Intelligent Disobedience

When the Alarm Sounds

Imagine you are at work. You are sitting at your desk, engrossed in a task. Suddenly the fire alarm goes off. What would you do? Most of us reading this probably think we’d immediately get [...]

Spike and Pearse Talk to Aaron and Uncle

Advisory Board Member Spike Robinson and Open Minds on Air podcast host Pearse Redmond are the most recent guests on the two back-to-back podcasts, Trans Resister Radio and Uncle The Podcast. For the first hour, [...]

Video – Liminal Thinking and the Elephant

This light-hearted whiteboard animation discusses liminal thinking - the part of our reasoning which happens just below the threshold of conscious thought. This phenomenon is demonstrated with the classic tale of the blind men and the elephant: one [...]

Why Open Minds?

Why are we called the Open Minds Foundation, and what precisely is an open mind? I was at the meeting where the name was first suggested, but was out of the room, and no one [...]

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