Welcome to Collective Development

                                                                                                   Somebody once told me that the human brain is like an efficient filing system; at the top lays everyday information needed to navigate our way through daily life whilst other non-essential information gathers dust at the back like a rusty old bike at the seaside. I have no idea if there is any research…

An alternative society through the eyes of Gustavo Esteva

“The education system has been the main tool of the state to destroy the indigenous people, to erase us from the planet … This happened all over the world. The education system was created to educate them into extinction. Meaning you should cease to be a Zapotec, to become a Mexican whatever that is.”  …

The Answers are in us

This blog should enable us to think together and learn from each other as well as find inspiration – to collectively develop. Therefore, I would like to share an excerpt of my dissertation today about sharing knowledge. My dissertation explores why and in what way groups of people are trying to make a positive change…

Youth Mechanics

‘Youth Mechanics’ is the working title for a project I’m starting here in London, a project I’ve been working toward for the last few years. With a tentative March 1 start date for the pilot program, tangible elements are starting to materialize. The physical space is booked and the project participants are on board, just…