“It is time to re-imagine how life is organized on Earth. We’re accelerating into a future shaped less by countries than by connectivity. Mankind has a new maxim, ‘Connectivity is destiny,’ and the most connected powers, and people, will win.”
― Parag Khanna, “Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization”
I’ve spent the past few days obsessed with the new chat room app called Clubhouse. …
Music, Order & Chaos
“Art is how we decorate space, music is how we decorate time.”
— Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Even if you don’t think you have to, everyone should see a therapist, at least twice a month. Having a non-judgmental wall to which you can throw your emotional spaghetti has been very important for me, especially during these months of lockdown that we’ve been forced into. After our most recent conversation, Doc (we’ll call him) told me that he noticed capital-O “Order” was clearly a really important aspect in my life, and something to focus on for future conversations.
I received my B.A. in Philosophy from Chapman University with a focus on Honors Studies, and I’m now working in marketing and public relations for a great arts organization. There’s more transferable skills between philosophy and marketing than you might think, and my academic studies have helped me tremendously in my current role.
An example of a skill learned in Philosophy departments around the world that is equally useful in the field of marketing is the capital-A “Argument.” An Argument is a pillar of the practice of Philosophy, and people use them every single day — whether its an ad…