Beliefs

Technology

I have just returned from Ouray, Colorado, as spectacular a mountain setting as can be found in many places around the world.  The men of European descent who first came here in the late 1800s Read more…

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Communnity

Urban Farming?

I’m busy ice-climbing this week enjoying the beauty of the mountains of Colorado!  More regular posts once I get back from playing. I live comfortably in a house much to big for my needs, although Read more…

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Beliefs

The Exponential Function

Some Left brain stuff today. The late Professor Al Bartlett at University of Colorado-Boulder spent many years doing public talks about the concept of growth and sustainability in connection with modern economic business thinking and Read more…

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Beliefs

Energy options

In the late 1970s I recall watching a BBC science show that showed at least four main different hydrogen fuel options. The researchers were all from the big engineering universities like MIT, CALTECH, and Oxford, Read more…

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Beliefs

The Hierarchy 1

“People will listen when they’re ready to listen and not before. Don’t waste time with people who want to argue. They’ll keep you immobilized forever. Look for people who are already open to something new.” Read more…

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Skepticism

I don’t pretend to be a top philosopher, but I listen (and read articles and blogs) to people who claim to be skeptics, but then I look at what they are really saying. What most Read more…

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Beliefs

Health – Food 3

As I have been trying to emphasize, healthy food makes healthy humans. Michael Pollan says that when you walk into a modern store, you should avoid the center isles that carry all the processed and Read more…

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Beliefs

Health – Food 2

I saw a great quote yesterday – “The elite create myths in order to debunk myths they don’t like” – could have been something straight out of writer Eco Umberto’s ‘Foucaults Pendulum.’ An anecdote I Read more…

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Beliefs

Health – Sickcare 2

Obviously before modern medicine, people were still dying in droves of relatively minor things like infections and undefined ailments. The point I am making is that medicine and pharmaceutics insist that there is only ONE Read more…

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Beliefs

Different Truths

At age 16, when I questioned an ordained cleric on religious doctrines I was told that I should simply accept the beliefs without question. But I could not reconcile what they expected me to believe Read more…

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