Tag Archive | Humanism

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 […]

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…

Random Observations While Living A Semi-Nomadic Existence In NYC

1) I was standing against a wall in Penn Station (because ever since the attempted awakening of U.S. citizens by the Occupy Wall Street movement Penn Station bathrooms and waiting room are cleaned for 2 1/2 hours every night and no one is allowed to sit on the floor. This goes for customers with tickets […]

A Voice In The Wilderness

The American Dream is an illusion. It’s a creative illusion, but an illusion nontheless. The concept of “American exceptionalism” is about as sane as walking naked through Alaska with a small oil lamp in the middle of a tempest and expecting to stay warm. To believe in this pathetic illusion of American exceptionalism is to […]

Sometimes It’s Simple – Life Or Suicide?

Do you think it’s OK to dump raw toxins and putrid sewage into our lakes and rivers? Do you think it’s OK to spew deadly carcinogens into the atmosphere and pretend it’s NOT causing cancer, developmental disabilities and severe respiratory ailments? Do you believe that filling the atmosphere with a lethal blend of noxious chemicals […]