Category Archives: elder wisdom

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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The entire local permaculture guild seems to be watching this video: How Beavers Build Dams

I’m exhausted after four busy-as-a-beaver hours this afternoon in the GANG garden. Will watch the video tomorrow! Here it is: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/leave-it-to-beavers/video-how-beavers-build-dams/8847/ “Beavers are devoted to their work as dam builders and they are born equipped and ready for the job. … Continue reading

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Washington’s Blog: The Reality in Ukraine

If 9/11 won’t wake us up, will MSM state propaganda on Ukraine? Western Media Blackout on Reality in Ukraine Back in 1989, Raven stood on my shoulders from behind and cawed — no, screeched — as I was waking from … Continue reading

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Alan Watts, in 1970, on the devastating results of confusing mental constructs with living reality.

“We are in very serious danger of destroying the biosphere through pollution, overpopulation, poisoning our food, and lack of food. We really don’t know what to do. The human race has to learn to leave the world alone, and let … Continue reading

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Osho: Beyond Enlightenment into White Hole?

Okay, I’m going to start this commentary in a way that seems far, far off-topic. But hear me out. It’s all related . . . I’ve always been fascinated by experiments in human community, and have hungered to understand them, … Continue reading

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“Calamity Jill” (Abramson)’s Wake Forest Commencement Speech: “I’m talking to anyone who’s been dumped!”

Despite my own jaundiced view of mainstream media and those who aspire to such “power” through fancy colleges and such, even so, I do admire just-fired-from-New-York-Times-Executive-Editor-position Jill Abramson‘s fearless decision to go ahead and give a pre-planned Commencement Speech. And … Continue reading

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MAYDAY CALL to Take Back Our Democracy “generates overwhelming response in first week alone”

The sudden, unexpected “fame” generated by my friend Ben’s co-written piece on how democracy has degenerated into plutocracy continues to stretch beyond the usual 15 minutes. This time, not just in praise, but in creative response, by a Harvard Professor, … Continue reading

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