The Professional Walker

My Dad spent his working life walking farms, talking to farmers, looking at the land. For many years he was part of the Irish State's project to divide common lands amoung locals, and once that was done he helped oversee grant allocations from the EU. Despite being part of bureacracies, at the core of what he did best was to walk, look, listen and interact with land and the people on it. I think that's amazing, don't you agree Richard Long?


RSA Animate - The Secret Powers of Time

Professor Philip Zimbardo conveys how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being. Time influences who we are as a person, how we view relationships and how we act in the world.
Lots more of these videos here. Super engrossing.

And, following up from a recent post about mirror neurons and the scientific validity of empathy, here is an appropriate video from the series expanding on this. It is based on a lecture by Jeremy Rifkin.