Category Archives: elder wisdom

Compare and Contrast: Hunger Games? Or Permaculture.

I couldn’t help but feature the following two posts together, despite, or really, because of how wildly disparate their messages. The first features what happens in a “black swan event” when one tiny cog in an enormous mechanical system suddenly … Continue reading

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Standing Rock Protests, in context: MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell on the “original sin of this country”

And check update, below:   Update, same day: Activist Bill Chisholm just sent me this: Protestors converge on pipeline firm after Corps of Engineers proves Native Americans were correct Standing tall at Standing Rock. At last, do the enduring values … Continue reading

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Some Reflections on “the opposites”: Life and Death

“Death sits on your left shoulder “— shaman Don Juan Matus, who author Carlos Casteneda claimed instructed him, back in the 1960s. Not sure that’s the actual quote, but it’s close. A message I have never forgotten. And actually, I didn’t … Continue reading

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On Shadows, both real and even more real.

Whatever old gunky stuff clogging up my lungs, infecting my body’s arsenal of “what is no longer needed,” seems to have been mostly purged yesterday — we’ll see! Don’t get cocky, Ann! Yesterday’s purge came one day after I had … Continue reading

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JOIN US! First North American Permaculture Convergence: August 29-31

At the 11th International Permaculture Convergence in Cuba, 2013, a gathering of North Americans proposed putting together the first North American Permaculture Convergence. It’s on. Check it out! And join us. Harmony Park (a 40-acre outdoor events venue with lake) … Continue reading

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Vladimir Putin, to the West: Stop Turning the World into a "Global Barracks"

What a fine turn of phrase! I have trouble imagining the furious? embarrassed? flustered? looks on the “sober” faces of Kerry and Obama and Gates, and all the other big boy puppets of Empire as they react to Putin’s decidedly … Continue reading

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Al Gore, on Climate Change: “It is now clear that we will prevail.”

Wow! Astonishing, given the doom and gloom assessment of most prognosticators who dare to place climate change in their crosshairs. And perhaps Gore’s assessment is strategic: the more we think we will prevail, the more energy we have to make … Continue reading

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Spectacular crop circle, June 17, 2014

So what does it mean? And who did it? And why? And how? The usual questions, and often, with no definitive answers. This one: hmmm. An open parachutte with crescent moon? And is part of the “tree of life” in … Continue reading

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Former Vietnam Marine: “You have my admiration, Sergeant Bergdahl”

Powerful writing by a journalist, mercenary expert, and untamed “fool” who’s seen it all and done it all, by the looks of his bio. For me, it’s pretty much impossible to disagree with his precise, nuanced, full-color view of how … Continue reading

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Are YOU in the 99%? Then check this out. OCCUPY Bernie Sanders for President.

Though I periodically give the finger to the two-headed beast that is the American political charade, I really do have to hand it to this activist, Patrick Waller, who argues that Bernie Sanders for President is the new Occupy. It’s … Continue reading

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