The Aftermath – After the treason in the capital

  Aloha, I know that people want to think it’s all over – this four years of political turmoil in the USA, but I really don’t think it is. They haven’t all crawled back under their rocks yet. In fact, the FBI says that these assholes are planning armed...

Trump Virus Update 1/10/21

Here’s the numbers for this week – spiking up in a big way – in particular on the deaths per day.   1/10/21 Global total cases: 85,225,167 90,372,115 Deaths: 1,939,193 avg of 13,099 deaths/day up from 11,453 last week Deaths/million: 248.8   US total cases: 20,927,033 22,734,762 Deaths: 81.815 avg of...

What to do with 2021? Time will tell.

I forgot to post this yesterday as I got caught up watching all the excitement as the crazed Trump supporters tried to commit insurrection in Washington DC…despite all of that madness, I am actually feeling much better about things moving forward. I think that this was Trump’s last hurrah...

Trump Virus in 2021 – 1/3/2021

Well, it’s not a happy new year for the millions of dead around the world who died of Coronavirus in 2020, nor for their families, nor for the nearly 1/3rd of a million Americans who died on Dumpy’s watch because of his lies and inept handling. He’s a monster...

The Dystopia is Coming on Quickly

Aloha and Happy New Year (almost), Here in Hawaii, this part of the year is loud. There are firework bombs going off at all hours of the night. Not like firecrackers – more like m-80s or sticks of dynamite. They rattle our windows. It’s hellish but the upside is...

Trump Virus Update 12/27/2020

The number of deaths averaged per day are down across all the metrics I look at. I’d like to feel optimistic, but my gut tells me that numbers may not have been recorded because of the holidays…so we will see – still – nice to feel a little bit...

Creating a Better World – We should at least try, right?

  Aloha and Merry Christmas, First – Trump has to go. There is still no solid guarantee that will happen. He and his most loyal brown shirts are openly discussing insurrection. This even as he refutes that the huge Russian hack was huge or Russian – despite the evidence,...

Happy Birthday Kropotkin!

Kropotkin’s Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution, published in 1902, is a repudiation of the theory of natural selection and competition. Arguing on factual biological and historical grounds, Kropotkin maintains that humans, being social animals, are more naturally inclined to cooperation than competition, and fare better in that environment....

Trump Virus – Simple Weekly Numbers Update 12/20/20

12/20/2020 Global total cases: 76,891,886 Deaths: last week’s average 11,076/day . This week: 1,696,296 avg 11,490/day Deaths/million:  217.6   US total cases: 18,101,350 Deaths: Last week: 305,225 avg: 2458/day This week: 323,672 avg 2635/day Deaths/million: 975   Hawaii total cases: 20,015 Island of Oahu total cases: 16,876 Deaths: Last week: 271 avg: 1.4/day...

Is Human Nature Anti-Nature?

Originally published December 18, 2008 Humans are as much a part of nature as any other species on the planet and while it is permissible to talk about the impact that human populations and culture have had on the planet, the idea that human nature is inherently anti-nature does...