Monthly Archives: November 2008

Links for the Week — Saturday/Sunday November 29/30, 2008

BLOG Links for the Week — November 29, 2008 Another amazing cartoon from Chris Ware, in last week’s New Yorker. You can buy Chris’ books here. If you can’t read the words, try zooming in on this copy. “Something’s gotten … Continue reading

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New E-mail Subscription Widget

The R-mail subscription service that I have had on this blog for several years has ceased operation. At right you will see a sign-up for a new subscription service from Feedburner (now owned by Google), that you can use to … Continue reading

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Endgame: Civilization -8, Nature 0

BLOG Endgame: Civilization -8, Nature 0 The Alberta Bitumen Sludge Mines (“tar sands”) – one of the world’s greatest eco-holocausts and a massive and soaring contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. Canadian governments are working furiously to persuade Barack Obama to … Continue reading

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What You Can Do, Now, to Help Obama, and All-Life-On-Earth

With the election of Barack Obama, many of us are riding a wave of hope. We cannot expect any leader, in government, in business, or in social enterprise, to do alone what is needed to undo the horrific damage of … Continue reading

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my advice to you

playing learning loving conversing giving (ideas, knowledge, competencies) self-managing being present writing reflecting Sense: Observe, listen, pay attention, focus, open up your senses, perceive everything that has a bearing on the issue at hand. Connect. Self-control: Don’t prejudge or jump … Continue reading

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Links of the Week — November 23, 2008 [bonus edition]

Photo from a friend of Beth Patterson: Young bear swings his way over to suet pouch on a bird feeder. So many great articles this week they wouldn’t all fit into Saturday’s post. Here’s the rest. Living a Simpler Life: … Continue reading

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Links of the Week — November 22, 2008

Image from Ziggy Fresh shot at Dancing Rabbit Eco-Village. Thanks to Tree for the link. Enough Self-Change?: For the last couple of years I have been advocating “let-self-change” — adapting yourself to the world, developing new capacities, making yourself healthy … Continue reading

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Pardon?

Image from Cute Overload. It’s a baby ‘roo. Cute Overload is campaigning against puppy mills. Please adopt a shelter cat/dog instead of buying from pet stores or breeders. Can someone explain to me why US presidents have the right to … Continue reading

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Dominant Cultures

Image from icanhascheezburgers.com — two cultures co-existing. I recently listened to a podcast that Viv McWaters and Geoff Brown had with Patti Digh. It made mention of the issue of privilege, diversity and dominant cultures, the prevailing worldviews, not of … Continue reading

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Dilemmas for Progressives

  melamine and other toxins, and long-distance, shipped-by-diesel ethical foods that might have no nutrition left, which do you choose?

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