“What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite."
Bertrand Russell, Sceptical Essays, 1928

What? Who? Where? When? How? Why?

Astræa answers questions. We're about technology transfer, about education.

We started by asking questions. Questions like:

What's it all about?

Who am I?

How do I fit in?

What's the meaning of life?

These are not questions we normally ask ourselves, although sometimes circumstances cause us to pause and reflect. Maybe we ask questions when things aren't going too well, like when work is causing stress, when relationships are tense, or when family is taking all our time. Or maybe we ask questions as part of the preparation of embarking on a new venture, like a job, starting a business, developing a new relationship or bringing up a family. It's good to ask questions in the face of difficulties because that's how to resolve challenges.

Sometimes we ask questions just because ... That's how Astræa started asking questions, just because ...

And Astræa was born to focus on questions and answers about life. Astræa focuses on the technology of life and living and on sharing the knowhow.

 

This section of the website discusses the knowhow that underpins the work we do.

The first step is to breathe!

A key trick is to take a wider view: a whole systems or big picture vew, a holonic perspective.

Other helpful ideas include open systems, parallel thinking, and optimal sizing.

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