As you may know, Muslims around the world are preparing to observe Ramadan, a month of fasting and religious reflection.And it comes at a difficultContinue reading
“You have to go to the pound. They have a Sheltie there.” Susan called me from work, her voice urgent. One of her clients hadContinue reading
Our corporate news media is very good at keeping inconvenient facts away from the public eye. A six minute video, by definition, cannot provide many startling revelations, but rather a starting point to become informed and hopefully take action.
As talks continue at the Paris climate conference, David Suzuki sees “signs of hope for an agreement to limit the escalating effects of global warming” and a more constructive role for Canada.
The post David Suzuki: UN climate talks offer hope for hum…
I've always been interested in ruined cities, from those buried in the sands of Egypt to those like this one in the jungles of Belize.ForContinue reading
Us humans seem to have trouble keeping the big picture in focus while we faff about feeling important about ourselves. Mother Nature just doesn’t haveContinue reading
If we are a caring society. If we acknowledge that there are a myriad of reasons why a community’s homeless population is homeless. If weContinue reading
Okay, religion might not poison everything. Christians attend a gay pride event apologizing for the crummy behaviour of many of their churches. And theContinue reading
It’s from last year but still resonates with power.Continue reading
The more we call a murderer an animal or treat a hero like a god, we not only dehumanize them, we dehumanize ourselves. What differentiatesContinue reading
This is where we come from and what we are doing. It’s not nice, it is mindboggingly stupid. Maybe it all just boils down toContinue reading
We all have dreams and hopes for a better future. It is good to remember that there is more that connects us than divides us.Continue reading
In regards to defining who we are, for all the importance we place on immaterial feelings, it is ironic that what is thought to make us human is that what makes us the most mechanical.
Just as hearing a small baby laugh makes us instantly smile, seein…Continue reading
Happy people dancing on Planet Earth, from Matt Harding’s “Where The Hell is Matt?” YouTube video series. Touching and fun. Humans the world over haveContinue reading
Yea us! *sigh* Filed under: Science Tagged: Carl Sagan, Humanity, IronyContinue reading