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Donald Trump would like to wish everyone a “Happy Earth Day!”

“The environment is not merely the place where we live and act, for the biosphere is the ground from which and within which we arise. The earth is not only our home, it is our mother.” – David Loy Headlines … Continue reading

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This planet

I attended the funeral of a church member yesterday. Now my “designated” protestant affiliation is with the Presbyterian church but if you have spent anytime reading my blog you know that I also mix in my Kool-Aid some Universalism, Buddhism … Continue reading

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The corruption of Trump in a nutshell

Maybe you have heard about this, maybe you haven’t but Trump’s henchman, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, a man whose name will become synonymous with many of this country’s greatest environmental disasters, has opened up the oceans for offshore oil drilling. The … Continue reading

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Another “Deplorable” Campaign Promise

I don’t want to out kick my coverage on this because he hasn’t made a “decision” yet but the answer seems pretty simple, the United States should not withdraw from Paris climate agreement. I don’t know if Trump is trying to … Continue reading

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Shifting Baseline Syndrome

I grew up in a large city in the Southeast. When I was a kid of eight or nine I remember getting several big snows each year, the kind that cancelled school for two or three days. Now why I remember … Continue reading

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Environmental garbage can

“If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.” –  E. O. Wilson We think … Continue reading

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Both sides of a Chinese coin

“The reverse side also has a reverse side”- Zen Proverb You have heard it said before, there are two sides to every coin. I am sure we all know people who feel very strongly, and passionately about their opinions or … Continue reading

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