The Sustainable Human Adventure Needs You in Europe!

Do you find train rides are often emotionless tunnels of separation? People brush past each other without sharing authentic eye contact and distrust has become the default state for many. The supporters of Sustainable Human page and many others aim to transform these stereotypes with 5 weeks of daring interactive adventure through Europe and they need your participation to make it happen!
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The Touching Truth Behind the Eye Contact Experiment

Where Did the Idea Come From?
We came up with the idea after noticing a common thread of isolation in today’s society. This video aims to address the vulnerability that is often avoided in making sustained eye contact with members of the public. Holding eye contact with another person can evoke many feelings which can be scary, especially when in today’s society we tend to repress our deepest emotions. It calls on true courage to trust another being to see you and accept you just as you are, in a complete state of vulnerability. We also noticed that making eye contact with strangers is commonly intertwined with the idea of unwanted sexual attention. We believe eye contact is much deeper and far more meaningful than anything a sleaze might be able to bring to it. So instead of complaining about this misrepresentation we found an inspiring way to allow members of the public to actively participate in the other side of the story.

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4 Things I Learned at Funky Freedom X + Personal Mix

1. We are 600x more creative than we think.
When we allowed ourselves to be creative, we gave ourselves a shared task to explore and human magic occurred as the result. I am surprised time and time again by people’s natural and unique creativity. Singing improvised songs, creating beat jams, tribal dance routines, sliding under legs, crawling, spinning, hopping & sharing real conversation with one another. Boom this inspires me to continue creating!

Funky Freedom X - Class 3-10
2. Going into the unknown together refines human connection!
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Online Perfection vs. Reality (Funny Video)

Have you ever thought the edit button enables us to present a perfected image of ourselves to the online world? How truthful are we really when we’re given the option to omit? Online dating, emails, facebook pages, blogs, youtube channels all give us the option to edit, revise and leave out. But does this also remove an element of our humanness? What about that normal not so sexy stuff that happens in daily life? As a breathe of humanness, The Liberators and I created a funny collection of ridiculous faces! Enjoy.