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Humans could do worst than living like bonobos

THE AGE OF BONOBOS Andy DunnDec 5, 2015 · 6 min read Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man. — Gandhi Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living […]

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Men in Touch #2 workshop got sexy

This is an analysis of the Bonobo massage workshop. This is the third time we have ran this. It’s still too sexual. WE FEEL 3 HRS IS TO LONG. IT SHOULD BE SHORTED MEN DO TO SAUNA MENTALITY RATHER THAT DISCOMFORT OF BEING BONOBO ADDED INTRODUCED DRINKS TO SUBVERT THE SEX MAYBE NEXT TIME INTRODUCE […]

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Disappointed by Nest Festival and enjoying being a team

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A glimpse inside a workshop

This is a very short glimpse into a workshop. Unfortunately we cannot film the various interventions as it turns the participants into actors and removes any change of authenticity.However this is a little example of the joy that happens.

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We have been invited to run The Bonobo Experience at MEN IN TOUCH

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Men In Touch feedback video

I first came across the bonobo experience in a work shop run at the stretch festival by Jason This was a particularly strong and enjoyable experience for me as my first. There were monkeys selected and separated from the bonobos. I was in the bonobo group and stayed there throughout because I made particularly strong […]

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Why stories of love and sex matter in LARP (Live Action Roleplay)

I am gathering my research for all of my workshops and I am re-visiting an old paper on love and sex in role-playing games. I have come across a piece of writing by Emma Wieslander. She is a Norwegian live-action role-play designer who is passionate about bringing love romance and sex into role-playing. I agree […]

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Manon gives their thoughts on running the birthing ritual at Queer Spirit.

I enjoyed leading the birthing ritual at the Bonobo experience workshop in queer spirit 2019. It felt really good and also a honor to help people birth their own bonobo. I believe it is a very special moment of the workshop because it gives the space for people to use their imagination and connect with […]

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A request for feedback

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Same Sex interactions are important for bonobos.

Among our two closest phylogenetic relatives, chimpanzees remain by far the more thoroughly-studied and widely-recognized species, known for their high levels of cooperation especially among males, which includes sharing food, supporting each other in aggressive conflicts and defending their territories against other communities. In contrast, insights into the social dynamics of wild bonobos are available […]