This article was published 9 years ago. My views have probably evolved muchly since.
Grooving with the kiddies9 Oct 2013
Put Away Childish Things10 Oct 2013
This year was only my second trip to Afrikaburn, the local leg of Burning Man, and it continues to be totally a mind-altering, uplifting experience. This post by Emily Fletcher points some of the reasons why:
Emily Fletcher at Burning Man Photo Credit: Courtney Lindberg
Most people think that Burning Man is a bunch of naked hippies doing drugs in the desert … and they’re right. But Burning Man is also much more. It’s become a giant social experiment. It has launched movements, shaped global organizations, and brought creativity to a whole new level to those who are brave enough to face the heat and face themselves in the infamous dust.
Here are a few things I took away from my virgin Burning Man experience and am implementing into my life. I think it would be fascinating to see what happens if the rest of the world took a lesson or two from Black Rock City.
- Be radically generous.
- Watch a healing sunset AND sunrise.
- Radically express your fun wardrobe.
- Leave it better than you found it.
- If you want to do it, do it now.
- Turn off your fu*#!ng phone!
Read the full post here.