Monthly Archives: June 2011

Site 41 and Shotyk’s plan and county council

uh oh. different views on what happened. what will happen. i come from a business backgound, certified in production and inventory mgmt (cpim). waste is a symptom of inefficiency. that’s what drives toyota to excel. i assume that’s the motivation … Continue reading

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shift

the year i was born, two books came out that would bear much fruit over the next fifty years, and hopefully far beyond. the first is silent spring by rachel carson. ostensibly about the profligate use of ddt after world … Continue reading

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‘Two Essential Elements’

‘What meaning can be found in life in the modern world? So many people today are searching, so many seem lost and no longer have any kind of ethical reference points; so many are dissatisfied with a purely materialistic life, … Continue reading

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‘diminished’

‘by acquiescing in an act that can cause such suffering to a living creature, who among us is not diminished as a human being?’ rc, ss, p. 100

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‘relentless war’

‘the question is whether any civilization can wage relentless war on life without destroying itself’ source: rachel carson [rc], silent spring [ss], p. 99

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‘The Measure of a Society’

‘There is a lack of synchronicity between our society and people with disabilities. A society that honours only the powerful, the clever, and the winners necessarily belittles the weak. It is as if to say: to be human is to … Continue reading

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‘A Compassionate Society’

‘What sort of society do we want? There are, for me, a few principles. A society that encourages us to break open the shell of selfishness and self-centredness contains the seeds of a society where people are honest, truthful, and … Continue reading

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dr shotyk’s plan for site 41

i wholly support dr shotyk’s plan to create a world-class research facility on site 41. even though it may take one or two years to realize and seem more tenuous than commercial developments, a world-class research facility would be a … Continue reading

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‘Food for Thought’

‘It is important to feed the intelligence. One of the dangers of our time is that information is reaching saturation point and we only register superficial knowledge. It is good to focus our intelligence on a tiny fragment of this … Continue reading

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heart to heart, head to head

with my love

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