Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Voice and Exit 2014 Coming to Austin!!!


"No one sews a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; or else the new piece pulls away from the old, and the tear is made worse. And no one puts new wine into old wineskins; or else the new wine bursts the wineskins, the wine is spilled, and the wineskins are ruined. But new wine must be put into new wineskins.”
Mark 2:21-22

Our friend Max Borders is helping to organize the Voice and Exit conference in Austin in two weeks:
Voice & Exit is an event built around a simple idea: human flourishing. We want to explore, celebrate and implement ideas that enable people to find well being, life meaning and stronger connection to others. Sometimes flourishing starts with transformation: speaking up (Voice) or opting out of the status quo (Exit) and creating something new.In a world that is increasingly rife with new insights and innovations that enable flourishing, it can be hard to keep up. Voice & Exit helps navigate all these promising pathways and equips people with the tools for personal and social transformation.

Along with exploring ideas that better enable us to flourish as individuals–such as biohacking, health optimization, positive psychology and expanded consciousness–we explore ways to develop new social operating systems that support happy, healthy, and free societies.

Human flourishing ultimately depends on peaceful cooperation among individuals with overlapping values and complementary preferences. Together we can create a world that supports this vision.

The era of coercion is passing away.

The era of Cooperation and Connection has just begun.
The conference will focus on 12 dimensions of human flourishing and will feature sessions on topics such as:
  • Human Wellness/Optimization
  • Biohacking
  • Startup Culture
  • Decentralization
  • Hacking Willpower & Flow
  • Disrupting Education
There will also be super cool speakers like:
  • Cody Wilson -- 3D printing
  • Laura Bosworth -- 3D Bio Printing
  • T.K. Coleman -- Disrupting Education
  • Zacary Caseres -- Startup Cities
The whole event looks phenomenal; purchase tickets here.

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