Spirituality and Voting

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Spirituality and Voting Spirituality and voting? Yes, you read that correctly. There is a connection between the inner spiritual life and the outer political one. Individuals do not live merely as individuals, but as individuals within a larger human and natural community. The health, vitality, and well-being of one depends upon the other. Working on […]

What’s the difference between Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning?

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In our Exploring Artificial Intelligence Retreat we use the word ‘artificial intelligence’ or ‘AI’ because AI is closer to what most people think of when they think of a human-created technology that begins to take on human-like qualities, such as autonomy.   Machine Learning Most people working in this field use the term ‘machine learning.’ […]

Discover the Meaning in Your Life

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“…to be able to live [one] must either not see the infinite, or have such an explanation of the meaning of life as will connect the finite with the infinite.” –Leo Tolstoy Meaning No matter who you are or what your life is like, everyone faces a crisis of meaning at some point.  It seems […]

The Art of Asking

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Lawyers are told not to ask witnesses leading questions in court. But all questions lead somewhere. Usually, the kind of question we ask determines the kind of answer we get.   Factual questions are easy to ask, and they get asked a lot. In Sedona, people often wonder, “Why are the rocks red, and how […]

FOMO, FUD, and the Human Condition

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Cultural memes about a specific phenomenon can give us general insight to the human condition. Cryptocurrency is characterized by volatile valuations that are endured by loyalists in the name of privacy, decentralization, and, if you’re lucky, a lambo.   Like any new enterprise, crypto creates neologisms (or neoacronymisms, to be more precise). Two of the […]

Come Wander and Wonder with Us

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Discover the grandeur of Sedona’s resplendent red rock country, and take a deep dive into your own personal life. What is happiness in my life? What does success look like for me? Why is success important? By asking and answering questions like this, getting a better understanding of your own inner life is just a […]