THE MYTH OF THE TREE OF LIFE August 11, 2017 – By Uffe elbæk Uffe Elbæk, political leader of the Danish Alternative Party, has found inspiration in the great European mythology to create this myth about collaboration in a time of climate crisis: Zeus, The Greek god of the heavens, had a dilemma. Ishtar, the
Opposing concepts, “center” and “periphery” are ever-present at Samsø Energy Academy. The work we carry out both locally and internationally is based on the crisis that a loss of autonomy and resources presents for the rural regions of the world when political power is centralized and people move into cities.
The conference “It stays on the island” held on Samsø in February 2017 was about more than the future jobs on the small island. It was also a necessary training of the conversation muscle that underlies Samsø’s special meeting culture.
How is beauty, space and power sensed? That is one of the big questions that Malene Lundén work with professionally in the GATEWAY Japan / Denmark project. The project explores in size, power, form and direction what our consciousness can do as a community.
In Zen archery, there is not only the goal outside yourself. There is also an inner goal that is just as important: Knowing when to let go, not only of the arrow, but also of your attempts to control, define and explain – and in doing that, you begin to discover a self deeper than your mind.