Feb
22

When a man is no longer allowed to make important decisions, he begins to think that the decisions he is allowed to make are important

When a man is no longer allowed to make important decisions, he begins to think that the decisions he is allowed to make are important. – C.N. Parkinson

Feb
15

I am outraged that so few people are outraged

Do we like being complicit?

Feb
15

A very helpful service for local food initiatives

A very helpful service for local food initiatives. Welcome to MeatSplit

Feb
08

Each of us tend to think we see things as they are, that we are objective

Each of us tend to think we see things as they are, that we are objective. But this is not the case. We see the world, not as it is, but as we are – or as we are conditioned to see it. – Stephen. R. Covey

Feb
02

100 million people here, 100 million people there

Pretty soon, you're talking about real money. The Population Reference Bureau, which in 2012 projected that the world population in 2050 would be 9.624 billion people, foresaw in 2013 a 2050 population of 9.727 billion, resulting from a slight rise in the global total fertility rate. There is little sign of consumption abating, with purchasing… Continue reading »

Feb
01

Carrying Capacity Deficit, Overshoot: the condition wherein the permanent ability of a given habitat to support a given form of life is less than the quantity of that form already in existence

Carrying Capacity Deficit, Overshoot: the condition wherein the permanent ability of a given habitat to support a given form of life is less than the quantity of that form already in existence. House of Cards Falling DownThese definitions are from Overshoot: The Ecological Basis of Revolutionary Change by William J. Catton, Jr.. Do not read… Continue reading »