Monthly Archives: April 2011

Norberg-Hodge and Ladakh

Helena [Norberg-Hodge]’s experiences in Ladakh were crucial in enabling her to understand the impact of conventional development and globalisation on people and the environment. Ladakh, also known as Little Tibet, is a remote region on the Tibetan plateau. Although it … Continue reading

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helena norberg-hodge

…is the host and one of the makers of the economics of happiness. from her bio on wikipedia: founder of isec has studied in Sweden, Germany, Austria, England and the US; specialised in lnguistics at mit under chomsky. fluent in … Continue reading

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The Economics of Happiness

The Economics of Happiness is a film by Helena Norberg-Hodge, Steven Gorelick & John Page. ‘Economic globalization has led to a massive expansion in the scale and power of big business and banking. It has also worsened nearly every problem … Continue reading

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nobody expects… the psw!

had a psw this week. felt invasive, like a throwback to rehab. i’m thinking i don’t want their services. in fact, i don’t want any government services. i suppose my upbringing conditions me to be independent, yet i know the … Continue reading

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earth day 2011

rolled thru harbourside park. watched the economics of happiness, a film by Helena Norberg-Hodge, Steven Gorelick, and John Page.

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‘How to Achieve Unity’

‘For unity to be achieved, each of us must be in the process of being purified of our need to excel and to prove that we are the best. We must all seek to open ourselves to others and welcome … Continue reading

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vote!

On May 2, your vote will shape how Canada addresses its growing environmental challenges. Vote for a candidate who is committed to protecting the environment because a healthy environment is the basis of a strong economy. Your ballot will encourage … Continue reading

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‘Top 10 ways you can stop climate change’

Try these 10 ways to reduce your carbon footprint today (Credit: Twm™ via Flickr). Ever wonder how your tiny carbon footprint really impacts the big picture of climate change? Though you might feel like your lifestyle is insignificant compared to … Continue reading

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‘Unity’

‘True unity cannot be achieved in a family or community which denies difference, and behaves as if everyone should be the same and think in the same way. Unity is achieved when each member of the body is different and … Continue reading

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‘This Earth Day, help stop climate change’

‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year – time to show your love for the planet. Can’t decide how to celebrate Earth Day? Never fear – we’ve got you covered. We’ve compiled a list of Ten Ways You Can … Continue reading

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