Welcome...

My name is Joe Evans, I'm a naturally curious person and I have a lot of ideas, although the quality control is not great... Anyway, to keep all those ideas from bursting out and taking over my life, I try to decant a few of them onto this website. I've called it maybe we could because it's a phrase that keeps coming up for me - it's an invitation to accept uncertainty, to form a new collaboration, to see for the first time that something might actually be possible...

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Thursday
December 20th
2012

Santa must die!

It's Christmas! Time to eat, drink and be merry. Also time for a hairy man dressed in animal skins to emerge from the wilderness to lead the celebrations: flying through the sky, pulled by horned beasts and expecting food and alcohol...

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Monday
October 8th
2012

Ch-ch-ch-changes

"The line it is drawn / And the curse it is cast / The slow one now / Will later be fast / As the present now / Will later be past / The order is Rapidly fadin' / And the first one now / Will later be last / For the times they are a-changin'..." But why, dad, why? And how can we generate the kind of change we want to see in the world?

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Friday
September 28th
2012

Food items

I love food - who doesn't? Actually, quite a few people have a rather more complex relationship with food. And in fact, some food is designed to act more like a drug than a square meal...

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Friday
June 1st
2012

Carhood Obesity

In recent years, there’s been a lot of discussion of childhood obesity and the link with car use and lack of exercise. But I want to look at another pressing topic: are cars themselves becoming obese?

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Wednesday
May 30th
2012

But what do you actually want?

I'm trying to get my daughters to realise that if they don't want to eat, wear, or do what I'm proposing, all they need to do is to tell me what they do want to do. Recently I've been thinking that this principle has broader implications...

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Sunday
May 27th
2012

The Adventures of Rudolf Steiner in the 21st Century

Rudolf Steiner is in the news again this weekend, with a big article in the Guardian about Steiner schools. But who was he and what are Steiner Schools - and why do they make some people so cross?

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Saturday
May 19th
2012

Pirates!

The German Pirate Party is celebrating recent regional election results, taking 7.8% of the vote on a platform of total freedom of information. They are arguing for a new politics, in which total freedom of information will allow new solutions to emerge...

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Friday
May 11th
2012

The Vision Thing

Visions: dreams of how the world should be, or glimpses into the secret workings of the universe. Vision Statements: not usually as interesting as that. But what is a vision statement for, and why should you have one anyway?

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