I could not be more excited about today’s release of the book LEGO and Philosophy: Constructing Reality Brick By Brick. It explores philosophical ideas through the world of LEGO, both the bricks and the global multimedia phenomenon they have created.
LEGO and Philosophy is part of an incredible series (The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series from Wiley Publications) that utilizes pop culture to teach philosophy. Am I biased? Absolutely! I have been a long-time fan and am honored to be a contributing author.
My piece is entitled LEGO, Impermanence, and Buddhism. If it sounds complex, the concept of impermanence is simple—nothing in life is static; we are all in a state of perpetual change. For leaders, this serves as the basis of continuous improvement. Organizations must constantly learn, evolve, adapt, and transform to remain competitive. Those who don’t are bound to be eclipsed and, eventually, obsolete.
Other chapters in LEGO and Philosophy tackle creativity, ethics, and culture. Each section is written by an esteemed philosopher… and I still can’t believe I’m listed amongst them.
Check is out. Hope you like it.