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5 Steps Society Must Take to Avoid the Worst Impacts of Climate Change

By |2017-10-24T21:15:48+00:00January 21st, 2017|Climate, Climate Change, Climate Justice, Environment, Global Warming, Society, Uncategorized|

By Dr. David Suzuki [1] / AlterNet [2] January 12, 2017 The longer we delay addressing environmental problems, the more difficult it will be to resolve them. Although we’ve known about climate change and its potential impacts for a long time, and we’re seeing those impacts worsen daily, our political representatives are still approving and [...]

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diverse acts of courage…

By |2017-07-21T03:10:56+00:00January 19th, 2011|Critical, Determination, Humanity, Moral High-Ground, Reality, Uncategorized|

"It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped.  Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope; and crossing each other from a million different centers of [...]

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an informed public…

By |2017-07-19T20:59:05+00:00January 5th, 2011|Culture, Humanity, Information, Knowledge, Political, Society, Uncategorized|

  “Responsive leaders prefer knowledge and information to be spread as widely as possible among the population, because an informed public is necessary to govern effectively, independent thought produces original ideas and is the key factor by which we progress as a society. When independent thought is stifled society is and will remain stagnant until [...]

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lose their common sense…

By |2017-06-30T14:54:52+00:00January 2nd, 2011|Information, Knowledge, Society, Technology, Uncategorized|

"Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense." - Gertrude Stein *** "It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any level without leaving traces, bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information." - William Gibson *** "Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. [...]

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the curse of poverty…

By |2017-06-30T14:44:30+00:00March 23rd, 2010|Authority, Culture, Human Rights, Humanity, Militarism, Security, Society, Uncategorized, War|

“The curse of poverty has no justification in our age. The time has come for us to civilize ourselves by the total, direct, and immediate abolition of poverty.” - Martin Luther King Please read this article if you have the time. War, Racism and the Empire of Poverty - When Empire Hits Home, Part 1 [...]

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Education is the process of socializing the individual…

By |2017-06-30T12:49:41+00:00February 23rd, 2010|Education, Humanity, Life, Reality, Society, Uncategorized|

  "Education is the process of socializing the individual, where "society" is understood as a kind of organism, the encompassing and embracing organization of the human spirit. People are connected as individuals to this group known as society. The individual and group mutually influence each other. Thus, so long as we live in society, individual [...]

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