Posts tagged: L’Institut

  • How science fiction shapes our reality IMAGE

    How science fiction shapes our reality

    “Science fiction gives us a very dynamic way to ask existential questions.” — Denis Villeneuve   At a recent retail brand conference set in the Mayan Riviera of Mexico, Sebastian Fauré (our group CEO) and I sat in the audience as a young very hipster-looking man, sporting a full Edwardian beard and stylish glasses, bounded… Read more »

  • Time is the only currency that matters – part 1 IMAGE

    Time is the only currency that matters – Part 1 of 2

    “My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.”  — Steve Jobs In many ways, technology is turning us into a new species. This is a topic under hot debate by anthropologists, psychologists and media experts. However, you don’t need a master’s… Read more »

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    The Era of Self-Transcendence – Part 2

    “The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.” — William James  In last week’s post, we introduced the idea of self-transcendence, and the inherent need for human beings to feel a part of a bigger picture. It is the desire to actively contribute to a larger whole, and as a result,… Read more »