the burning mind project

burning mind project

The mission of the Burning Mind Project is to operationalize the gift economy in higher education through the systematic application of the Ten Principles.

The Burning Mind Project was established to explore how the 10 Principles of Burning Man can be applied to transform the institution of higher education from the inside out!! All interested parties are welcome to join.

Burning Mind is coordinated by Nicole Radziwill (Chief Sorceress of Burning Mind, and an Assistant Professor of Integrated Science and Technology at JMU) andMorgan Benton (??? of Burning Mind, and an Associate Professor of Integrated Science and Technology at JMU).

foundational principles:

  1. Civic Responsibility
  2. Immediacy
  3. Gifting
  4. Decommodification
  5. Participation

operational principles:

  1. Radical Inclusion
  2. Radical Self-Expression
  3. Communal Effort
  4. Leave No Trace
  5. Radical Self-Reliance

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burning man