Re-imagining is a place for people who believe that the stories of the Modern world no longer sustain us, bringing us to brink of catastrophe – ecologically, economically, spiritually. Our troubles cannot be solved merely through technology, or even politics; rather, we need to re-imagine what it means to be human. We seek new stories, new poetics, new ideas – and we put our ideas and stories into action. This work requires the wisdom of those at the margins, and by those with the courage to imagine a new world. Click here to learn more.
By Theodore Richards
Among the surprising joys of the pandemic has been reading, with my six- and four-year-old daughters, a children’s version of The Epic of Gilgamesh. Perhaps four-thousand years old, the Mesopotamian epic is among the oldest surviving religious texts. And yet it remains remarkably relevant.
Empowering educators to take a deeper look at the stories told in our schools and to re-imagine them in transformative and
nurturing learning spaces.
Classes, workshops, and lectures that help to empower people to re-imagine who they are and their place in the world.
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