The Green Thing…

A friend, Richard Auler, posted this story on Facebook a little while ago – and if you wonder why The Ecology of Happiness s…

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Earth Talks in Austria, Protest and “Development” on the Amazon…

This year’s Erdgespräche / Earth Talks brought, among others, Bianca Jagger here (to Vienna, Austria). She talked about the …

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Managing the Globe…

Image credit: Original picture of man (with bulging waistline) from http://www.flickr.com/photos/73416633@N00/ Picture of earth fr…

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Terra Sacra

Be still. Take the 6 minutes of time out to watch this in peace and quiet… and then tell me this place is not worth living *…

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Connections in a Sunset

A recent sunset, painting the sky in vivid color – and all the more fascinating to have the experience of this sunset over E…

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Sacrifice. It’s All For Economic Growth Now…

It has always been the story that the environmentalists are the crazy ones, the ones who would protect owls rather than create jobs, move back into caves rather than out into space (or the gadgetry of cyberspace, at least). The future, if one listened to “them,” would be green, perhaps, but also pretty archaic. Or […]

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Davos’ Misunderstanding of Capitalism: The Radical Entrepreneurship Needed for the Future

The World Economic Forum is in session in Davos again, and it’s a rather different story this year. Even established magnates of business and government, after arriving on their private jets and moving in with their entourages, express concern about inequality and worry how capitalism can continue. The WEF’s founder even questioned whether it’s such […]

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Stuck in Debt, or Living Richer?

Affluence is what many still seek – as long as the house and the car get bigger, there is more stuff, they think they will feel better. It goes to the point where 18 to 27-year-olds actually have higher self-esteem and feel better in control of their lives when they have more(!) credit card and […]

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Martial Arts, Extreme Weather – Trouble… and Happiness?

Looking into survival techniques, self-defense, disaster preparedness… oftentimes has a bad ring to it. Expecting to get into trouble, doesn’t that mean that you have a negative attitude towards the world? Won’t facing the potential violence and brutality of other people just strengthen a grim outlook on how people are; and won’t preparing for disasters, […]

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The Creativity of Limits

The big hurt ecology seems to be giving us is that it suggests there are limits to what we can do. Of course, we live with such li…

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