sandcastleU - a university of being
a pilot semester: three months. a group of twelve. live-in.
classes and happenings. . .
art class: dance, music, painting, photography, poetry, theatre, comedy, improv
exploring religions, philosophies, empires, movements, events, and ism
yoga and meditation and flow arts — throat singing, gazing meditation, aerial silks
vegetarian cafeteria — cooking classes
work in the community garden
several walks throughout the day
daily news & media — over chess, coffee, in the nature reserve, etc.
math games and puzzles
a daily ted talk
a daily history excerpt
a daily mystery box happening — a movie, guest speaker, field trip, etc.
learning to use social media — facebook, instagram, snapchat, etc. as tools
daily task — group chore
readings. . .
dharma bums by jack kerouac
fountainhead by ayn rand
become what you are by alan watts
the book by alan watts
essays from nietzsche, schopenhauer, spinoza, socrates, and kant
the magus by john fowles
ham on rye by charles bukowski
a selection of poetry, short stories, picture books, and quotes
keep a daily journal
semester sandcastles — produce a play, a school newspaper, a mad scientist fair, write a book of poetry, make a movie, launch a nonprofit, host an event, generate ideas on job creation, saving the planet, ending poverty, curing the world’s ailments, create new policy and legislation for our government, etc.
attend one extended retreat
volunteer work you find valuable and interesting