“Paradise is the place where you fulfill your function and are happy to fulfill your function.” Ernst Gotsch
“Synthetic Agriculture works with recovery through use. In other words, the establishment of highly productive and independent areas of external inputs results in the provision of ecosystem services, with special emphasis on soil formation, regulation of micro-climate and favoring of the water cycle.
Working for and not against nature, associating agricultural crops with forests, recovering resources rather than exploiting them, and incorporating ecological concepts into the management of agroecosystems are some of the characteristics of the Synthetic Agriculture, but they are not unique to it.”
The challenge is that everyone is trying to engage with new technologies beyond the Internet, now even beyond Blockchain. What are the implications for humans and our behaviors? Does it mean that we need different styles of management? Different ways of managing knowledge? It creates new issues all over again around privacy, digital rights and so on and so forth as we engage with these new technologies for our benefit, hopefully for everyone’s benefit.” Manie Eagar
“Anyone could meditate in a silent, darkened room, but could you find peace crawling down Broadway? That was the mark of true enlightenment. Meditation was relatively new in Mack’s life, despite the fact that he had developed a workplace- wellness app.”
“This is life-cycle thinking, not just whether a product can be recycled, but all the parts of its existence: material extraction, manufacturing, packaging and transportation, product use, and end of life. Every step of the way, there’s a way to do something smart to make the most out of the product for net environmental gain.” Leyla Acaroglu