Monthly Archives: August 2013

Potluck–Days Of The Week

Tubey Tuesday & Potluck 2013-08-20 • we gathered at the gardens for watering, weeding, and a potluck. then we gathered round the electronic hearth to watch docs about modern information and renaissance india. Wednesday Panorama 2013-08-21 Midwives and mothers in … Continue reading

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Stuff In The Middle

the middle [Exploring Twilight of the Gods, continued from last week.] The internet is taking out the middle guy. When it comes to music, the traditional recording business is the middle guy. It is a relic, older than the CD, … Continue reading

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Rainforests–Days Of The Week

Tuesday John Seed writes, ‘Yes, our psyche is itself a product of the rainforests. We evolved for hundreds of millions of years within this moist green womb before emerging a scant five million years ago, blinking, into the light…. [Unfortunately … Continue reading

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The Loss Of Myth And Ritual–Stuff Of The Week

the loss of myth and ritual John Seed recalled in 1994 ‘Joseph Campbell’s [pictured] warning that the chief sources of anxiety in our age are the loss of myth and ritual. If we could heal our culture so that it … Continue reading

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Hiroshima And Nagasaki–Days Of The Week

Tuesday Hiroshima Day ‘The thousand origami cranes were popularized through the story of Sadako Sasaki, a Japanese girl who was two years old when she was exposed to radiation from the atomic bombing of Hiroshima during World War II. Sasaki … Continue reading

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Overcoming Stagnation–Stuff Of The Week

publ  2013-08-12 overcoming stagnation in the fifties Twilight of the Gods: Part 3 is about records in the late 50s to the early 70s. By the mid-50s the record business had stagnated. An outsider, Don Kirshner (1934-2011), the man with … Continue reading

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Beauty And Grief–Days Of The Week

publ 2013-08-06 Tuesday ‘Watch the ad that the CBC refused to play’. Last Monday, Leadnow.ca ‘and our partners at Friends of Canadian Broadcasting released a hard-hitting satirical video to raise awareness of the Harper Conservatives’ attempts to control the CBC.’ … Continue reading

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Quantum Hanky-Panky–Stuff Of The Week

chris jordan’s hope, or rather, his lack of hope Chris Jordan says, ‘I’m not big on hope now. Joanna Macy has said that hope and hopelessness live on a continuum of disempowered mind states. When there is hope, we’re hoping … Continue reading

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