Homegrown Humans Newsletter

Weekly insights into Neuroanthropology and Culture Architecture to answer the questions; where did we come from, where are we going, and what do we do now?

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IRONY: A Rebuttal
November 18, 2021
Last week, I took a swing at un-ironic communication. I laid out my wobbly efforts to make sense of this Whole Shooting Match called modern life, and did my best to remove any ironic distance in speaking it truly. But later on, I began to think "you know, irony is actually amazing, essential in some cases––we'd be dead on arrival without it."
Helplessly (Radically) Hoping
November 9, 2021
So here's a few thoughts I had in the Utah canyons with the irony and the distance backed out of the equation. I hope they resonate, or at the least let you locate the thinking and feeling behind the writing and talking.
We See As We Be
September 7, 2021
Not sure about you lot, but it seems that in the past few months, my social network has lurched sideways several extra clicks into conspiracy land...
Risky Business (and YOU!)
September 1, 2021
Can we keep up with everything? With all sorts of things unspooling at a rapid rate...
Kabul, Tibet, Ping Pong and Uncle Sam
August 25, 2021
In the past few days, we've been involved in helping some members of our community try and get a bunch of Afghan girls out of Kabul...
A (Secret) Invitation to Play the Infinite Game
August 19, 2021
If you are reading this, it means that you (or one of your descendants) pulled it off. You might not realize it yet, but you’re one of the Homegrown Humans who gets us to the Omega Point at the End of Time.
We Can Meet There in Peace (if we make it)
August 11, 2021
Welp, we just got back from a super fun and potent week at Camp Omega in the mountains of Aspen, with a hundred rad humans. We set out to answer three questions...
7 Reasons Why Our Minds are Splintering
July 22, 2021
So, if you've kinda wondered why/how we've all got festering splinters in our minds these days––here's a bit of what's been happening...
It's Not As Sinister As It Sounds
July 9, 2021
In spiritual and alchemical circles, there’s always been two roads you can go down, but in the long run, they both end up at the same place. (And if yours is seeming a little dull or confining, there’s still time to change the road you’re on ;)
Getting Lit Is Not Easy
July 7, 2021
Stoked to introduce a new course we’re offering with our friends at The Alchemist's Kitchen. If interested, keep reading…
US Blues: A Critical Race (to the Bottom)
July 4, 2021
By now, you might have heard of an obscure branch of legal theory that got its start forty years ago at Harvard Law School. It's known as Critical Race Theory and is all about unpacking the social and cultural obstacles to a true post-racial society–even after the laws themselves might have changed (Civil Rights Act of 1964, etc).
How to find your Special Purpose
June 10, 2021
Howard Thurman, the civil rights activist once famously said "don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive and go and do that, because the world needs more of us who have come alive."