For thousands of years, male hierarchy has controlled our destiny, but it has also created most of our problems. Why are women better suited to be the leaders we need?
American inequality is chronic. But just ranting about it will not create a fair balance between profit and common good. Today’s landlord-tenant system leaves the landlord with the money and the renter penniless. Here are the systemic changes we must make to guarantee good homes in good communities for all.
Society is made up six concentric circles, each getting smaller and closer to enlightened as one moves inward to knowing. Yet, the common belief of what enlightenment is, is wrong. How so, and why this view is important?
The brightness of our children’s future is more of a matter of what we do not do vs. what we do in attempts to solve perceived problems. Less will be more for all.
For decades the U.S. Forest Service and BLM has been seeking out and cutting large dead trees in Federal forests to prevent areas from being listed as critical habitat for endangered species. This may be an intentional civil and criminal violation of the Endangered Species Act. [Photos]
Despite any effort we make, all recoverable fossil fuels will be burned anyway. Climate change is a symptom of more pressing issues to be concerned about.
Nature evolves to fill a gap or overcome a challenge. Sustainability dictates that nature does not over-evolve. However, human language and reasoning capacity is probably 10x over-evolved than is necessary to find food, mate and survive. What problem was the human brain evolved to solve? What is this power that has been created? What is the danger?
What if we could predict the future to know what is best for our children and grandchildren? Would we act on what we know?
Question: What do inequity, billionaires, denuded landscapes, drought, over population, and homelessness have in common?
Answer: Economics. The very thing we rely on to sustain us is our Achilles heal. We need to change our view of Economics from the panacea for all of our ills, to severe skepticism.
Freedom gives us rights. Rights come with responsibilities. Responsibility requires empathy. Empathy is selflessly changing your life for another; also known as love.