Article by Bill McKibben in the Daily Kos.
"The most important piece of news yesterday, this week, this month, and this year was a new set of statistics released yesterday by the Global Carbon Project. It showed that carbon emissions from our planet had increased 5.9 percent between 2009 and 2010. In fact, it was arguably among the most…
Added by David Woolfson on December 12, 2011 at 12:23pm — No Comments
The global emergency that we face is nothing new to our species. As only being connective tissue for energy that has flowed for eons, and will continue to flow even after our imminent demise, we ebb and flow like the tide and sometimes the ocean changes and water becomes desert.
Let us not worry about changing the world. Changing ourselves is all that is needed. Understanding that small steps in life lead toward large changes, let us walk forward by recognizing the beauty that…Continue
Those who put their reason above their soul and emotions, are not ready to understand this, yet.
These people embody the cause of a lifestyle saturated with rationality, denigrating the emotional side of their nature.
These people assign a negative meaning to the word “visionary”, as visionaries emphasize emotions as much as rationality.
Things don’t change, visionaries remain what they are, it’s the point of view that changes!
Into an apparently…Continue
THE HEART’S MURMUR…MURMURATION OF THE COLLECTIVE HEART…ON THIS PLANET…
About Birds...and other matters...and remembering Loren Eiseley
As I watch the news, I reflect upon the role Twitter is playing in the shaping of world events, I remember the news images of the hotel bombing in India ...the images of flocks of birds flying back and forth in front of the cameras...the bombed hotel in the background. It was reported that Twitter posts played the first…Continue
Sensibili, sognatori e perché no: visionari!! Gli esseri che salveranno il mondo.
Coloro che antepongono la ragione al cuore e alle passioni non sono in questa fase i giusti interlocutori, sono il frutto di una società satura di razionalità e che denigra tutta la sfera emotiva, coloro che ci additano come visionari.....ed hanno ragione, ma non nell'accezione negativa che associano all'essere visionario.
Non cambiano i fatti ma se ne inverte il punto di vista.
Added by Maria Federica Di Paola on December 3, 2011 at 1:01pm — No Comments
Law of Interdependency
The law of interdependency states that by changing one's attitude from self concern to global concern, one positively affects the whole system of which one is a part, ensuring its survival.
Added by Stephen Israel on December 2, 2011 at 7:27pm — No Comments