They're too close to the trees to see the forest.
People in California or New York understand that Alaska is not so big.
They live in places where the wilderness once seemed limitless,
but they know it disappears.
-Edgar Wayburn, environmentalist and doctor (b. 1906)
Added by Peter Vizel on April 30, 2009 at 2:57am —
The Wall Street Journal published this article
the other day. "We asked architects to draw up plans for the most energy-efficient houses they could imagine. They imagined quite a bit."
Added by David Woolfson on April 29, 2009 at 2:30pm —
I am working for twenty years about the body language concepts including acupuncture méridians, human-voice, walking attitude. I am using Nutripuncture as major tool for this research. ( see Human-voice.com, Human-voice.org, apprentissage-marche.com and Nutripuncture.com web sites.
If you are interrested or are yourself involved in that research please let me know and let's discuss
Added by Patrick veret on April 29, 2009 at 11:00am —
Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able?
Then he is not omnipotent.
Is he able, but not willing?
Then he is malevolent.
Is he both able and willing?
Then whence cometh evil?
Is he neither able nor willing?
Then why call him God?
-Epicurus, philosopher (c. 341-270 BCE)
Added by Peter Vizel on April 29, 2009 at 5:03am —
has now been renamed and rewritten as a one-page powerful statement. This document, now posted in the left column of the site, can change the world with the support and signing on of tens of thousands and ultimately millions of global citizens worldwide! This web network will soon be be the main gateway to public endorsement and signing on to the WS2012 Declaration. Please view the new version and let us know… Continue
Added by David Woolfson on April 28, 2009 at 6:00pm —
Oh, would that my mind could let fall its dead ideas,
as the tree does its withered leaves!
-Andre Gide, author, Nobel laureate (1869-1951)
Added by Peter Vizel on April 28, 2009 at 4:50am —
First and foremost.... It is a Flu !! You get it and give it, like all other flues. Wear a mask and wash hands!
The article has many links embedded so it is good.
Added by Peter Vizel on April 28, 2009 at 4:21am —
Being coherently aligned while radiating compassion and care increases focus and effectiveness. However, any genuine care and compassion you radiate benefits the planet, whether or not you are in total coherence. You can radiate care and compassion for the planet while riding down the road, exercising, working in the yard, standing in a grocery line or at any time you can squeeze it in. It all counts and adds to the collective… Continue
Added by Peter Vizel on April 28, 2009 at 3:45am —
WE ARE THE ONES WE'VE BEEN WAITING FOR
When I first heard of Thomas Banyanca, a beloved Hopi Elder, I was attracted to his name. Years later I heard him speak to a small group in the mountain town where I lived. He sat on a folding chair with us gathered around him, looking as though he had just stepped out of a corn field in the Hopi Nation. His jeans, flannel shirt, old boots, and rough hands together showed us how closely he worked with the Earth. He spoke in a robust, friendly… Continue
Added by Peter Vizel on April 27, 2009 at 6:21am —
Good article ...
many more here Main page
Added by Peter Vizel on April 24, 2009 at 9:58am —
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous. -Confucius, philosopher and teacher (c. 551-478 BCE)
Added by Peter Vizel on April 24, 2009 at 9:30am —
....that leverages consumer power to make the most socially-responsible business practices also the most profitable choices. Businesses compete with one another to see who can do the most good, and then a big mob of consumers buys products in order to reward whichever business made the strongest commitment to improve the world. It’s the opposite of a boycott.
For more information please visit http://carrotmob.org.
Added by Attila Sule-Szigeti on April 23, 2009 at 4:59pm —
Scroll down and watch the 7-min video about Bill McKibben carrying a very similar message to what we, WorldShift 2012 are doing! I also inserted a link to the organization, messengers like Desmond Tutu (member of the CoB), David Suzuki, Bianca Jagger. If we are truly visioning a chain of events, 24 October could be the next chapter.
(Please excuse, the hyperlink thing doesn't work out for me… Continue
Added by Attila Sule-Szigeti on April 23, 2009 at 4:11pm —
The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund have lost their credibility, the UN is urged to take charge of the global issues.
Sustain-ABLE. Reuse-ABLE. Renew-ABLE. You are ABLE.
Added by Attila Sule-Szigeti on April 23, 2009 at 1:00pm —
Oh, how small a portion of earth will hold us when we are dead, who ambitiously seek after the whole world while we are living! -Philip of Macedon, king, father of Alexander the Great (382-336 BCE)
Added by Peter Vizel on April 23, 2009 at 2:54am —
of today - Earth Day - considering the severe impact of climate change on the USA by 2100 if no action against warming is taken.
Added by David Woolfson on April 22, 2009 at 9:27am —
List of all the countries and a a map of The Global Peace Index 2008
Added by Peter Vizel on April 22, 2009 at 9:11am —
When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great thought, another is born who is able to understand and admire it. -Joseph Joubert, essayist (1754-1824)
Added by Peter Vizel on April 22, 2009 at 6:53am —
Robert Bryce details the smartest alternative energy proposals out there
Christine Todd Whitman describes the clean, well-lighted world of nuclear power
Michael Klare warns of the global conflicts brewing over oil, gas, and nuclear energy
* Author, Gusher of… Continue
Added by Peter Vizel on April 22, 2009 at 4:19am —
From New York Times article
dated April 22, 2009.
WASHINGTON — With the global economic downturn deepening and confidence in the financial system still elusive, the International Monetary Fund estimates that banks and other financial institutions face aggregate… Continue
Added by David Woolfson on April 21, 2009 at 4:00pm —