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Stairway to Heaven

Technocornucopians see the world of the future as a great 3D printer with an unlimited supply reservoir.

Snatching Defeat

It isn't that we expect the parchment won’t get inked, but rather that the document won’t actually accomplish its task even if the conference is a complete success.

Mysteries of Eleuthera

What kind of force can leave a four million pound rock on top of a cliff? According to the oceanographers, it was waves. "

The Gift of the Maya

"The Maya forest garden holds, in its ramblings and roots, a hidden-in-plain-sight way through our present crises."

The gift of clear mind: Laudato Si'

We cannot begin to say how refreshing it is to see Pope Francis face the urgency of the situation and awaken us to our need to be alive, and to swim upstream. "When people become agents for truth and vital change, they are elevated, enlarged, and lit up."

Fighting Extinction

This is a true challenge. If the story is told as one of avarice, private gain and exceptionalism, the human race will go extinct.

The Road to Paris

Newspaper reporting legend Ross Gelbspan once said, lifestyle change is essential, but lifestyle change won't get us out of this climate mess. We need change of the kind that only comes from governments, acting together.

Fuke-Undo

We are surrounded by allies who want nothing more than to heal the planet and take us back to the garden. It is time we got out of their way and stopped giving them more work than they can reasonably handle all at one time.

Revolucíon

"Marx said the opium of the masses was religion. For the USA, it's Netflix and Wal-Mart."

Is This All We Get?

To re-cap for those living under rocks the U.S. and China announced this week a surprise breakthrough in negotiating a secret bilateral deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Queue confetti.
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