References, Readings, and Films

Here we have collected links to things that we think are interesting, have inspired us in some way, or are just generally worth checking out. We hope it helps you on your journey!


World Perspectives

A book series with some incredible titles and a timely mission.

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John Taylor Gatto - Classrooms of the Heart

What can we say, JTG is the GOAT.

Watch the mini-documentary

Why we stopped making Einsteins

by Erik Hoel on The Intrinsic Perspective

Read the essay

"Childhoods of exceptional people"

by Henrik Karlsson on Escaping Flatland

Read the Essay

Tools for Conviviality

Ivan Illich, 1973

"Convivial tools are those which give each person who uses them the greatest opportunity to enrich the environment with the fruits of his or her vision."

on Goodreads

Sr. Wendy on Art

Watch on Youtube


In philosophy of mind, qualia (/ˈkwɑːliə, ˈkweɪ-/; sg: quale /-li/) are defined as instances of subjective, conscious experience. The term qualia derives from the Latin neuter plural form (qualia) of the Latin adjective quālis (Latin pronunciation: [ˈkʷaːlɪs]) meaning "of what sort" or "of what kind" in relation to a specific instance, such as "what it is like to taste a specific apple — this particular apple now".

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Time Sensitive

This is not a reading, but in many ways the podcasts here can be experienced similar to a good book.

Time Sensitive is a podcast featuring candid, revealing long-form interviews with curious and courageous people about their life and work through the lens of time.

Time Sensitive website
More links, downloads, and videos are being added all the time! check back here frequently for more good stuff.