Americ Azevedo

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Introduction Americ Azevedo teaches at the University of California, Berkeley; and nearby schools. He is a life-long meditator and philosopher of everyday life. In addition to his background in philosophy and world religions, he has taught and worked in computer technology, where he was a pioneer in online education and virtual communities; and in business, as a consultant specializing in company reorganizations. He has conducted "Philosophers' Forums" in the community, as well as leading meditation retreats. He currently teaches (a) Meditation, (b) Leadership, Dialogue, and Actualization, and (c) Nonviolence.
Interests Meditation, philosophy, world religions, technology, collaborative intelligence, business and culture.
Favorite Books Shunryu Suzuki, Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind. Chogyam Trungpa, Shambala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior. William Barrett, Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy.