I recently had the opportunity to travel through southern Finland with my partner– and discover some of the sights, sounds and culture it has on offer. Among our adventures was a 2-day, 1-night Tentsile EcoCamp experience in the heart of one of Finland's prized treasures: Nuuksio National Park.
"It's disturbing to see that people are starting to follow/evangelize robots. People are making real-life decisions, based on what a computer algorithm is telling them they should be doing."
I recently had the opportunity to travel to Sweden and spend a few nights in Stockholm. Of all of my micro-impressions about the city, the culture, and it's people, what stood out to me the most was the mindset and attitude towards a sustainable transportation network.
By participating in the sports economy, we, on the aggregate, are directly contributing to an inflation in club and player valuations, which in turn raises the price of related goods and services sold to us in the first place. This inflation will only continue to grow as more individuals, fueled by today's youth, adopt football as their sport of choice. Ultimately, we are agreeing that their talents have significantly greater monetary value and societal merit than our very own everyday contributions. The talents of a footballer are truly incredible to watch, support, and emulate. However, there comes a moment in time when we have to think to ourselves whether if a particular human being can be worth €222 Euro. If the answer is 'no', there is something we can do about it.
I recently met up with a friend to catch up over coffee. As we sat by the window in a local beanery on Yonge street talking about the challenges to mindful meditation, I couldn't help notice a lineup that had formed across the street from us...