Here is a powerful infographic based on a photo posted to U.S. Senator Mike Lee’s Facebook profile. Note how the photo is more effective than most infographics in presenting information — provided, of course, that you read the words that go with the photo. See those below: U.S. Senator Mike Lee: Behold my display of […]
The core values of our humanity that we display each day by allowing suffering and exploitation to continue are clearly out of step with our claims to civility as a modern society. One day we will realize that if we all gave much of what we have to others, in the spirit of cooperation, we […]
Pay for goods with cash – that is freedom from debt. Better still don’t buy goods that don’t offer food, shelter or clothing. Now you are moving towards real freedom and happiness and you will be helping to save our planet. — Steve Carlsson, author of Being Human: A Question of Survival Source: http://www.beinghuman-book.com/blog/happiness-and-debt
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George Monbiot, author of: Feral: Searching for enchantment on the frontiers of rewilding (to be published on May 30th, 2013, Allen Lane). Bring on the Apocalypse: Six Arguments for Global Justice (March 2008, Atlantic Books) ISBN 978-1843546566 Heat: How to Stop the Planet Burning (September 2006, Allen Lane) ISBN 0-7139-9923-3; U.S. edition (April 2007, South […]
Being Human: A Question of Survival, explores what it means to be human today and exposes the means by which economic activity works to capture the human spirit and ensure it operates to benefit the economic system. Being Human: A Question of Survival offers an alternative lifestyle that allows us to retake control over our […]
Many people from the West mistakenly considered Confucius, who lived 2,500 years ago, a Chinese religious leader. He was actually a philosopher, similar to Aristotle in the West. His philosophy emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice, and sincerity. He had more than three thousand disciples; most became high government officials. One […]
John Graves has been the managing partner of a mid-sized independent financial advisory firm for 28 years. His interest in the world of shale gas and oil sprang up from a question a client asked, “Isn’t this fracking thing dangerous to the Earth?” As a concerned citizen and as a financial analyst, he approached the […]