Monthly Archives: August 2011

‘in a universe ruled by entropy, how does it make complexity?’

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_carpe diem_

this is my current psychiatric knot: do i seize the moment, or do i live for tomorrow; do i take the shortcut or take the long way home; do i plan and replan for the future or live in the … Continue reading

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take the long way home

i’m about the only one i see in a manual wheelchair (tho i had two conversations today about our local ‘rick hansen’ paul fontaine). folks pass me by in 3-wheel and 4-wheel electric scooters. but they’re heavy and polluting (grid … Continue reading

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‘energy footprint’

‘Our “energy footprint” refers to the impact we have on the world’s environment as we consume energy. While there is no silver bullet to fix our energy and environmental problems, we can make a big difference if each person makes … Continue reading

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a few, simple lifestyle changes

Our “energy footprint” refers to the impact we have on the world’s environment as we consume energy. While there is no silver bullet to fix our energy and environmental problems, we can make a big difference if each person makes … Continue reading

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awe and reverence and joy

‘the human venture depends absolutely on this quality of awe and reverence and joy.’ the great work: our way into the future, thomas berry, p. 166

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eco-catastrophe and the new creation

  originally posted on 2006-08-12 by peterkarlladage; edited 2011-08-28 as a teenager when i first became aware of the politics of food, i made a sign with crayons on yellow construction paper and tacked it to my bedroom wall: YOU … Continue reading

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respect

‘When I got involved with First Nations communities in remote areas, one of the first lessons I learned was about the importance of respect. Without respect for each other, we don’t listen and we fail to learn. Instead, we try … Continue reading

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b&w thinking, or just plain urgent?

‘these four patriarchal establishments [classical empires, churches, nations, corporations] have made a world that carries within it a certain pathos… it is good to know that critical moments are not unknown in our history…. [however,] only now, in the late … Continue reading

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watching How It All Ends: Risk Management (pt 5 of 7)

as he says, ‘omg, we’re not done yet?’

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