Exploring Natural Wisdom
For thousands of years mankind has been on a quest to understand the nature of the universe and our place within it. It has always been understood that there is both an outer quest (for rational, mental understanding) and an inner quest (for intuitive, emotional understanding), but ultimately it is the balance between the two that really matters.
Science and spirituality are essential companions and it is only when we separate the two that we are no longer able to see the full picture.
This is a network for people who are interested in exploring these issues and who wish to share their knowledge and understanding with others.
Please note that this an old site that is no longer being maintained. You can read about Wendy's ongoing work via www.wendyellyatt.com
I suspect that we will soon start to see a new understanding of architecture that acknowledges, in a more profound way, the deep impact that buildings have on us and the 'life' that we feel within them (or not). Christopher Alexander has captured the essence of the matter in his 'Timeless Way'
There is one timeless way…Continue
Posted by Admin on August 10, 2011 at 20:00
I have been struggling to find enough time to continue to work on the site so have decided that it is time to open it up to others! I hope that you will share your own thoughts and inspirations. It currently links to the main Sophos site that I am still working on so please bear with me as I continue to develop it.
Posted by Admin on July 18, 2011 at 17:30
There is so much talk about wisdom and yet the way that we educate our children is the very antithesis of what it is all about. One of my own favourite Einstein quotes is 'We can't solve the problems of the world using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them'. In Ian Gilbert's new book 'Why do I need a teacher when I've got Google?' he explores the issue of a rapidly changing world where we all have information at our fingertips and how more and more…Continue
Posted by Admin on February 2, 2011 at 16:56
I have just found this quote in Keith Critchlow's design source book 'Order in Space': 'Thirty spokes converge upon a single hub:It is on the hole in the middle that the use of the cart hinges.We…Continue
Started by Admin Aug 12, 2011.