The other day I was speaking to a small audience at a music festival and thought to allude to Brexit to make a point. Some in the circle looked a bit mystified, so I asked, “Everyone knows what Brexit is, right?” It turned out that quite a few of them did not.
After participating in a fire ceremony in Ubud, Bali, I had a few conversations with local people to clarify my feelings about rituals, tourism, and cultural imperialism.
What’s been happening in the Amazon in 2019.
What is sex?
The rat addiction studies also seem to validate the main features of the War on Drugs.
What about all those things that did come to you through hard effort?
War thinking permeates the public psyche. To build a peace narrative, we need to identify the existing foundational war narrative.
When you look at the horrid ruin we seem to have made of the planet, in spite of kind hearts and good intentions of most human beings, it’s hard to avoid the conclusion that some nefarious force has hijacked civilization, driving it towards ends that serve almost no one.
Of Almonds and Olives.
I hesitate to go too much into data about how much carbon can be stored through regenerative practices, etc. These numbers can be helpful to give permission to the inner bean counter that wants to do these things anyway
To the extent I am effective at what I do, it is because of you.