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Culture

On Economics
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Halcyon In Kal… 13 May 2016

Of Mice and Men - redux?  Chastening and often stunning images of the impact that global recession can have in our day and age might suggest so, yet the blooming sunflower might suggest too that hope springs eternal or, as Roy Harper puts it so lyrically, "through all destruction flies new dawn".

On Humankind
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Halcyon In Kal… 25 March 2016

According to Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, which spans the whole of human history, from the very first humans to walk the earth to the radical - and sometimes devastating - breakthroughs of the cognitive, agricultural and scientific revolutions:

Halcyon Culture Headlines Halcyon Identifies 20 March 2015

Halcyon curates the most significant culture-related content from carefully selected, top quality sources. Please contact us if you'd like our help with culture-related challenges.

On Education Halcyon In Kal… 16 May 2013

There appears to be a growing consensus that mainstream education practices may not be fit for purpose to meet future global challenges, and that a wide range of alternatives should be explored.

A noteworthy recent such example is Ken Robinson's latest TED talk, on how to escape education's "death valley".

25 views of innovation Halcyon In Business 20 June 2012

There is a wide range of methods and strategies for fostering innovation. A collection of videos featured top innovators (the example below focusing on creating an innovative culture) across many industries, who articulated what innovation means to them.

On Sustainability Halcyon In Kal… 29 May 2012

Karl-Erik Sveiby on aboriginal cultures:

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Identifying the risks of "neuromania" Halcyon Identifies 27 July 2011

Philosopher Raymond Tallis and RSA CEO Matthew Taylor debated competing claims about the ability of neuroscience to explain behaviour, culture and society.  Tallis argued that recent "mania" for putting neuro-  in front of concepts as diverse as aesthetics and law is based on a reductionist overestimation of our current understanding of the brain.