Re: Starting a Learning Tribe
Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:50 am
Or maybe it's the other way around and all the no technology stuff is a way to filter out the posers...
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This means your choices are thus: 1) filter for all the people who like all the projects you like (N=1?) or 2) filter projects and do them with the people who like doing them. 1 seems to be what you'd like to do so that you have continuity of people (i.e., a friendship circle). 2 is what you should do if you are rather focused on the doing of the projects (albeit different folks for each project). And if 2 is acceptable, then you can go out and find existing clubs to fill that need. And perhaps through that avenue you could make friends with someone and maybe they'll want to check out this other hobby you're working on (i.e., motorcycle guy goes to soap making class with you).
Being in the middle years of life I find it fascinating to look back at any particular success I've had and decipher the twists and turns that delivered me to it. Often this involved the ability to ask a not-so-dumb question and participate in a conversation with someone who then unlocks a whole new world of possibilities. This is entirely dependent on the fact the our Wheaton levels where bridgable.
Nah you could demonstrate permaculture techniques, probably give us lessons in digging holes for compost or something. I expect this would be located on your property...7Wannabe5 wrote: ↑Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:38 amI think it must be true that there can be a subtle line between very low and very high level of interest in any project or set of projects, because I love HTME , but the Hacksmith site is of negative interest to me. My internal dialogue reaction to it went something like " I already spend too much time and energy watching boys hit each other over the head with transformer toys." If forced to endure creation of some sort of Star Wars saber project, I would feel naturally compelled to force something like this upon other members of group, the next time the baton was passed to me:
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