Inspirational philosophies and important prose to help understand being.
"Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you."

~Lao Tzu

Power is out in our fair city of Minneapolis, and these words from the sage Lao Tzu are most fitting for the day.

~Trent Gilliss, senior editor

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""Plunge into time’s whirl, into the torrent of events, it’s restless activity that proves a man." Faust 1744-60"

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"Whose solution to the chaos of modern life is to try not to live at all: for them, “Become mediocre” is the only morality that makes sense. Nietzsche"

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"In the signs that bewilder the middle class, the aristocracy and the poor prophets of regression, we recognise our brave friend Robin Goodfellow, the old mole that can work in the earth so fast, that worthy pioneer- the Revolution. Shakespeare"

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"Romanticism is precisely situated neither in choice of subject nor in exact truth…to say the word Romanticism is to say modern art-that is, intimacy, spirituality, colour, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by the every means available to the arts. Baudelaire the painter of modern life and other essays."

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"The good mood spreads more happiness than all the riches in the world. Comes from the habit of looking at things with hope and hope for the best and not the worst. "

Alfred Montapert

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"Friendship is a mutual willingness, that makes two beings, equally jealous of each other’s happiness."

(Plato)

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"12 FUIDITY & FREEDOM
Self-affirmation In Space and Time
A sense of belonging so that one can interact with the environment at one’s own pace. Attentive project management to respond intelligently to the ever changing surrounding habitats."

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"11 ACCESSIBILITY
Use Of Common Resources
Full access to shared resources: to become more in tune with local companies and cultural realms and be the position to give them prompt feedback for wellness improvement throughout the territory."

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"10 PERCEPTIVE EXPERIENCE
Individual Rights
The sensorial and perceptive properties of a product for the gratification of the senses: such an experience creates an intimate relationship between the user and the product itself."

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"9 QUALITY, AN UPGRADE OF VALUES
The quality concept is fundamental right for a durable and satisfactory relationship between the user and the product. Quality is an immutable choice, while matter is subject to a natural and inevitable deterioration. Quality is a necessary prerequisite for the achievement of gennuine social and environmental innovation."

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"8 OPEN POSITIVE SYSTEM
Coordinate Innovation
In order to become even more innovative, an approach based upon principles of knowledge exchange and quality coordination and teamwork."

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"7 LONG TERM
Against Short Term Dictatorship
Due to new discoveries and opportunities “durable” has become synonymous with high quality. Intelligent and selective choices of materials and processes help generate a caring relationship between the user and his/her product."

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"6 TRANSPARENCY
To be aware of background layers.
Honest design expressions that reveal the structural qualities of each product. The essence, the design principles and the communicative objective must be sharp and comprehensible."

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"5 Responsible Consumption
Conscious Ethics
Awareness That our resources are limited becomes the perfect stimulus to creativity in terms of innovative solutions and design that can excite our respect for the environment."

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