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How to Search for A Meaningful Life: Introducing the Tripartite Heart

Dear Students, When it comes down to it, for all your hard work that will support an affluent lifestyle, I think that most of you would agree that ultimately happiness comes down to creating a meaningful life. And what that … Continue reading

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Separation or Interbeing: Teaching for Wisdom in an Age of Technology

“We exist within a sea of aliveness; the entire universe is one vast orchestration.” ~Duane Elgin, The Living Universe “Steep yourself in the sea of matter, bathe in its fiery waters, for it is the source of your life and … Continue reading

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Beyond Holistic Education: A Pedagogy of Spiritual Activation

This semester’s “Service, Society, and the Sacred” class studied a wide range of topics: depression, suicide, technology, the future, Asian and Western ways of thinking, Spiral Dynamics, the Enneagram, meditation, and spiritual practices. Despite this organic and at times non-sequitur … Continue reading

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Technology and Our Future Debate: “How Do We Separate the Gift from the Curse?”

Inventor Ray Kurzweil expects people to live forever. Such an application of technology has vast moral implications for the future. Kurzweil is one of the provocative thinkers that students encountered in this unit on the role of technology in society. 

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Technology and Youth Disconnect: Perspectives from International School Students

Introduction This year in my “Service, Society, and the Sacred,” a junior-senior elective religion/social studies course at HKIS, I decided to start the semester with an attempt to better understand how the technology revolution is impacting youth culture. In order … Continue reading

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Disconnect: Technology and the Web of Relations at an International School

“Unless there is some kind of spiritual revolution that is able to keep abreast of our technological genius, we will not save our planet.” – Karen Armstrong, A Short History of Myth, p. 137 As one final weekend fling before … Continue reading

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