Jun
30

Who's your farmer?

Who's your farmer? Embedded Link Practical Sustenance | Practically Sustainable Local food. You know you want it. From the June 2013 issue of The Shuswap Fire Starter: Practical Sustenance: Make Your Calories Count. This entry was posted in The Firestarter Articles by Samara Sonmor. Bookmark the permalink. Google+: Reshared 1 times Google+: View post on… Continue reading »

Jun
30

Actions are visible, though motives are secret

– Samuel Johnson Google+: View post on Google+

Jun
16

“Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty

The obedient must be slaves.” – Henry David Thoreau Google+: Reshared 1 times Google+: View post on Google+

Jun
11

"If Wall Street paid a tax on every “game” they run, we would get enough…

"If Wall Street paid a tax on every “game” they run, we would get enough revenue to run the government on." ~ Will Rogers  Google+: View post on Google+

Jun
07

Those who follow the great part of themselves become great men, and those who follow…

Those who follow the great part of themselves become great men, and those who follow the small part of themselves become small men. – Mencius Google+: View post on Google+

Jun
05

Local food

It solves so many problems. Embedded Link Practical Sustenance: make Your Calories Count IF YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT, then I want comfort food. I could use some reassurance these days. But I don’t seem to get it from buying a lasagna out of the freezer section at the grocery store. Once, e… Google+: View… Continue reading »

Jun
05

Intelligence as an evolutionary dead end. 

"His argument was, you're just not going to find intelligent life elsewhere, and you probably won't find it here for very long either because it's just a lethal mutation. …With the environmental crisis, we're now in a situation where we can decide whether Mayr was right or not. If nothing significant is done about it, and… Continue reading »

Jun
01

McGinn needs to live a little

"McGinn himself believes that no matter how much scientists study the brain, the mind is fundamentally incapable of comprehending itself. "We're rather like Neanderthals trying to understand astronomy or Shakespeare," McGinn said. Human brains suffer from a "cognitive gap" in understanding their own consciousness, he said." Embedded Link Will We Ever Understand Consciousness? Scientists &… Continue reading »