Browsing all posts from April, 2009.

Launching 'Metta Media'

April 21st, 2009 | No Comments

  Launching ‘Metta Media’: A community of compassionate filmmakers Metta Media is an experiment in creating a gift economy based film community where films are made with the spirit of service. We believe, a story told selflessly, transforms everyone who comes across it. To participate and for more information please click here. An initiative of […]

Organized Chaos

April 15th, 2009 | No Comments

In this prescient 2005 Ted Talk, Clay Shirky describes why institutions are giving way to loose-knit, overhead-free, volunteer-driven collective action. A perfect example illustrating the effectiveness of group and volunteersim. Taken from Charity focus blog, this video serves as guiding light for a model to be follow for MAM.

Life Positive

April 10th, 2009 | No Comments

March Issue of Life positive magazine had some very interesting articles on the birthing of a new world. How gift economy and self less service of young generation is changing the world phenomenally. In the words of Arudhanti roy: “Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I […]

Silent Wednesdays

April 2nd, 2009 | 2 Comments

Eleven years ago, three people decided to sit in silence for an hour, in an everyday Silicon Valley living room. No teachers or gurus. No set agendas or proposed beliefs either. Just silence for an hour every week with one strong principle — when you change within, the world changes. And instead of closing the […]