In this episode, we explore the Japanese concept of Wabi-Sabi, the art of imperfection. Read More
This week’s conversation at the Havana Cafe centers around intentionality and our continuing pursuit of happiness.
Hi, it’s Clay and Sarah — We’re back in action this week at the Havana Cafe drinking coffee and discussing where life has taken us on our quest to find wisdom in the messy realities of life.
This week we enjoyed a winding conversation about how individual connections spread cultural norms, and how different cultural groups shape our lives.
This week we’re continuing our discussion of the films Ex Machina and Her, and adding on insights from the TV series Westworld and Humans, looking more closely at the question of Consciousness & Free Will.
What makes us human? Is it consciousness? Is it our emotional complexity? Is it merely our physical body? Sometimes the only way to see through our biases in perception is to consider an alternative…an opposite. This week we are discussing our big question in the context of two great films — Ex Machina & Her.
In this episode, we revisit the original idea of hedonism as ancient Greek philosophy that argued that pleasure and happiness are the primary or most important intrinsic goods and the aim of human life.
Obstacles, difficulties, things “not going according to plan” are an inevitable part of life. But how we respond to these so-called obstacles is what defines us.
This week Clay and Sarah explore the idea of obstacles as the pathway to growth and new opportunities.
Within the “consensual hallucination of cyberspace” which we call the internet, a creative explosion is taking place. We have access to an immense range of audio-visual arts, stories, poetry, music…and new combinations of these. And the internet has also made it possible for us to create art in new ways and then share it with, literally, the WORLD. Read More