Humanity is Beautiful

Kindling Executive Director Peter Schulte’s upcoming book “Humanity is Beautiful” examines humanity’s limiting stories about itself; unearths a new, more helpful story. Here Kindling patrons can read early excerpts and drafts.

Cocoons and butterfly

Inner genius

Where outer genius is the process of creating something outside ourselves, inner genius is the process of creating something within ourselves or perhaps rather growing ourselves into something new. 

Inside opera house during performance

Expanding eye

As our minds become more complex, we gain a wider perspective on what is happening around us and who we are. We see a fuller picture of what is. We gain a “higher” perspective.

José Clemente Orozco's fresco mural Prometeo del Pomona College (1930)

Prometheus

On a literal level, Prometheus gave us all the practical benefits of warmth, cooking, etc. that go along with fire. On a metaphorical level, Prometheus also gave us the fire of invention.

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