December 2011 Blog Posts (4)

Finn McCool and the Salmon of Knowledge

It was said that Fintann the bradán feasa or Salmon of wisdom, had swum in the well of knowledge, and eaten nine hazel nuts that fell into the well from the nine hazel trees that grew around it, and that therefore this salmon contained all the wisdom in the world. Moreover, it was said that whoever could catch and eat this salmon would in turn, know all there was to be known.

When Finn McCool was a young man, he was sent to learn with the poet and teacher…
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Added by Max Neill on December 15, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Conversations on Citizenship and Person Centred Work

I've just posted a book review on John O'Brien and Carol Blessing's collection of Conversations on Citizenship and Person Centred Work: http://max-neill.blogspot.com/2011/12/book-review-conversations-on.html

Added by Max Neill on December 9, 2011 at 3:04pm — No Comments

Five ways of thinking

According to the gospels of Nag Hamadi, there are 5 trees in paradise, that grant the people who sit in their shade eternal life.

I've blogged about 5 methods of thinking, different ways of approaching the world that can lead to different results: http://max-neill.blogspot.com/2011/12/five-ways-of-thinking.html

Added by Max Neill on December 6, 2011 at 5:43pm — No Comments

Learning from Achievement

We can learn so much from our achievements. They tell us something very deep about ourselves, our motivations and our capacities: http://max-neill.blogspot.com/2011/12/learning-from-achievements.html 

Added by Max Neill on December 5, 2011 at 4:58pm — No Comments

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