Originally posted on I Think Differently:
Daniel Kish has been blind since he was 13 months old, but has learned to “see” using a form of echolocation. He clicks his…
What has been different about this holiday period, which I usually find quite a difficult time, is the peace and joy I’ve found. I haven’t felt the struggle of being alone while everyone is away — in fact I’ve enjoyed the space and it has been evenly broken up by visitors. Even the days over Christmas (I can even write it now!) flowed without incident. This period is such a great “in-between” time. It’s 2014 becoming 2015. The days don’t matter (everyday’s a Saturday). And there’s plenty of time to do stuff, yet nothing has to be done.
Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe is the latest in a long line of sports “stars” to come out as gay in an interview with celebrity interviewer Sir Michael Parkinson. It seems … Continue reading
Originally posted on DIV:INQ — Diversity Inquiry:
I got thinking a lot after I saw this pop up on Facebook. As long as human beings have been conscious of their…
Organisations that build cultures that require people to do the right thing in regards to culture, gender, sexuality, function (disability) etc, create behaviours governed by fear. People will avoid engagement in order to stay safe, because they’ll be scared of getting it wrong.
Nobody wants to be shamed, blamed, attacked, punished or made fun of.