Don’t ask me for money for your Burning Man camp that you think will change the world.
Like many of us, at one time, I was fascinated with the idea of Burning Man. It seemed like a pretty cool concept: a town that is constructed every year and focuses on community, art, self-reliance, no waste and self-expression.
What’s not to like?
Then I moved to San Francisco and I immediately started getting invitations to parties that would sound something like this:
“Come to dance like Shiva at our Burning Man camp fundraiser. The DJ’s beats will pound into your psyche and open your mind to a greater social consciousness and together we will bring harmony to this crazy thing that we call life.”
Or something similar like:
“Create space and awareness in your soul. Dance to world class music in our sacred space and as a community we can steer this nation in a better direction.”
You get the drift?
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