This turkey day we gather around the steaming food to defend ourselves against what is outside. We are seated facing inward, admiring the steaming aroma of the overkill. We pretend for an hour that we don't notice what is behind us, the climate rattling the windows and the families knocking on our door.
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How can we move forward after yet another attack like this? How can we hope to create a kinder planet? Start by asking this question, "What kind of world would I like to see?" And, "How can I contribute to creating that world?"
You live on a world of dry red rock. Something's missing. Air? Check. Gravity? Check. 294 days worth of Tang? Check, check, check. So, what could it be?
You might not be fully aware of it yet, but the evidence is all around us: humanity's impact upon planet Earth is now so profound that we are about t...
This video highlights and proves that Mother Nature is beautiful all year round. Unless you are a world traveler, we might not be so lucky to see all these gorgeous sights in person. So sit back with a cup of tea and enjoy these breathtaking views!
The concept of a Dyson Sphere is not a new one. It was first described by futurist writer Olaf Stapledon in his 1937 science fiction novel, Star Maker.
If happiness is the goal of life, then breeding is something that is going to take my happiness away more than adds to it. Breeding is definitely off my bucket list.
"Is it true you were once a member of a voyage to another planet?" a student asked. "It's true," the old man responded. "I was one of several hundr...
In light of new evidence that 2015 will likely be the hottest year ever recorded, Muslim, Hindu, Christian, Jewish, Buddhist and other religious leaders joined together at the Parliament of World Religions pledging faith-based action to combat climate change. The event took place in Salt Lake City, and brought together over 8,000 people from scores of faiths and nations.
Narcissism has become a defining feature of the human species. While it is a "sick" way of being in the world, it is maladaptive, not absolute. We each can continue to adapt. By choosing to change the way we think and behave, we each can heal what ails the larger organism of which we are a part so we all can be healthier in all ways.
I'm brand new at environmental activism. One thing I have learned over the past year is that it is easy to get discouraged. There's four myths that I think contribute to this, which I want to address.
Let me share with you something amazing: the drops of the U.S. and other stock markets have been occurring at the end of the Sabbatical year. In the Jewish calendar, the year ends in September, and the Sabbatical year (in Hebrew 'Shmita') is a once in seven year rest observed by some Jews in Israel based on teachings of the Bible.
We can only save our magnificent planet and habitat if we turn our ingenuity to it with full commitment and radical cooperation as warriors for the future. Veni, vidi, vigilo.
Out of nothing, something emerges. Swiftly, matter fills air. That nothing, of course, is always something. And that something is never nothing. Em...