Category: Environment

The Future is Coming – Get Ready for it!

  Aloha friends, I’m glad to be able to focus on positive changes to our future – there’s a link at the bottom that explains why the picture above is a happy one. Each week, I’ll send out a few links and maybe some thoughts on what is happening...

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...

Can humans be a part of nature?

How can humans be both a part of nature and apart from nature? What is nature? Is there anything that is not a part of nature? In our modern society we like to classify things as natural or man-made, thus we signify that things made by human beings are...

Antichrist News September 13, 2020 – Covid and Politics

Week of 9/13/2020   In memorium of those who died on 9-11 and the millions of Iraqi, Syrian, Afgani, Libyan, and other children who died as a result of our incoherent and selfish response to a terrorist attack carried out by Saudi Arabian extremists. Global Covid Cases: 29,055, 013...

Antichrist2020 News Week Ending September 06, 2020

Week ending 09/06/20 Global Covid Cases: 27,158,685 Global Covid Deaths: 885,129 New Deaths: 36,664 avg of 5238 per day down from last week’s 5450 per day US Covid Cases: 6,440,816 US Covid Deaths: 192,956 New Deaths: 6012 859 per day down from 937 last week – but as noted...

Antichrist 2020 News – Week Ending August 30, 2020

Week ending 8/31/20 Global Covid Cases: 25,282,859 Global Covid Deaths: 848,465 810317 New Deaths: 38,148 an average of 5450 per day, down from last week’s 5640 per day average US Covid Cases: 6,147,967 US Covid Deaths: 180,384 – 186,944 New Deaths: 6560 – average of 937- down from 1078...

News Update for Week of 8/16/2020

Week ending 8/16/20 Global Covid Cases: 21,715,859 Global Covid Deaths: 770836 New Deaths: 39,131 an average of 5,590 per day, down slightly from last week’s 5,845 per day average US Covid Cases: 5,541,022 US Covid Deaths: 172,836 New Deaths: 7576 – average of 1082 – just slightly up from...

The Shit is Really Hitting the Fan!

Wow. The stars are really lining up for massive change. Chaos at the Greek/Turkish border over the ‘catch and release’ of Syrian refugees into Europe from Turkey. Russia and Saudi Arabia getting into a gas price war that is going to screw American oil and shale extraction, North Korea...

A Manifesto of Peopolism

A Manifesto of Peopolism [pronounced {pee-ah-pol-ism}] For too long, humanity has boxed themselves into outdated and antiquated -isms that were created to describe different times, different strategies, and different human conditions than those which exist today. The -isms of yesterday are no longer useful – and in some cases...

A Few Questions to Ask Yourself – but you probably won’t bother

Question 1: Why are there five times as many empty(unoccupied) houses/apartments in as there are homeless people in San Francisco? (Source: https://sf.curbed.com/2019/12/3/20993251/san-francisco-bay-area-vacant-homes-per-homeless-count)   Question 2: How does the US Presidential Democratic Primary system work? Why does it matter? (Source: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/how-fivethirtyeight-2020-primary-model-works/)   Question 3: Why have we ignored that our...

The Problem with Everything

The problem with everything is that human beings have a tendency to take the short term self-interest choice over the long terms self interest choice. We are, for some reason, wired for it. I understand this, but I’m having a hard time explaining it in words. Let’s say there...

Schools are not safe in the USA – Nowhere in the USA is, actually

Another child murdered in a school today in the USA. 8 years old – doing nothing but going to school. I keep thinking of someone telling me it is irresponsible to travel overseas with my child – too dangerous – yes, but not as dangerous as staying home and...

2017 World Happiness Survey – Thoughts on Happiness

There are a lot of very short news stories about the Global Happiness Survey – most of them read something like “Norway is the happiest country in the world” – and then they talk about the top ten countries and the places and the place of the USA and...

Trash is cash and other stories of not wasting.

Think space exploration isn’t worthwhile? Wondering what we will use for energy when the oil is all gone? Are you disgusted by all the garbage our society produces? Check out this juxtaposition of the three seemingly unrelated ideas… Calgary-based AlterNRG’s plasma gasification technology uses a process developed for NASA...

Ramblin’ Man: Friends of the Trees

Michael Pilarski and Friends of the Trees by Vago Damitio Michael Pilarski is taking action to save the worlds forests.Inspired by Richard St. Brubaker, who promoted tree planting internationally; Pilarski helped found Friends of the Trees Society (FOTS) in 1978. FOTS mission is to double the worlds forests, inspire, enable, educate, and...

Is Religion the Answer to the Environment

While it would be nice to say that religion is the answer to the ecocrisis (and all the rest of our problems), the truth is not so simple. While there are many passages in holy books of the world that instruct believers to preserve, protect, and value nature (class...

True Social Justice as Societal Healer

True justice involves ‘removing social domination’ as well as removing the domination of nature. It is this ethic of domination which has led to the ills of our society and the degradation of our environment. By creating true justice, it is likely that we would also restore the imbalanced...

Living at the bottom of a Lake

I don’t think I would want to do this in the United States, the dike would be sure to break. Here’s something you don’t see every day: a town built in the middle of a lake, not on an island, but actually below water level. It’s the ancient city...

Another Junk coming to Hawaii

This time it’s an actual junk not a raft called Junk made of junk. I think this is pretty cool. What do you think? Maybe I can get a ride to Asia with them. “We built the boat and sailed it to prove it could be done,” said barefooted...