Politics and its Discontents: Truly, Profoundly Disturbing

I have just finished reading a long article in National Geographic, one that, without any use of hyperbole, should disturb all of us deeply and profoundly. But thanks to our capacity to ignore anything that disturbs our worldview, the article’s dire warning will likely provoke little concern and no alteration of our bloated, cossetted and ...

Politics and its Discontents: Prognosis: Grim

Kevin Farmer, the lead letter-writer in today’s Star, captures nicely, I think, the irrational nature of humanity that does not bode well for our collective future: Re: Antarctic melt greatest in 1,000 years, May 16 As humanity continues to avoid meaningful action on climate change, an unavoidable future of climate catastrophe continues to take shape. ...