“And that’s exactly how you’ve been describing the current global warming situation. You paint it as if they’re nothing to be done on reducing the extent of warming, as mitigation is the ONLY thing we can do. I agree strongly with the need for mitigation.”

To clarity, what I’ve been…


An Autumn Reflection …

Chapter 10 — Step 2: Release

“The major problems in the world are the result of the difference between how nature works and the way people think.”

— GREGORY BATESON

“Modern society is in an extreme, pathological state of rupture from the reality of the natural…


… in reply to your most recent comment to me:

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Me: It has hit, we are spang in it and it is near peak.

Peter: I wouldn’t characterize it as truly having hit.

Me: When will you? Maybe when it directly affects you in North Carolina? …


“I swear Earth shall surely be complete to him or her who shall be complete, The Earth remains jagged and broken only to him or her who remains jagged and broken.”

— WALT WHITMAN, A Song of the Rolling Earth

Step Five: Revolve

Summer in the terrestrial sphere is the gentle euphoria that…


Chapter 3 — The Star Watchers

“A very small ivory plate excavated in the cave of Geißenklösterle, Germany, shows a manlike being … the research work establishes the hypotheses that the anthropoid represents Orion at the vernal equinox ca 30,000 BC, related to the heliacal rising and setting of Betelgeuse.”


Hamlet’s Mill, subtitled An Essay Investigating the Origins of Human Knowledge and Its Transmission Through Myth, is a vast work of comparative mythology, similar in scope and impact to the writings of Joseph Campbell. Giorgio de Santillana, a professor of the history of science at MIT, teamed up with researcher…


Despite the rather sensational title (and the clunky subtitle: The World Is Not as You Thought It Was), Civilization One is one of the most profound and intensively researched books about ancient cultures to come out in the last decade. …


In the past half century, a number of books have come out that use archeology and mythology to attempt to decipher what occurred on Earth in the prehistoric era (before 3500 BCE). One of the most notable of these is Cataclysm!: Compelling Evidence of a Cosmic Catastrophe in 9500 B.C…


As archeologists delve further into Mayan ruins, they have uncovered increasing evidence that the Mayans were aware of the pressure their civilization was placing on the region’s limited water resources. …


Brazil currently has one of the most vibrant economies in the world. As well as the obvious benefit to Brazilian society, this has had some detrimental effects: the Amazon rainforest is steadily being cleared by encroaching populations and the hunger for wood and land. However, the cleared land has revealed…

Jeffrey Joe Miller, MA — Clinical Psychology

Author of No Solid Ground: Renewable Contentment and Sustainable Happiness in an Age of Uncertainty.

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