Lumen Blog — Environmentalism

Kris Taylor
MODERN DAY WARRIORS: CULTIVATE “WARRIOR MINDSET”

MODERN DAY WARRIORS: CULTIVATE “WARRIOR MINDSET”

For the past week, I’ve slept on a backpacker’s blow-up sleeping pad. Not in a tent in Yosemite. Not at a multi-day music festival. Instead, my makeshift bed is nestled between the interior wall of a cargo van and a thousand-pound juice press. Sometimes I’ll dream about adventure in Yosemite or on safari. But do I wish that I was doing that instead of what I’m doing now? Definitely not. With the juicer offloaded at our partner farm, I had a little more room to stretch out. I’m not sharing this in order to romanticize the startup journey or to seek hotel...

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Kris Taylor
INTERCONNECTIVITY FROM THE SOIL TO THE COSMOS

INTERCONNECTIVITY FROM THE SOIL TO THE COSMOS

The universe, the internet, our brains, and soils all have one thing in common: interconnectivity. If we to take a closer look at the systems in our world, we’ll begin to see that things are interconnected. Pareidolia? Maybe… humans are just really good at finding patterns in things that may not be related, but hang with me for this thought exercise! Our universe began eons ago with the big bang and, in the process, it created a web of galaxy clusters, star clouds, and dark matter. Scientists have been able to model this awe-inspiring expansion of the universe and the results...

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