Earth-Funded* Study: Creation of Civilization is Imminent

Still thinking about and engaged in discussions about that… New studies are playing with new computer models, and once again…

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The Terror of an Unchanging Climate Conversation

March 20th was the UN Day of Happiness. March 21, the beginning of spring. And the news? “Nasa-funded study: industrial civi…

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“Has joy any survival value in the operations of evolution? I suspect that it does; I suspect that the morose and fearful are doom…

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The Survival of the Fitting

For a species to exist in this world, it must fit into it. That is, it must be adapted well-enough to the conditions it encounters…

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Pollinator Drones, Dysevolution, and Paths of Positive Doing

It all seems so logical. The number of honey bees is declining, and we don’t quite know the (single?) reason. But, we need t…

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We’ll (Only) Protect What We Love…?

Nature. The environment. The outdoors. When there isn’t a catastrophe to remind us of its powers, when we don’t encoun…

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It Takes a Village… Lessons of the Past to Move the Sharing Economy Forward

In all the talk about “preppers” looking for self-sufficiency, homemakers trying to get out of the corporate world&#82…

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Facing Reality, Coming Home

We want to live with a  feeling of being at home, knowing our places and ways. A big part of cultural and national mythologies rev…

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Fitting Resolutions, Living Synergies

Life goes one of two ways: On, and circling the drain. Or on, and remaining active and truly alive. The first, worse, is easy and …

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Returning Forward

Get into “environmental(ist)” vs. economic debates enough, there’s always the point where the “greens&#822…

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Fiction and the Future(s)

One of those special traits of our species – of us – is that we are a story-telling bunch. We don’t just exist a…

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Intentional Living: Crafting a Better Life

Between voluntary simplicity or even intentional poverty and nomadically independent “designed” or jet-setting luxury …

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