Monthly Archives: September 2009

More Thoughts About Intentionality, Split and Otherwise

BLOG More About Intentionality In my post last week I described Gil Fronsdal’s meditation on intentionality, and the value of setting both long term (What do you intend to do with what’s left of your life?) and short term (What … Continue reading

Posted in Preparing for Civilization's End | 8 Comments

Links and Tweets of the Week: September 26, 2009

BLOG Links and Tweets of the Week: September 26, 2009 fun with figures: the top chart shows historical levels of atmospheric CO2  (180 to 300 ppm) back through the last half million years until about 1850, and the current unprecedented … Continue reading

Posted in Preparing for Civilization's End | 1 Comment

Leaning Towards Intention

BLOG Leaning Towards Intention My last few posts have been part of my process of deciding what I’m going to do next, as I prepare to move, to retire, and to become more active in living the ways I have … Continue reading

Posted in Preparing for Civilization's End | 3 Comments

Making the Change: How to Dismantle Industrial Civilization

BLOG Making the Change: How to Dismantle Industrial Civilization Keith Farnish’s book Time’s Up (also available as a free e-book called A Matter of Scale) provides a valuable framework for Step 7 in the What You Can Do process (see … Continue reading

Posted in Preparing for Civilization's End | 6 Comments

The Philosophy of Loren Eiseley, in Verse

BLOG The Philosophy of Loren Eiseley, in Verse I wrote this three years ago, and just rediscovered it. I thought it was worth reposting. The Star Thrower, by Loren Eiseley Once upon a time, there was a wise man who … Continue reading

Posted in Preparing for Civilization's End | 1 Comment

Links and Tweets of the Week: September 20, 2009

BLOG Links and Tweets of the Week: September 19, 2009 photo by colourblind (Payam Rajabi), taken not far from where I live PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION’S COLLAPSE Moving Beyond Hope: From Sharon Astyk, fine words of inspiration for those of us … Continue reading

Posted in Preparing for Civilization's End | 1 Comment

My Journey

BLOG My Journey In my previous post I provided a framework for making the world a better place. Today I’m going to ‘score’ myself using that framework, and admit that despite all the work and energy I’ve put into learning … Continue reading

Posted in Preparing for Civilization's End | 2 Comments

What You Can Do: A Framework for Personal Action (version 0.9)

BLOG What You Can Do: A Framework for Personal Action to print out this framework, right click and select “view image”, then save the resultant image as a jpg or pdf and print that It’s been a couple of years … Continue reading

Posted in Preparing for Civilization's End | 4 Comments

Google Wave (continued): The Conversation Becomes the Process, and Even the Product

BLOG Google Wave (continued): The Conversation Becomes the Work-Product Back in June, I wrote about the new (it’s being rolled out, slowly, starting this fall) GWave product as representing “the wikification of conversation.” The more I think about it, and play … Continue reading

Posted in Using Weblogs and Technology | 2 Comments

Links and Tweets of the Week: September 12, 2009

BLOG Links and Tweets of the Week: September 12, 2009 image from Does Congo Matter? by Emily Troutman PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION’S COLLAPSE Not a Problem, a Predicament: Sharon Astyk introduces some complex adaptive systems thinking in her post on approaches … Continue reading

Posted in Preparing for Civilization's End | 4 Comments