this very interesting discussion.20/06/2017 #110 Tricia Mitchell#108 @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee I'm pleased that the image that flahsed in my mind enabled me to comment in a way that you feel enriches your buzz.
The breadth as opposed to depth of knowledge I possess, is part of my Human Design. It's in my birth chart & facilitates the requisite variety used to help myself & others find soul-utions & pave a path towards their own truths. (That is my HD 1/3 profile Investigator/Martyr researching & challenging what no longer works in society! www.humandesignnw.com/summary.htm)
My sensitivity, perhaps, comes from being an Empath. I'd like to think that my ego is in the driving seat less often these days, but the reality is, like everyone else, I'm a Work In Progress.
What a great title "The Mother of Paradoxes" that's conferred upon @Sara Jacobovici.
There is no rush to respond. I was looking for any online references to thyroid issues, which is about 'powerlessness & helplessness' to see if there was any biological clues to how Aung San Suu Kyi viewed her political/personal environment to draw inference about her not exercising power, but that didnt seem relevant to your buzz.
Thank you for your thought provoking posts & comments that contribute towards deeper contemplation of what it is to be human on this planet.20/06/2017 #108 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#106 reading Part 1 of your comment and the comment you made earlier today I must sat that I am baffled by your knowledge, sensitivity and broad understanding. SPot on comment that enriches the buzz and gives it a practical dimension. I am much obliged to you. Your paradox about freedom that you mentioned earlier today and to which I drew the attention to "The Mother of Paradoxes" and I mean @Sara Jacobovici is beautifully highlighted in your comment. Million thanks20/06/2017 #107 Tricia Mitchell#105 (pt 2) @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
The Nobel Peace Prize awarded for democracy & human rights can't sit well with the criticism and disappointment levied at her since her election victory & her non-action (e.g. Muslim Rohingya)... Was about to ask if she had more freedom when confined to house arrest... I'm now wondering if her Autonomic Nervous System has been conditioned into the freeze response by default, after years of being powerless to do anything while under house arrest? She doesn't seem to use the power she was democratically given.
Freedom, it appears, may be her downfall? Sorry, my thoughts are racing: her father, the Independence Hero, daughter: Democracy Heroine... is she running a [transgenerational] pattern, using her father's blueprint?
Is the "Now what?" part of her blueprint missing (given that her father was killed before what he was fighting for was realised)?
More of a case study than a political post.
Maybe her face flashed up, as I pondered your comment, as an illustration of personal sacrifice on behalf of the collective (but one which then does not serve all)...
(sourced in part from http://www.nytimes.com/1999/03/30/world/michael-v-aris-53-dies-scholarly-husband-of-laureate.html)20/06/2017 #106 Tricia Mitchell#105 You're more than welcome @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee Interestingly (for me, at least), as I pondered on your comment of my comment about whether freedom can confine us, a mental image of Aung San Suu Kyi appeared. Beyond a televised dramatisation of her life & the odd news article, I do not know much about Myanmar (Burma), but one could perceive that an individual's right to freedom within a family whose values concerning freedom confined them. That's just one interpretation. Like being born into a Royal family, one has freedom of the land, but at the cost of personal freedom.
Aung San Suu Kyi has 2 sons, who 'lost' their mother, when they 11 & 15 years old, when, in 1988, she returned to Burma (she was born into the cause, her father, Major General Aung San, assassinated when she was 2 years old; a heavy price to pay for freedom/independence).
She wrote before her marriage to Michael Aris: ''Sometimes I am beset by fears that circumstances and national considerations might tear us apart just when we are so happy in each other that separation would be a torment,''
Their sons didn't have the freedom to choose to give up their mother to the cause which was the pro-democracy party
Their mother's freedom was taken from her during years of house arrest.
Their father was diagnosed with prostate cancer (the conflict that creates the bio-logical changes in this organ is a theme of not feeling/being 'man enough' & enlarges to feel 'more of a man' at a bio-logical level. It's all about how we perceive our environment & on a political & personal level, it certainly fits). He wasn't granted the freedom to visit his wife before he died on his 53rd birthday.
(part 2 follows; I wish beBee had a maximum character countdown to save time editing)20/06/2017 #104 Tricia Mitchell#101 Thank you @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee we are living in an information rich era, which, if I'm honest, striking a balance between online & offline interactions is one I've yet to master. It is, indeed time for global alignment, working towards the collective needs of the planet & humanity. Your post leads me to reconsider the question, "Is freedom confining?". Thank you for the mental stimulation.02/06/2017 #103 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#100 Thank you @Phil Friedman and I appreciate your comment greatly. Differences should be our bridges to move forward. THis is only possible if we respect differences as triggers for better understandings. I am sorry for my late response as I noticed it accidentally.02/06/2017 #101 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#98 Thank you @Tricia Mitchell for writing a great comment, which I sadly only noticed today. You wrote "If we set aside difference and, perhaps, move towards a more conscious way of living, then survival and strong human communities is possible". To this I agree fully and it is time to realize that the benefits of aligning together far exceed the benefits of being self-centered.27/04/2017 #99 Tricia Mitchell(cont.) Governments have used community cohesion rhetoric to reduce social care bills for elderly citizens (after society has fashioned itself on a nuclear family model) & to counter terrorism. If there is a sea of change with the latter, I'm not spotting it from the shore (yet). I genuinely seek to understand, so I can revise my perspective. Perhaps you'll let me know if I'm barking up the wrong proverbial tree.27/04/2017 #98 Tricia Mitchell#95 Thank you for being my first follower on here @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee & I appreciate the welcome. I look forward to reading the buzz you mention. I guess the starting point for me is a shared understanding of community & how somebody is defining community. A professional community? A community in geographical terms? Iin terms of ethnic origin (Black communities), disability or linguistic minority communities (e.g. sign language using Deaf communities) or nationality e.g. British ex-pat communities. Identity is multi-faceted and, depending on which hat I'm wearing, there will be conflicting views, where the interests of one will supersede the other.
Based on my (biased) observations, as a former sign language interpreter, using Deaf communities within the context of wider society globally, as an example, political socio-economic landscapes have not enabled them to build strong human communities outside of their marginised groups. Funding cuts means that progress previously made to address inequalities have disappeared. If we set aside difference and, perhaps, move towards a more conscious way of living, then survival and strong human communities is possible. For me, the last time I truly felt a sense of community was during the miners' strike and my local community came together. Totally subjective, but for me, Norman Tebbit advocating that people get on their bike signalled a change where people thought less about community and more "every man for himself".27/04/2017 #97 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee@Phil Friedman wrote a buzz on this buzz in which he shared some opposing ideas than those of mine. Phil's buzz is worthy and I encourage readers of this buzz to read the buzz of Phil so that we may learn together more solidly. The link is
https://www.bebee.com/producer/@friedman-phil/collectives-vs-individuals-a-stand-alone-comment#c427/04/2017 #95 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#94 In respect of your comment I followed you @Tricia Mitchell and I welcome you here. I am leaving the door open for all contradicting comments. I am saying that authenticity is a blessing as long as it doesn't overwhelm the interests of a community. When authenticity obstructs community work then it can be harmful. I shall write another buzz to verify more on your important comment. Mind you I understand this is a contrversial issue and I am open-minded to al opposing views.26/04/2017 #94 Tricia MitchellI'm going to be honest, in my first comment on this site. i read your post, and saw in citing yourself that you have a PhD and decided to go ahead and comment anyway! I understand the idea of free movement that you've explored here, but not of authenticity. I'm not as erudite as yourself in matters pertaining to biology; the stage I am at & the concept upon which a lot of my work is based is that suppressing one's authentic self is damaging to health. Rejection of self can be seen in auto-immune disease, for example, where the body, instead of recognising and attacking foreign bodies, attacks itself. So, I've got "some" cognitive dissonance going on right from reading the title. The concept of Oneness and community, I understand and advocate; I just can't get the two parts to come together in your article to appreciate the analogy you've drawn.
However, in response to your question, and depending on where you live in the world, I'd say we need people who are free -thinkers -movers to 'liberate' others so that they can assist the rest in rebuilding the communities that have broken down in so many societies.24/04/2017 #93 Leckey Harrison#89 Why would it not? We humans are already "water" when we come to the table to either be authentic, or cooperate. The difference is that the water drop "Ali" is much different than the water drop "Leckey" when we get to the table, regardless of what level of authenticity we have achieved. In that level, we can, if we choose, cooperate.
- Producer12/04/2017The first one through the wall...I heard this said in a movie* once."The first one through the wall always gets bloody..."This refers to the simple fact that when you are the first one to try something, run counter to what is currently accepted, or simply want to try to do...
Comments15/04/2017 #4 Peter AltschulerThere is a dialectical argument about the virtues of being... second. Microsoft had an MP3 player before Apple released the iPod. Apple itself had the Newton, which was overtaken by Palm's Pilot (which was subsequently crushed by the iPhone).
Those first movers are often the first to die (or rendered so crippled that they never recover). So the ideas may be grand, but the executions rush off without knowing their destination... or if anybody's waiting at the end.
My father was a rock 'n' roll DJ who produced what are arguably the first music videos - 15 years before MTV. He had created what should have been positioned as "American Bandstand" for a new generation but, in 1965, nobody wanted to veer away from Bandstand or the tried-and-true variety formats of "Shindig" and "Hullaballoo." Two years later, he introduced what the industry was almost forced to want (by FCC decree): an extension of rock music to FM radio.
Yet there, too, he pioneered a format that was, once again, too early. By the end of 12 months, station management introduced an AM-style Top 40/Oldies format, and other stations (and other DJs) took over and profited from the album-oriented-rock approach that my father introduced.
It's a situation that's conveyed in a joke
"Ask me the secret of my success."
"OK, what's the secret of your...."
"Timing."13/04/2017 #2 CityVP 🐝 Manjithttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jjf1O4jMqeM&spfreload=10
That particular clip from Moneyball is a classic - it speaks to what only a handful of people will do, because the rest will scurry like rats and live in their commercial cages and maybe even have a benevolent employer who provides them a wheel for entertainment, and this is a clip that is way too important to place as a footnote - it definitely puts into stark context the enormity of what you are speaking about here.
I also think of that Moneyball clip as the difference between the dark extension of the 21st Century and the bright new dawn of the 21st Century. The way things go down in organizations or through institutions or by people who operate from the dinosaur perspective that especially made such carnage of the 20th Century - and is at risk of repeating that carnage in our century now.
I may have spent four decades in the prior century, but I am coming up-two decades in our century. If transformation continues to represent this circumstance, then it means I will have lived six decades under that circumstance - but if the map of life has actually changed, the way we look at things has subtly transformed, then you and I will become the luckiest people in the history of civilization - because we will be among the first walking in this new light, this transition that has begun.
When change is the constant, adapting and continuously evolving organizations will not need to hire the dinosaurs (whether they are young or old). That we lived while dinosaurs existed is just a fact of time but it is not the way things need to be and eventually will not be.
- Producer01/04/2017Simple Rules Are the Anchors for EmergenceWhile reading a quote by David O. McKay my mind started nagging me. The quote reads: We sow our thought>>>> we reap our actions We sow our actions>>> we reap our habits We sow our habits>>> we reap our...
Comments03/04/2017 #66 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#65 This comment of yours @Savvy Raj reflects your depth and maturity. I don't want to interrupt the dialogue between you and @CityVP 🐝 Manjit. I want to register my appreciation of your comment and to give a promise to read your two buzzes very soon.03/04/2017 #65 Savvy Raj#63 Thank you @ CityVP Manjit for bringing me here and for the kind mention and share of my todays buzz on Subtlety Consciousness Although it has yet to receive some views if it has a purpose as to why I must have created it it certainly it will fulfill it in time! Like through your kind share of it here for instance 😊
@ Ali Anani thank you for inviting me here in your very purposeful buzz as well as for these amazing writers who have shared their heartprints of wisdom and goodwill.It will certainly be a treat to read their comments as much as this 'successful buzz' ! It is certainly a joy to read your insights here.
Well you have essentially captured the manyessential elements towards emergence...And I do beleve that the depth of purpose is one of the paths leading to successful emergence .And success is an interesting journey and not a destination . Success is truly sensed when we find the purpose and in working towards it passionately.
The more you sense the bigger picture ... you lovingly loose yourself in something that is bigger than yourself... the greater your energy and the closer you are to where you want to be ..
Success in such an evolving emergence is within each of us ... waiting for us to make a move towards it.
And perhaps if you find time , you would like to read two of my poems that I sense an interconnect here .One on the Subtlety of Consciousness. and then Emergence. Would be happy to read your reflections to it.03/04/2017 #64 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#63 I am just "listening" now to this wonderful exchange of comments. Revolve and evolve- only one letter (r) makes so much difference. Even letters show a butterfly effect. I hope that @Savvy Raj adds her wisdom to the pile of wisdom that is building up here. Thank you @CityVP 🐝 Manjit and I have no doubt tat @Harvey Lloyd will have something to share us with.03/04/2017 #63 CityVP 🐝 Manjit#58 The world revolves and all life including human life evolves. It is not too challenging a word if we realize that there are parts of our DNA that have no apparent function, they are dormant and doing nothing - and here something is transmitted or transformed and there is new code operating within us.
What is frightening about tech and synthetic biology is how it is tampering with our inner code and trying to splice into our human code. No wonder some technologists fear that we are creating the end of our own species as we tamper with life.
Accelerated change at the individual level has allowed us to do something here that would have required much time in days of letters - which is deposit thought that is immediate and be able to draw in thoughts at a rate that human beings have never done before - and that must surely be triggering something in the dormant parts of our DNA - because our mind and body is now responding to something new, in ways I assume our DNA is already encoded to expect.
Take @Savvy Raj latest buzz "Subtlety of Consciousness" https://www.bebee.com/producer/@savvy-raj/subtlety-of-consciousness the way it is read is how we have evolved to read it or where our code is in terms of maturity and how we will evolve once new inputs permeate us. The impact of evolution here is personal, it is what evolves within us - and that is why I think revolutions have limited impact and often return us back to what we originally revolted from.03/04/2017 #61 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#60 You walk the talk my friend @Aaron 🐝 Skogen and therefore your words resonate strongly with me. You live the experience of giving service to others as testifies very well in your last buzz. So, I love your adding "May we sow gratitude, and reap the greatest of all gifts. I sow now the seeds of gratitude to your deeds for the needy and you reap the respect and hearts of all of us.03/04/2017 #60 Aaron 🐝 Skogen#20 I am humbled that you would so kindly share and reference my buzz @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee.
I absolutely love your conclusion here, "Peace in the heart starts by loving for others what you love for yourself." This implies service to others, which I believe is a gateway to living a life of gratitude. May we sow gratitude, and reap the greatest of all gifts.
I am reminded of a quote,
“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” ~ Melody Beattie
Thank you for this wonderful Buzz my friend.03/04/2017 #59 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#58 I am sure @CityVP 🐝 Manjit shall respond to your great comment @Harvey Lloyd. You both raise hugely interesting discussions and I don't want to interrupt the flow.
"Can we put the cat back in the bag"? Would love to hear the answer of Manjit.03/04/2017 #58 Harvey Lloyd#53 "Evolve". This is a very challenging word as it implies the mass change to a society in a direction. Today it would appear that we can reach a state of evolution of serving others only after we have ventured past our own right of passage. This right of passage is defined by our narrative of home, community and education. The real conundrum is when we realize that everyone is seeking this right of passage. The friction begins.
Your comments ring with truth. Our struggle to establish security within our existence comes at a cost, when we take our own we may be removing someone else's.
This would establish that each individual would need to evolve into a greater set of "rules" as @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee has presented here. This is what the 60's were all about, breaking free of these rules. Can we put the cat back in the bag?
This discussion, as with all of Dr. Ali's, are intriguing and deserve some time in the sun. Your thoughts are always illuminating.02/04/2017 #54 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#53 This is a treasure of a comment dear @CityVP 🐝 Manjit. I think this comment reinforces the great comments here by @Harvey Lloyd. Every line of this comment is a wisdom on its own.
I commented an hour ago on a buzz bt our friend @David B. Grinberg in which he highlighted the unfortunate practices of nations spending so much on wars, but so little on healthcare. Instead of bringing brains together we are separating them, if not killing them. This is accordance with your writing Manjit " Once we are at this point of evolution, our humanity beings to form with a new map and new means of translation and peace emerges from that. If war emerges from that, we are still using the old map and yet calling ourselves 21st century".
Your comment truly reflects your writing "What you are exploring here is at the forefront of human evolution in the full meaning of what evolve means". I can easily replace you with Manjit and this is the value of this splendid comment.02/04/2017 #53 CityVP 🐝 ManjitWhat you are exploring here is at the forefront of human evolution in the full meaning of what evolve means. This is the domain of the few and not the many because the language of buy-sell see this thinking as a cost rather than a value. The traditional buy and sell is a traditional market and trade routes and tribal culture are a part of that deep history.
I don't assume the word emergence as a form of positive thinking, after all emergence is rooted in the word "emergency". When we move to a more evolved state, we stop relating emergency to view it as a danger, but start seeing emergency as in "emerge". Once we are at this point of evolution, our humanity beings to form with a new map and new means of translation and peace emerges from that. If war emerges from that, we are still using the old map and yet calling ourselves 21st century.
Now we are beginning to see new ways of exchanging value but in systems that value the traditional ways. It is ancient and historical legacy that fuels the modern marketplace and not evolution of our core humanity. As we evolve in our collective humanity, this value will be seen by us as highly reasoned and the way things are but what is so obvious and good for the future of humanity. This is not what a vast percentage of the world has either learned to see or are still not being taught how to see.
We will eventually get there, but just because we have open forms of networks, does not mean that networks are yet evolved.02/04/2017 #50 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#49 In the draft copy of this buzz I included a corroded image of a bolt holding a ship on water. The bolt was corroded. I opted to remove this part. Now, I wish I didn't. You idea @Harvey Lloyd "We may state a value but as we move from elementary understanding to wisdom we must remove the corrosion through learning". Yes, we may deal with the corroded bolt. We learn as we act.02/04/2017 #49 Harvey Lloyd#48 Values are something that require maintenance. We may state a value but as we move from elementary understanding to wisdom we must remove the corrosion through learning. No anchor of values is fully understood by us as in the flexibility of execution we learn, we evolve.
Yes each encounter with you is one of burning synaptic challenges. I enjoy the interface as we seek wisdom in existence.02/04/2017 #48 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#47 "We cant know the future but we can enter the future with anchored values and a flexible style of executing the present". This is my gem of the day. Somehow you remind me of my experience of insulation materials. The components are the same; the application by spraying, moulding and mixing of ingredients from two containers vary with the construction being insulated, wind (no to blow off sprayed materials), heat, wind speed are variables and dictate what insulation application to employ. Yes, we may have fixed and anchoring values , but their application may differ.
One idea that pops up what id the anchor is corroded? Oh, I feel burning charcoal falling on my head.02/04/2017 #47 Harvey Lloyd#46 An anchor is designed to be inflexible and to stay rigid. The application of the anchor can be flexible or semi-flexible. Values are something that anchor our patterns of behavior in flexible situations. I have seen values that were good but inflexible in application. This is when we get that feeling of tyranny in our group.
We cant know the future but we can enter the future with anchored values and a flexible style of executing the present.02/04/2017 #46 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#45 It was your comment @Harvey Lloyd that was the spark for me to write this buzz. So, as greatly as I appreciate your writing "One of the greatest compliments one could receive is, another can quote what you would do or say in a given situation. @Ali Anani this one swung for the fences and i believe you produced a home run" You share the pride as well.
I am moved by your insight of having positive and negative anchors. Your writing " drift. This presents us with two styles of anchors. One that clearly attaches us to a set of values and doesn't change; Another that allows the drift of these values so we may meet the needs of the moment" is hair-raising. It is fixed rules of genuine advantage that we may anchor positively. Sometimes, we tend to let the values (anchors( drift for one reason or the other. Some people would rather be killed and not compromise on them. We have many examples. May be the idea of semi-fixed enter into play. Like semi-flexible materials. I need to think more on this one. You stretch my mind again with your challenging ideas and nothing pleases probably more than finding myself in tis situation. Here I miss the feedback of our friend @Sara Jacobovici. I long for her input.02/04/2017 #45 Harvey Lloyd"They are the anchors to our development and the emergence of new habits, solid characters and opening of new horizons." "Anchors" is a boring and challenging word in a fast pace society where the need of the moment is stronger than our fundamental "purpose".
I caught a post here on a new technology that would help safe large ships that have lost power. Basically it applied a Sea Anchor, an anchor that is a underwater sail, that keeps the bow of the boat into the wind and slows the drift. This presents us with two styles of anchors. One that clearly attaches us to a set of values and doesn't change; Another that allows the drift of these values so we may meet the needs of the moment. Drifting values, after a few cycles, catches up to us, as the folks in our circles begin to see the values are customized at each setting. This raises questions from the different members of our social group concerning our real motives.
Anchored values can also offer positive or negative results as your post indicates. Good anchored values offer us a fresh start with each situation that our motives can not be explained as service to others. Our motives may not be liked but non the less will be accepted as they are consistent, focused on the success of others and represent a path that all can participate.
One of the greatest compliments one could receive is, another can quote what you would do or say in a given situation. @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee this one swung for the fences and i believe you produced a home run.
- Producer18/03/2017A stillness in the eye of eternityThis buzz represents an eclectic mosaic of several of my previous articles. I have been inspired to reproduce this piece as a result of the insightful and thought-provoking articles and comments by the likes of @Ali Anani @CityVP Manjit...
Comments08/04/2017 #25 Ian Weinberg#23 Thanks for sharing your personal narrative @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee You represent a very small minority that have achieved insight and awareness of our tarnished human condition from challenging life experiences. But derived from your insight, awareness and courage you have transcended the limiting and destructive emotions to become a great value contributor to many others. Best of wishes.08/04/2017 #24 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee@Ian Weinberg you also mention the work of David Bohm, one of the many people I deeply respect. The embodied experience of sitting in a circle and dialoguing with a group of people taps into our whole intelligence beyond words and thoughts. It is a visceral experience, and the many pauses built into the dialogue process give the space for creative ideas to emerge. I wish their were more people willing to have deep conversations in this kind of space.08/04/2017 #23 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee2) Whilst my generation, my brother and sister and me were not physically violent, we had all internalised violence against ourselves in our thoughts and beliefs of ourselves to not be worthy enough. I now have a strong sense of inner security that has nothing to do with reward and gratification or objects and I have embraced a greater context even when I was very young. I had a sense that my father's pain had to do with something that he did not understand so I had incredible compassion and love for him. My sons were not subjected to physical violence, but they did grow up and picked up my lack of self worth. Fortunately, my commitment to deep learning meant, I brought my sons up to reflective, to have conversations about beliefs, about behaviours and defensive routines. attended family therapy. they both have the capacity for deep pause and reflection and transformation. So in my lifetime, I have seen 4 generations transcend the limitation from early environments where more healthy nurturing was needed. I have also been able to guide my coaching clients to become aware of their limitations and self-heal. None of this has anything to do with AI. I apply methods to access intelligence from my whole bodied intelligence. I am left with great optimism for the future.08/04/2017 #22 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBeeAnother intriguing post @Ian Weinberg I agree, "we individually control very little of our environments and indeed, our lives. Most of our choices are determined by our unique individual history, our nature-nurture heritage." - yes, and yet, I have been dedicated to overcoming the limitations from my childhood. And help others to do so.
"The challenge for each one of us is to be able to transcend this common, collective homogenate of functioning mediocrity as well as our personal heritage constraints (limiting beliefs) and contribute our unique co-creativeness." - I can share that in my family of origin there was a history of domestic violence. Well, I only know about 4 generations. My grandfather fought in WW1 and was in an era when women were subservient and "men" often relieved their pain by being angry with their wives. My father, when he was young and controlled by his father, mirrored this behaviour, but, only when he had drunk too much alcohol. He drank too much alcohol as he was in WW2 and came back with trauma which he did not know how to heal. When his father died, my father stopped drinking and stopped being violent. I had conversations about this with him. In my generation, I was dedicated to healing my trauma from my early childhood. I did to some extent early on in life, but then as you said in a previous post, at about 40 there can be a collapse. So, in mid-life I suffered a set back when I was in a relationship with a controlling partner who demeaned and repressed me psychologically, emotionally and financially. Fortunately, I did much emotional, energetic, psychological healing and became strong enough to move away from the narcissist and misogynist. TBC in next post.20/03/2017 #21 Ian Weinberg#20 Interesting perspective @CityVP 🐝 Manjit I would propose an expanding consciousness growing through the expansion of each individual consciousness. And so each unique one of us, connected in space-time as well as in the energy equivalence thereof, have a heritage which determines our comfort zone and from where we will co-create. The obvious consequence is that we can never define with certainty what it's all about because through Heisenberg's Uncertainty and continual collapsing of Shrodiger's Wave, we are continually changing reality! Unless of course this was all factored into the source files ....20/03/2017 #20 CityVP 🐝 Manjit#19 Ian, the interesting choice of picture accompanies a very elegant title. "A Stillness in the Eye of Eternity" raises what you write to the poetic level and I think it is very important for people who think at abstract levels to have a poetic rather than prosaic expression.
After all the fundamental nature of mathematics is beauty and in mathematics we have the language that gets closer to comprehending to a humble degree, the actual cosmos. The picture of the cosmic eye shown in the buzz actually reminds me of our human limitation, which is an inbuilt one that provides us an anchor against uncertainty and accompanied us when we were born and that is the desire to create meaning and patterns, which in turn relieves us of the anxiety from the unknown.
Yet the cosmos will always in its unlimited vastness absolutely remain a place of the unknown, so I pay attention to how we anthropomorphize the cosmos or the larger than life dimensions of our comparative existence. Your words do describe our fundamental reality that we came from cosmos and not a cosmos made by us.
In this humility exists a massive liberation of our being for we are then not attached to mortality and discover cosmos is not mortal either - that the big bang may well be a never ending dance of dimensions and one day we will transmit as energy into that, which brings us to that which we can be certain, that we are made up of star dust, not just ashes to ashes, dust to dust.20/03/2017 #18 CityVP 🐝 ManjitA wonderful buzz, everything written here represents a kindred spirit. The interesting thing about this way of seeing is that once we see things this way, we never go back to the way we used to see these things. It requires patience and level-setting to recognize that this way of being and seeing is the lesser road traveled, but the chief road to a more practically wise future.19/03/2017 #16 🐝 Fatima G. WilliamsReflection + Reasoning ( Emotional prompts) = Clarify + Awareness
I'm going to keep this formula very safe and use it every single time I experience an emotion. We search for peace / calmness in materialistic things. Reward, success, money etc. The formula above not only creates calmness but to pause regularly and clear the toxic thoughts from our mind, enhance awareness, become more sensitive, gain clarity. I love the addition of gratitude which it very important fine-tune our subjective world view. Thank you @Ian Weinberg18/03/2017 #14 Pamela 🐝 Williams#13 okay so I know I'm being the pessimist today :-), but unfortunately history has taught us that critical mass is reached only after many suffer. WWI, WWII. Now we are capable of truly mass destruction and so I must ask; who would survive WWIII. Whenever I get into the negative frame of mind I think of my grandfather and his advice to my brother: Take that negative cable off your car battery and try to start your car...It takes the positive and negative viewpoints to fully appreciate all the implications.18/03/2017 #12 Pamela 🐝 WilliamsWell said Ian. I have been questioning myself of late about the US political environment in which I currently exist. As a single mother for 27 years my core that been about controlling the environment so as to create an environment of creativity, thought, growth and yet predictability (as best I could) for my daughter. For most parents we realize; these are difficult to accomplish (it takes a 'similar' village). But that need to 'control' becomes habitual so I've asked myself; are my frustrations and yes, even anger at our current 'state of the union' a result to my conditioning myself to 'control' in an environment where I have no control? A brilliant professor whose Resolving Environmental Conflict class I was fortunate enough to attend spoke often of the subjectivity of dealing with conflict. Everyone comes to the table with set beliefs and strong emotional investment in approaching environmental issues; (I appreciated your mentioning environmental science) and it was our duty to be sensitive to all views, the maintain calm when others could not be objective. Where I can achieve that calm at this time in history, to release the need to control, is an ongoing battle. The fear of loss in that situation has far reaching consequences; a butterfly, to a tornado; to a tsunami that threatens to drown humanity as it grows and spreads fear and chaos across the planet and throughout humanity.18/03/2017 #11 debasish majumderthe photograph as header is unique and having extremely relevance with your article, which reflects the universe we dwell and equally gives clarity about how insignificant we are. human eye, cornea contains no blood vessels and it is wonder to me how it derives its energy to remain so vibrant for enabling our vision! the photograph contains too the unique existence of quasar, pulsar and all elements of wonder to us and we wonder how it impacts us. but, it is true, we human only possess an analytical mind as well form a society of our own, unlike universe. but, the continuous changes and various element and complex culture in the universe how far effect our society as well our faculty, is also a pertinent issue to ponder. however, great post sir @Ian Weinberg! enjoyed profusely. thank you very much for the share sir.18/03/2017 #10 Harvey LloydYou have predictably created both the complexity of existence and the ability to execute free will in choosing our path. Being an entrepreneur you learn the control issues very quickly, you have none. You have influence only. Grit can carry you but so far. The challenge is to transcend into interdependence, where control is left behind.
The area of our "narrative" is what fascinates me the most. Having rode across country several times on two wheels the most exciting part was meeting the different people and their "influence". There is one destination we all seek, but many paths. The question looms large as to whether the path is shared or not.
On these journeys there always seemed to be a common thread. Those who chased money (Power, social standing, etc..) and those who chased joy. Oddly the ones who had joy had money and didn't care. The opposite was true for the money chasers, even if they had enough it wasn't. It was the path to joy i found so fascinating.
I am still convinced that we require higher authority to break our own cycles of discontent. It is difficult to break from the circular arguments of our own limiting beliefs if we cant call upon a stable and understanding higher authority.
Great read and thought provoking.18/03/2017 #6 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBeePart/ 2
You wrote I n in the buzz "Well, there’s enough reason to pause regularly, find a quiet spot, clear the toxic thoughts from your mind, enhance awareness, become more sensitive, gain clarity and calmness and I would, in addition, throw in a generous helping of gratitude. Then rise with courage and contribute the value of your unique co-creativity".
In the above paragraph you build a butterfly effect. pause regularly in a quiet spot> leads to clearing of toxic thoughts> enhance awareness> become more sensitive> gain clarity> express gratitude> to rise with courage.
We fall on different points on the spacetime of this beautiful thinking fractal. Everyone of us may try to find out his position on this evolving fractal. Where do I stand? My response shall be in my next buzz in which I shall refer to this grand buzz.
- Producer12/03/2017The Hidden Paradox of PredictabilityThe weather forecast hasn't been very accurate in our region this year. Warnings of heavy snow storms were mostly false warnings. The response to the warnings was peoples started to store food supplies, fill tanks with fuel for heating homes and...
Comments13/03/2017 #17 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#16 I am not surprised at all to read your fluency and flow of ideas dear @Tausif Mundrawala. You are a writer and you have the seeds to be a very well known one. I look forward too to reading your buzz on senses. I have just commented on a great buzz by dear @Sara Jacobovici on the smell sense and what a great read it is!. So, you have to excel and you are up to the challenge.13/03/2017 #16 Tausif MundrawalaI think the winner would be the one who has the flexibility and adaptability towards change and that person should embrace it immediately. People are often attached to their habits where even an iota of change seems an impossible task for them. Change is constant as been said correctly. As we age we change from the core but it is upon us to maintain our physical and mental beings properly.
I couldn't resist myself to read and comment on this buzz because I have seen unknown changes in me as I was hit by the circumstances which demanded and snarled for change. I am about to publish a buzz on the topic of senses and I hope it would be liked by everyone as @Sara Jacobovici has encouraged me to pen one.
Your buzzes are an delight in themselves because it resonates with everyone well to an extent where we need to pick that flipped pages once again from our life.13/03/2017 #15 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#14 WOW! This response is a buzz on its own and a valuable one too @CityVP 🐝 Manjit. My friend you wrote "Why violet is important to me is because the power and ability of abstraction is not something everyone learns to see - at the level of abstraction we are no longer watching football but thinking how we change it". Astonishingly, I am writing a buzz based on realizing abstractions and giving them a practical sense. This buzz resulted from reading two contributions on same day by the two grand ladies. @Sara Jacobovici sharing a video on generating music from musical instruments carved from solid ice. The other contribution from @Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc., who contributed a buzz on "Freezing Your Mind". The freezing mind is the abstract ice instrumentt to generate music. You keep my soul warm dear Manjit even in the freezing ice.13/03/2017 #14 CityVP 🐝 Manjit#13 #12 My hive colour for paradox, complexity, creativity, innovation and emergence is violet - a metaphor for ultra violet. Feedback itself is not a paradox but a leadership trait, so this hive colour is blue, and if anything you have reminded me that I have been skipping my own system here ! Why violet is important to me is because the power and ability of abstraction is not something everyone learns to see - at the level of abstraction we are no longer watching football but thinking how we change it.
Now when it comes to scientific method and logic and reasoning, my colour for that is magenta (the magenta mind I like the sound of that), which is now separate from culture (yellow like sun). Of course just basic communication skills are GRAY, but it is gray which is at the foundation of learning.
It is the two end-point colours of the spectrum which are the road less traveled - the Infra-Red of entrepreneurial mindset, financial mind and mathematical thinking and of course the Ultra-Violet. It is however ultra-violet which is my starting point for thinking about creative thinking and magenta my starting point for thinking about critical thinking. Where RED features is as an economics of predictability which is a totally different beast to the economics of possibility. Ironically predictability is red but possibility is violet - but that is the paradox for me here (without diminishing my other colour hives) -
1. Possibility found through predictability [RED]
2. Predictability found through possibility [VIOLET]13/03/2017 #12 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#10 You are a unique thinker dear @CityVP 🐝 Manjit. Yes, fortunes swing and how many times the result of a game changed in the added extra time? Coaches plan and misfortunes happen like a defender scoring in his own net or a forward missing an empty goal. I love the way you put it "The chief paradox I am dealing with now is realizing that at the mass scale people are generally uncomfortable with feedback, even good feedback". I am asking myself now responding to your feedback "A mi comfortable"? May be not as much as I wanted. Why/ Because what if I misunderstood your comment? What if my response is shallow? Sometimes, the greater the comment is; paradoxicaly, the greater the discomfort is. I wonder what color you would give this paradox, Manjit!13/03/2017 #11 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#9 With all honesty I tried to remember the name of the Fermi's Paradox and it just elapsed my memory. Thank you for reminding me of it. There is a lovely reference to youR question and it is startling.
I shall be back with my personal view once I finish my pondering on your great comment dear @David B. Grinberg12/03/2017 #10 CityVP 🐝 ManjitThe chief paradox I am dealing with now is realizing that at the mass scale people are generally uncomfortable with feedback, even good feedback - there is something in the human condition which switches us into certainty mode.
In tribal settings like a football match, the irony is that the masses buy a soccer ticket for the uncertainty. It is like we give ourselves permission to suffer for our team but go back to form as soon as we have left the stadium. We bite our nails, time stops still when our team is winning and there are just minutes left, whereas the uncertainty of the supporter whose team is losing speeds up their perception of time, they notice every delay in the game, shout invective if the opposing team appears to be time wasting.
I was fascinated by the mechanics of the recent match between Barcelona and PSG where the temperature of the ground was elevated to fever pitch by the last few minutes of the game where Barcelona clawed back 3 goals to win 6-1 and thus over-turn a 0-4 deficit from the first leg. It was the look on the PSG players which did freeze as the crowd started to heat up collectively with what were essentially the Barcelona tribe clasping hands, praying for the miracle and confused PSG fans who must have sensed that something was unravelling in a weird way - all of this under awesome creation of uncertainty, that the fans paid for. The Barcelona fans went into delirium when in the 5th minute of injury time their team scored the winning goal - and the PSG fans waited for the team to arrive back home and the heat generated by the game led some supporters to damage the players cars.
Yet a simple weather report will see the same people paradoxically run for safety - stockpiling against the threat of bad weather disrupting their life - even though it is perfectly sunny outside and they have a nagging sense that the weather people can get prediction wrong.12/03/2017 #9 David B. GrinbergNice buzz, as always, Ali. My favorite probability models related to -- you guessed it -- space. My favorite is The Drake Equation which posits the number active advanced intelligence civilizations within our own Milky Way Galaxy (a range from a low of 1,000 to a high of 100,000,000. The antithesis of this model would be Fermi's Paradox (which can be disputed/argued per "Ancient Astronaut Theory" and UFO reporting starting from the dawn of human civilization to the present).
YOUR thoughts?12/03/2017 #8 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#7 Great thoughts dear @Sara Jacobovici. I appreciate your differences with me. Yes, local supporters can be of help. Yet; I have watched matches in which the supporters got so furious with the performance of their team and chanted for the opponent. What is assumed to be an asset turned into a liability. Despairing audience may turn their team into a bunch of runners.
As for the prediction Almanac- it is an astonishing example and I wonder if predictability gets better, same or less. It is a striking example of trying to predict the future.
In trying to predict, sometimes we increase unpredictability. Is the a behavior of complex systems? I need to think more.
Thank you Sara for provoking my mind with your astute feedback.12/03/2017 #7 Sara JacoboviciYour buzzes push at my mind to expand and make connections. Thank you @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee. You write: "But football is a game and so is life." It fascinates me how we look to sports and games to understand ourselves and our world. Brilliant economists design games and Einstein was quoted as saying, "God does not play dice with the universe." Now that we can simulate the image of 2 black holes (before they merge), it looks like "bowling" may be the game of the universe. https://www.ligo.caltech.edu/LA/image/ligo20160211d
You write very powerfully: "We prison ourselves in determinism." Although your statement reminds me of what can happen when we take our need to predict to its negative side of the spectrum, it also reminded me of this: "The original Farmer's Almanac founded in 1792, Old Farmer's Almanac is a reference book that contains weather forecasts, tide tables, planting charts, astronomical data, recipes, and articles on a number of topics, including gardening, sports, astronomy, and farming. The Almanac also features anecdotes and a section that predicts trends in fashion, food, home décor, technology, and living for the coming year. Released the first Tuesday in the September that precedes the year printed on its cover, The Old Farmer's Almanac has been published continuously since 1792, making it the oldest continuously published periodical in North America."
And finally, you write: "The closed clusters of supporters can't change the result of the match." As a sports fan with a firm belief in hometown advantage, I beg to differ with you ;-) Thanks for another provocative post Dr. Ali.12/03/2017 #6 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#3 Thank you for making such profound reflection @Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.12/03/2017 #4 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#1 You remind me @Harvey Lloyd of the weather forecast that about 20 years ago predicted the weather in Brazil would be unusually frosting. It turned out to be and the price of brazilian coffee beans shot up.
I fully concur with your lines "...Or am i a part of a much larger environment whereby i have to learn to be successful within"? Yes, I believe this is the better choice and you put your view firmly on ground with your sound explanations. I feel like saying we progressively live in a world of decreasing predictability.12/03/2017 #3 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.inspiring @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee with much playroom for personal reflection, thank you for your creation!12/03/2017 #2 Mohammed A. JawadOftentimes, we cast off realities and carry on with our own ways; we sometimes take predictions to heart and come up with our own shuddering assumptions and stay behind with still hopes. Presumably, betwixt sheer conjectures and true happenings we miss matters of priorities with our vain miscalculations.12/03/2017 #1 Harvey LloydTwo questions or one concept comes to mind in reading your post this morning. Do i make my environment; Or am i a part of a much larger environment whereby i have to learn to be successful within?
How you answer the question determines your reliance of predictions. I have always thought that the latter was the question we needed to affirm. By assuming this answer we realize that we are all adrift inside a ever changing environment where we all experience the unpredictability together.
I like predictions weather and others. But reliance on any prediction is Russian roulette. Our ability to understand the biases in predictions gives us the foresight to read the unfolding events into our own evolving predictions.
Our weather here has become a off Broadway production. They seem to sell you the weather with great actors. Its great for the milk and egg industry locally. One mention of snow and the local groceries have a field day of sales.
- Producer09/03/2017"Quoteful Shots" with Yogesh Sukal : Buzz 2Dear reader, these are my thoughts which I am highlighting with the photoshots captured in beautiful city of Italy, Genova the same where Christopher Columbus set sail for the New World :)Continuation from the following blog series of "Quoteful...
Comments10/03/2017 #27 Lada 🏡 Prkic#7 Le foto sono bellissime, Yogesh. :) As well as your poetic interpretation of these photos. I think that everyone will 'read' these images in different ways. My general respond to some of these photos is that no matter how beautiful scenery, I would always like to share the captured moment with someone dear to me. :-)
Comments03/03/2017 #1 CityVP 🐝 ManjitI am not much of a person for affirmations but there is an intelligent form of serendipity that I did find compelling and interesting, and this was when I read this piece from @Ari Kopoulos which he entitled "Finding your 'Aha' moment through Tactical Serendipity". At first I thought the idea of "tactical serendipity" was an oxymoron, but the more I read of Ari's thinking, the more I saw the genius in the paragraphs that he had put forth. His buzz is here :
Tactical Serendipity by Ari Kopoulos
Finding your 'Aha' moment through Tactical Serendipity
As an affirmation words can simply become commodity and therefore a numbers game involving recency and frequency, but as tactical serendipity there is transition point between intuition and hidden/latent talent - and this is in the providence of a few, and thus I think you will very much enjoy Ari's buzz.
- 21/02/2017Are Cyborgs In Our Future? 'Homo Deus' Author Thinks Sogpbnews.org The human species is about to change dramatically. That's the argument Yuval Noah Harari makes in his new book, Homo Deus: A Brief History of...
Comments11/03/2017 #13 Rahel Sivan#5 Dr. Hecht.: Thank you for fulfilling all of my fantasies. Now, armed with some fresh, new ideas, I will NEVER sleep, again.! Lol. I am only half teasing, too. This is the kind of thing I could spend the rest of my life looking into., and NEVER tire of looking. Thanks, again. Don't be surprised if I follow you forever! :)23/02/2017 #12 Gerald Hecht#11 @Phillip Hubbell yeah; I think that what bothers me about some of these newer "thingies"...like the silicon/carbon merge ...and (even more) the application of crispr to make deme edits that become inheritable ("gene drive") is that (unlike the historical endeavor known as eugenics) for the first time in human history --socioeconomic disparities can (will) very quickly turn into a true "bloodline/breeding type, permanent, biological caste system."
The previous notions of that type of thing...were silly, and based on false assumptions --this isn't.23/02/2017 #11 Phillip HubbellBack in the dark ages, at the beginning of fax machines, protocol converters and basic data communications, we used to joke about how we had invented all this technology to give ourselves more leisure time but used the technology to order in sandwiches so we could work at our desks. Soon we will be sending the cyborgs out for sandwiches. We should only worry when they stop coming back.23/02/2017 #9 Gerald Hecht#7 @Devesh 🐝 Bhatt I think the safest rejoinder for me to offer up at this time is ...steal Neo's last line from the first "Matrix" (the only one --but that's a different discussion) : "I'm not here to tell you how this will end...I'm here to tell you how will begin...."23/02/2017 #6 Gerald Hecht#3 @Melissa Hefferman oh ...this stuff is WAY PAST THAT...
... IT'S ACTUALLY A VERY GOOD TIME TO BE ABSOLUTELY TERRIFIED!!!
If you are still still curious about (it's already been opened anyway) this PANDORA'S BOX 3.0 --just Google around for things like "CRISPR" + "GERM CELL EDITING + GENE DRIVE.
WARNING ⚠️: Don't do this before bedtime (if you had actually planned on sleeping).23/02/2017 #5 Gerald Hecht#4 @CityVP 🐝 Manjit and wait until desktop crispr cut and paste germ line editing is available for Windows...THE DAY WHEN DESKTOP (EASILY HACKABLE) GENE DRIVES replace METH LABS in mobile homes in a neighborhood near you and near me...Then it's more like the original (1960's) Star Trek episode of "Khan"...
... (although Ricardo Montelban [sic] was awesome in that)23/02/2017 #4 CityVP 🐝 Manjit#3 I am having the Hecht-7000 model transplanted into my brain when I am 80 years old, so for me as a cyborg this will be an improvement.
Unfortunately due to Louisiana being mostly under-water by the time Gerald reaches 80, only the cheaper Manjit-DX100's cyborg brains will be available in his region, so when Gerald gets it he will have to say goodbye to his far superior organic one.
Unfortunately neither of us will be able to afford the Javier-Super7, we can barely afford an i-Phone7 now never mind contemplating that one.
- 23/02/2017Watch the hypnotizing 'spherical' concept tires from Goodyear.The Future Tire by Goodyear - It's a Sphere! Goodyear presented a vision of a future tire that looks radically different from tires today — it’s a sphere. Goodyear unveiled its latest concept tire,...
- 22/02/2017Evento en Alicante. Todavía estás a tiempo de asistir como público y también de participar en el siguiente evento si estás emprendiendo!Evento Pitch Ulabulab.es Varios emprendedores harán un pitch de sus proyectos y un jurado profesional elegirá al mejor pitch de la...
Comments22/02/2017 #3 CityVP 🐝 ManjitThis is interesting from an investment point of view because beBee should buy or emulate uLab and then create beBee uLab type centers in all major centers in the world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1D-SklIAQHc View moreThis is interesting from an investment point of view because beBee should buy or emulate uLab and then create beBee uLab type centers in all major centers in the world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1D-SklIAQHc
The idea of u-lab itself has been used by other groups which I find even more fascinating and one of them is in Spain !!!
One of them is the ULAB Spain Movement
The other is MIT related and features the U-Theory concept of Otto Scharmer
Ulab.es is a very well branded and tight concept and it can teach me new things about Alicante in the process,
but I am also open to the world and its ideas where as ulab.es is convergent, the other two ulab examples are divergent and even more applicable to my own learning journey. Close
- 21/02/2017Enceladus: Cassini Cracks the Case of the Icy Moon How Cassini’s sleuthing revealed an active ocean world in orbit around Saturn. For more info, visit...
- 19/02/2017The Self Management Compass https://affectivelearningwiki.atlassian.net/wiki/display/ALS/Training+Resources
Comments20/02/2017 #9 CityVP 🐝 Manjit#7 This is why you will find a great affinity with @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee and @Sara Jacobovici and once they see your thinking and your approach to the scientific method, I know they will be fascinated by what it is you are developing and it will be interesting to see this evolve as a new triad. I envision it having a very powerful effect if it does so evolve and/or emerge in resulting fusion of relationships. I see in this three brilliant minds with a high potential of affinity.20/02/2017 #7 Walter SmithManjit, Optologics is categorization metrics. We need to categorize or generalize to understand the bigger picture. My idea is to find standard categories for the production and use of knowledge that we can all agree on. Then we can see knowledge scientifically rather than phenomenologically. #520/02/2017 #5 CityVP 🐝 Manjit#2 Yes, Walter is an interesting mind with unique perspectives and he can abstract and conceptualize but at the most basic level he engages in thinking, naturally I appreciate a mind like that.
None of this for me is about enjoyment, it is about appreciation. What Walter does is in some ways parallel with what I do but Walter has his own unique DNA - he deals much more deeply with the ontological and explores infinitely more with physics.
I noticed Walter when he checked my profile today, and then of course Fatima you tagged me. What is important for me about Walter Smith is to recognize Walter Smith as Walter Smith and not on the basis of similarities.
We learn most from people who are different from us - and even if I might use the word compass and Walter uses compass or I may use spectrum and Walter may use the term, appreciation does not come through categorization but observation. I certainly do appreciate Walter Smith for being Walter Smith. We are both an N of 1 and what matters is the N of 7 Billion and the appreciation in that.19/02/2017 #1 🐝 Fatima G. WilliamsFirst off @Walter Smith I am following you
Welcoming you to beBeeland 🐝🤗
And love this post on Optologics.
So simple and yet effective explanation that self-management is true intelligence. Yes we are responsible for the way we let others influence us. That's why I learnt not to blame situations or people but look at my mistakes as a learning journey.
As you say "Common sense is not what we believe, but what we can all agree on"
What the current education system doesn't allow an individual to use common sense or even to think. The set frame work is like a sheep of herd led in one direction. I enjoyed reading this alot and Happy to meet you here on BeBee 🤗
- Producer16/02/2017The Forgotten Chemistry of ManagementWhat do I mean by the title? Don't worry as I shall be giving few examples below for your consideration. My exchange of comments on sugar solutions with the brainy CityVP Manjit resulted in a detour leading to the writing of this buzz. I know...
Comments19/02/2017 #63 siraj shaik#58 Sir apologize for cross linking subject matter.. "reference to the sugar substitutes could be best expressed in your other article. Please see my reply to #4 of this super post https://www.bebee.com/producer/@ali-anani/more-on-balancing-acts View more#58 Sir apologize for cross linking subject matter.. "reference to the sugar substitutes could be best expressed in your other article. Please see my reply to #4 of this super post https://www.bebee.com/producer/@ali-anani/more-on-balancing-acts ". Close19/02/2017 #62 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#60 Creating understanding and relaxing atmospheres at work need not be difficult or expensive to achieve. You show the way using simple activities that produce understanding at almost cost-free activities @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee View more#60 Creating understanding and relaxing atmospheres at work need not be difficult or expensive to achieve. You show the way using simple activities that produce understanding at almost cost-free activities @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee. Thank you so much for your contribution. Close19/02/2017 #61 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBeeSome organisations are recognising whole person and whole team wellness effects productivity so they are allowing people to implement such things as; gettingbup & moving every hour; dancing at work; walk & talk meetings; stand up meetings; meditation; yoga; stillness & quiet time; water always available; healthy food; creative outlets; relationship building - talking about things that seem
Not related to Work - but are !!; etc etc all these types of things keep our body/mind connection within ourselves and our inter- relationshios healthy.19/02/2017 #60 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBeeInteresting point - we have neglected to consider that we bring all of ourselves to work -& if we are taking care of our whole self we can act well as we work together - but if we imagine we at work to do a task and produce an outcome and neglect how our well being effects the choices we make, our interactions at work, conflict etc we limit our creative capacities & create the space for toxicity to arise #5318/02/2017 #58 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#55 Thank you dear @siraj shaik for your comment. Yes, your point is valid and it has the "voice of wisdom and reasoning". I wonder where would you classify sugar substitutes> I mean sweeteners that produce sugary solutions in very small amounts. AN overdose of anything fires back and too much sugar is surely harmful.18/02/2017 #57 siraj shaik#51 (continuation to #49) ... or allow something to skip thro' under the eyes at point blank... Pure extracted Sugar solution whether cane sugar or corn sugar mix with water "hydrocarbons >> glucose and fructose" breaks up and disintegrates easily by giving the sweetness into water (the concentration reduces as well as the sweetness). Similarly artificial sugar sweetener's whether it's sucralose, aspartame or saccharin carry high concentration factors.. But by natural some fruits are sour or not edible do carry sugar, also bee's gather nectar from variety of flowers also the Datura fruit, nectar extracted from flowers of (Momordica charantia) bitter gourd are included.. The involvement of extractions within human body results leading to hypo or hyper glycaemia related to sugar. Nectar been collected by bees from flowers of Datura & Bitter melon but syrups from these fruits has different properties and serves not same or similarity, carries other purpose individually. It's inhumane nature " a phenomenon due to reasons" make them to overlook and under or over estimate the caliber.18/02/2017 #56 siraj shaik#50 @TausifMundrawala at times leaders who carry positive enactment mingle, inspire, motivate and work along with their team members and sometimes directly or indirectly the team forces to be controlled with asserting authority due to a hidden spoiler, mischief, arrogant whose acts (either for fun or specific reason) make the team to face hard time. I will share an instance: Once due to an emergency breakdown required some spare parts, for reason I decided to get them, on way to city from site met with an accident (vehicle was new and in routine use on site), after necessary's done later after three days I was inspecting upgrades required at a place. Lunch was ordered for the team (skilled & semi-skilled) as well as for me and driver with us Prince Tagafi joined along. After casual discussion with all, while signing the document for Bill of claims said "it was matter of your life, use the assertive authority let me know who's behind the accident. To pardon or not it's up to you. Before you ask to proceed the vehicle repair, handover this this letter to head at police station collect demand note traffic controller and give to workshop". I knew there was someone for the cause of accident. Prince support came as master key. Within short time it was unlocked. Two were deported, they were pardoned. As one had younger brothers and sisters. The other had old parents, spouse and two infants. This was 19years before while I was in Saudi Arabia.18/02/2017 #55 siraj shaik#53 @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee sir after my comment, awaited for someone to pick the point "mixture of oxy-hydrogenated carbons which can be natural or artificial or blend of both have reasons for the extraction process. But it's inhumane to overlook or allow something to skip thro' under the eyes". Sugar directly or indirectly has a controlling part in vision. Sugar whether "Natural or Artificial or Blend of both' has effects on human body which has to be supplied as per "Demand Value" in management it's more of like "Voice of Reason". The requirement or the adequate dose when known or ruled out then the response is effective. Thanks @Donald 🐝 Grandy you pointed on one of the key point.. it's not just increase but also decrease in levels affects and effects response to dis-function of organs. Damage occurrence's occur in either ways.. balancing becomes the efficient methodology.18/02/2017 #54 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#53 Thank you so much dear @Donald 🐝 Grandy for making a great comment. Yes, excessive sugar in our bodies is harmful as much as excessive salt is. Insulin -= voice of reason, poor eating habits = toxic team members and poorly functioning pancreas -= toxic team leader. What a great analogy! I invite dear @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee to enjoy your comment because she is bound to be interested in it as much as I am. I don't want to say to many sweet words to avoid the need for insulin, but this comment shall stay with me for long times .18/02/2017 #53 Donald 🐝 GrandyAs always @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee your posts are very creative and wonderfully written. I would like to add to your sugar analogy the management tool Insulin. As we are aware, an increase in sugar signals triggers your pancreas to produce the amount of insulin you need to manage the level of sugar in your blood. Perhaps we could introduce Insulin as the Team Leader "voice of reason" so when sugar levels become critical, Insulin comes to the rescue. As sugar levels occasionally spike quickly due to poor eating habits (toxic team members) or a poorly functioning pancreas (toxic team leader) there are checks and balances to keep the hive balanced. Thanks for sharing your post.17/02/2017 #50 Tausif MundrawalaI think the synergy with which the team works cannot replace it with anything else. I agree with you on all terms that a leader should motivate his team members rather than asserting his authority. As always one of the best buzzes you have ever produced, Sir Ali Anani.17/02/2017 #49 siraj shaikSir @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee focusing on "Sugar Solution" giving a comparisons with the "Honey" both are sweet and are extracted nectars. These nectars can be from flowers or fruits, stem or seeds, roots or resources.. else from the mixture of oxy-hydrogenated carbons which can be natural or artificial or blend of both have reasons for the extraction process. But it's inhumane to overlook or allow something to skip thro' under the eyes..17/02/2017 #47 Jean L. Serio CPC, CeMAWhile it helps to have your 'sugary mixture' to keep employees stabilized and moving forward as a group, I see no harm in injecting a small amount of salt into the mix to stimulate groups who may have a) become used to the status quo or b) whose activity has dropped off. Thank you Ali Anani for continuing to add to the conversation on beBee; it's appreciated.
- Producer15/02/2017Adapting to change through the ages...I thought I would start with this quote by Gaius Petronius Arbiter."We trained hard, but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams, we would be reorganized. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation...
Comments15/02/2017 #3 CityVP 🐝 ManjitQuote Investigator thinks it has identified the original source to a 1957 Harpers Magazine article
Apart from the aside that this is the decade of fake news, alternative facts and personal branding, getting back to the actual quote at hand and the matter of change, and my baseline begins with the reality is change and uncertainty are the constants, and the search for certainty is the ever-present motivation that preoccupies HR departments to hire change consultants. I personally prefer to call myself an oxymoron consultant.
Alternatively our bodies were built for certainty and unleash all sorts of chemical agents when we are stressed and our minds seek the certainty of patterns, which leads to all sorts of fallacies and bias and such stuff, but we do have one area of our brain that is the bridge between dealing with uncertainty and our biological alarm clock of certainty (no not fight or flight) but our prefrontal cortex. That is the part of our brain that can advise the signals from the rest of our brain that we do what Douglas N. Adams offered we can do, which is
- Producer14/02/2017The Hidden Marketing ForcesNature has a treasure of hidden marketing forces. They are to be uncovered or made use of. This buzz tries to reveal some hidden marketing secrets. I may call them "The Green Marketing Forces" because they are derived from nature. Let me...
Comments16/02/2017 #42 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee#16 Dear @Ali Anani you are so generous & so inspiring. Thank-you for suggesting to post my book here. There are some bees on BeBee who are enjoying discovering connecting to their senses.This is the link https://www.amazon.com/dp/0995437203 I will be back to write some more posts soon - I have been creating an online live experience to explore the senses with readers - I will be sharing about that soon.16/02/2017 #39 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#36 Fill an urgent need for people that is not costly and give for free dear @Devesh 🐝 Bhatt. This is a high value action. For a thirsty person in a hot area a drop of water means a lot. For the giver if he can supply it free and at low cost then you are delighting the customer at a loc pain for you. Yes, it can be done. I have many other examples.15/02/2017 #29 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee#25 SUperb comment is your s dear @Deb 🐝 Helfrich. I loved this " If we feel the exchange of goods, services, and human energy is equal it elevates the interaction beyond the ordinary and creates a lasting memory". What a revealing statement tis is! I pondered on and the more I did, the more I liked it.
I am also very happy that you gave beBee and both @Juan Imaz and @Javier 🐝 beBee the merit they deserve.15/02/2017 #26 Deb 🐝 Helfrich#12 #11 You are a very rare elixir, @🐝 Fatima G. Williams. I still find it hard to put the feelings into words of your sincere marketing gesture for my book.
As an author, to know that just one person read the book and felt what I wanted to convey, brings me joy and satisfaction. Even though I hadn't met you when I wrote the book, I feel in a certain way that I imagined you when I was thinking of my ideal reader. What an example of gravitational power of the human spirit - the power of words.
What you write about, you bring about. Just as long as you put the words out into the world where they can do their work!
- 13/02/2017Richard Feynman - A great person deserve no less.Physics is fun to imaginewww.ted.com In this archival footage from BBC TV, celebrated physicist Richard Feynman explains what fire, magnets, rubber bands (and more) are like at the scale of the jiggling atoms they're made of. This accessible, enchanting conversation in physics reveals...
Comments13/02/2017 #4 Mohammed SultanMilos ,Thank you for sharing a simplified and funny model of atoms.Rutherford himself simplified his complex model of atoms ,showing electrons circling around nucleus like planets orbiting the sun.One of his famous quotes include"If you can't explain your physics to a barmaid ,its probably not very good physics.My conclusion on chemical changes and "give and take of electrons'were well displayed on one of Dear@Ali Anani PhD articles ,I remember it was titled "Are people like atoms" .13/02/2017 #2 CityVP 🐝 ManjitLoved the bit about the fire from wood is the sun coming back out, the same sun that broke down the carbon and oxygen atom to get rid of the "useless oxygen" [from the Tree's view]. I can never get enough of Feynman - nice ending to my evening albeit after I honour an educator who passed away on Tuesday. with one more buzz.13/02/2017 #1 CityVP 🐝 ManjitNormally I like to poke at things people like, but not Richard Feynman - the very first moment I got to know about him, I was won over - his brilliance, his style, his ability to notice, his science communication, his smile and way - and a life that when I begin to peel into has layers and layers of brilliance. I can sleep well tonight and with great Feynman type joy concluding my night with this video at TED.
- Producer11/02/2017Does The Magic Leap Prototype Suggest A Mixed Reality?2016 was supposed to be the year that Virtual Reality would be a hit with mainstream audiences. However, the concept of strapping expensive bulky units to your face to experience the future was predictably more appealing to early adopters and geeks...
Comments11/02/2017 #5 Mohammed SultanThank you @Neil Hughes for sharing an insightful article.The problem with tech innovation is that it must be looked at from the users point of view.But,when companies think that they know better than the users and that their creativity and imagination should go further than people expectation or they have to be first in the market with something new,at this moment,they should expect resistance to their new innovation even though it's desirable.Even the early adopter will only buy on price cuts and continuous added features.
Innovative thinking depends on insuring a healthy level of personal and organisational balance Managers who approach new ideas and break their org routine with sharpened inquisitiveness that breaks the traditional patterns of their brains should insure a healthy balance with those managers who misinterpret the reality of their markets.They often don't realize that their move which is based on underestimating their markets can lead to misguiding the innovation process.
Many disruptive innovations are faced with buyers resistance for reasons going beyond the creativity of R&D and financial capabilities.Overcoming these barriers requires a savvy leader who can mobilize different resources to keep the fit and balance between the imagination of their managers and the reality of the markets.Innovations that upset the routine and the buyers daily habit require a long functional and psychological process before customers accept them.11/02/2017 #4 CityVP 🐝 Manjit#3 Yes Laurent but over a fundamentally very long period of time - even in our cases, perhaps a lifetime. We are prepared by media to move the second but only if we are moved by media - but if we are masters of that media then we have an entire life to be witness to brighter transformational consequences. If we do not then everything is going to feel like chaos and we drown in the sweat of our own uncertainty. The Eagles had a couple of tracks for it "Desperado" and "Take it Easy" - somewhere between these two contraints we can or at least I can, transform uncertainty into intelligence.11/02/2017 #2 CityVP 🐝 Manjit#1 Dear Laurent if we carry small minds and we require imaginations bigger than it can process, then naturally we become slave to the image. Yet if we have big minds and bigger vision, then the imaginations or virtual reality we walk into extend that which we already are - and then that life becomes an imagination capable of using new technologies, to take us further into the 21st Century.
I await those wonders because my mind can accommodate and make use of this extension - but if my mind simply needs an external extension that makes up for a lacking or dull mind - then that is my problem with superficial personal brands and my aversion to 20th Century minds using technologies to extend their 20th Century mindsets.
I want to be 21st Century and trust my mind is big enough and then I can observe my grandchildren to create the renaissance we and all our ancestors merely idealized but they my grand-children will make real and in so doing will look at us as the last generation of the dark ages emerging from the cave. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RWOpQXTltA
It is important to realize that the way we have transformed over thousands of years is slow and technological progress is exceedingly fast. If we need warnings about this shift then we have Marshall McLuhan - but I embrace the challenge of it, even if in the hands of smaller minds there will be problems with it - the key is the transformation in our system of education & mindset.11/02/2017 #1 AnonymousThank you @Neil Hughes for sharing your very insightful post. That reminds me a good questioning about it. It's a technicolor daydream, or nightmare, of human consciousness finding mind alteration through the endless doors and byways of the Internet ? Cc: @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee @CityVP 🐝 Manjit
- 06/02/2017Las 6 mayores preocupaciones de los Millennialswww2.deloitte.com La encuesta Millennials 2017 arroja datos muy significativos sobre las prioridades de los millennials ¡Descubre las 6 mayores preocupaciones de los...
Comments06/02/2017 #2 CityVP 🐝 ManjitThis is the link to the English version of the Survey
https://www2.deloitte.com/global/en/pages/about-deloitte/articles/millennialsurvey.html06/02/2017 #1 CityVP 🐝 ManjitThe biggest takeaway for me in this survey is the positive view of Generation Z which is effectively the children of millennials and therefore my grand-children.
We also need to move away from talk of Gen Z, Gen Y, Gen X. Boomer etc because these are marketing classifications in a world that millennials clearly want to see as being more human.
I have said many times that the 60's counter-culture is becoming a chapter in the history books as boomers die off.
By having generational labels we create difference, whereas I celebrate diversity, for we can be whatever label we choose to be. I have the right not to be branded by a label, and yet human limitation is that we use labels to describe people.
I cannot call older people dinosaurs, for it is their thinking which is old, and instead of worrying about who does not get the 21st Century, the question is, does this Deliotte report serve to provide me clues to what it means to adapt to the innovations of the 21st Century?
I will use it as a compass while questioning its assumptions - so the report is informative but it is not gospel. I seek an open mind in a private space, so that my thoughts are my thoughts but my life evolves into the kind of growth our century needs. May we do this in parallel..
- 23/01/2017Mandelbrot sets and Julia sets based antenna for ultimate (cell phone) performances.www.linkedin.com Shapes of antenna's are important for its receiving and transmitting performances. Above picture is the Sierpinski triangle curve that can be made...
Comments23/01/2017 #1 Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand AmbassadorI remember reading in a science book about constructing the Sierpinski triangle. The triangle is named after Wacław Sierpiński and as fractals are wont the pattern appears in many places, so there are many different ways of constructing the triangle on a computer. I think its like drawing a triangle in a triangle. You begin with one triangle, and at every step replace each triangle with 3 subtriangles, time to head home Milos, just finished teaching classes this late afternoon here in Savannah, ... lots of rain today :) regards, Bill
- 03/02/2017Principles of Good Design by Dieter Rams (Braun) and Jonathan Ive (Apple) by ren@rt Principles of Good Design. An advice from Dieter Rams, former Design Director at Braun, followed by a modern example of design process by Jonathan Ive,...