The protected Cathedral Grove, British Columbia, Canada. Photo by Sang Trinh/Flickr (Creative Commons) An interesting article over on aeon.co by Anna Greer that posits It's Wrongheaded to Protect Nature with Human-Style Rights. “After all, it is a hubristic belief in our own singularity and exceptionalism that’s partly responsible for destroying the planet. One thing seems certain: [...]
Back when I started dumping my social media accounts - for various reasons - the one I held on to the longest, almost a year longer than the others, was Instagram. I liked that it was primarily photo based and that seemed to invite people to post a different kind of content. There was little [...]
According to the World Happiness Report 2019: FinlandDenmarkNorwayIcelandNetherlandsSwitzerlandSwedenNew ZealandCanadaAustralia The USA ranks 19th, down 5 spots since 2017.
January of 2019 marked 15 years since I first started to commute to work by bike. Commuting to work by bike is something that would/could be a blog category all it's own. There's that much to say. I won't say it here. What commuting to work by bike did end up facilitating was The Lunch [...]
There's been quite a bit of ugliness down in the States the past few years, particularly on college campuses with 'deplatforming' and 'disinviting' of speakers, speakers and professors being shouted down, censured or even fired, mostly over free speech issues. A disturbing trend for sure. Professor Jonathan Haidt and others started an organization called the [...]