Life

Lessons In Life #3

Howard Zinn’s simple, yet necessary, reply to the rulers’ First Commandment of Capitalism? “But remember, this power of the people on top depends on the obedience of the people below. When people stop obeying, they have no power.” Simple? Apparently, for many people freedom is a difficult concept to comprehend. This is obviously due to […]

Lessons In Life #2

The wild beast of creativity should never be suppressed. If it is, wildness will burst out of the void, turned into mindless violence. This is one of the dark secrets held by the forces that rule us. To be completely tamed is to be completely dominated and that is unacceptable to a human being. Even […]

Women’s Rights Are Not Negotiable

The issue of women’s rights has been one of paramount importance for a long time. For millenia, we’ve had a serious problem of male domination in human society. This has led to innumerable acts of mindless violence as we have forgotten our feminine side. Life is about balance and we are significantly out of balance […]

HEALING

HEALING I’ve been thinking about health lately and started jotting down my thoughts on it – ideas about the health of individuals as well as the health of society as a whole and the relationship between them. I guess to think about health in this way is somewhat of a holistic way of looking at […]

A Scar On The Land And In Our Hearts

A Scar On The Land & In Our Hearts Obviously, everyone is aware of the “war” going on in North Dakota in recent months. Dakota Access is building a pipeline from North Dakota to Illinois to extract crude oil from the Bakken and Three Forks shale formations. This project was started by despicable Capitalists who […]

Living Planet Report 2016

Originally posted on GarryRogers Nature Conservation:
GR:  The Living Planet Index, which measures abundance levels of 14,152 monitored populations of 3,706 vertebrate species, continues to show a downward trend. On average, monitored species declined by 58% between 1970 and 2012.  The report ties the decline to humans and human population growth.  Authors of the report…

Richie Havens

Richie Havens was one of the most uniquely talented singer/guitarists to ever come along. He created a style of guitar playing that could provoke the imagination while bringing deep emotions to the surface. It could evoke sadness and longing, but it could also bring forth warmth, love and a peacefulness in a way that few […]