Monthly Archives: May 2017

Trump and Pope — and Stepford Wives? — photo op

I find this pic both iconic and unfathomable.  Zombie women (wearing veils for Catholic patriarchy but not for Saudi patriarchy?) with grinning Trump and dour Pope. Both women appear glassy-eyed, especially Ivanka. I bet neither one can wait to get … Continue reading

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Alt-Epistemology 101: Points of view and spacious openings

Reader Rose has turned me on to a new website: The International Reporter. Interesting. Not sure what its overall bias is at this point. But she’s right. The following piece, by William Engdahl, a repost from NEO, just cries out … Continue reading

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Mate and Rumi: We are all, internally, way bigger than “normal”

I start to grind my teeth when I think about the wonderful young people I know who, experimenting perhaps a bit too far with edges of many kinds, have been “diagnosed” and allowed themselves to fall into the pharmaceutical trap. As the … Continue reading

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Why am I so drawn to darkness? Because I want us to WAKE UP!

I do sometimes wonder about my propensity to focus on the very worst that the human race has to offer. Along with both writing, speaking and acting on templates for what might become the very best (see, for example, www.greenacresvillage.org), I … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS: Oregon organic farm saved from toxic chemicals, thanks to collective email action

YES! “The County has now agreed to work with us on a proper weed plan. Thank you so much for spreading the word.” Via Alex  Sherman County Backs Down After Receiving 40,000 Emails: Organic Azures Farms Saved 5/18/2017 by Jeffrey … Continue reading

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Alt-Epistemology 101: What, really, is a “conspiracy”? (And can we live without?)

  Like everyone else addicted to this hyper-connected internet world, I tend to want to “connect the dots,” searching high and low (and often in rutted paths) for new dots that will flesh in my old ones, lend them “credence.” … Continue reading

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A.K. Reader: Harmonic Emergence, what REALLY DID happen back in mid-August 1987.

Those old enough to remember Harmonic Convergence, that fabled August weekend back in 1987 promoted by Jose Arguelles and others that was to create a set point for the 25 years following, all leaning towards the Mayan Calendar end date … Continue reading

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Review of INHABIT: The permaculture movie

“Frankly, I must admit at times during the film, I was so engrossed with what I was seeing being done to grow food and food animals respectfully and with careful considerations for all aspects of the biosphere humans touch, I … Continue reading

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