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What is Truth?

What is truth? How do we know what is true? When one looks at the earlier evolution of this word in English and other European languages, one finds that it was created from something... 



The case for civil disobedience

The case for civil disobedience: my personal journey from oil sands consultant to arrested carbon buster As I packed for my short journey to the seaside town of White Rock, I explained... 



Are You In Charge?

The notion of choice is something I’ve been wrestling with for over 20 years, especially after reading several books on the matter and also taking a number of ‘personal growth’... 



Experiencing Life

What do you see as the purpose of being a human being? The purpose of being here? What is the point? These are some of the questions I have asked myself throughout my 53 years on this... 



The Tiny House Movement

This is a compilation from two blogs by: Alex of www.tiny-house-living.com and Gregory Johnson of www.resourcesforlife.com/small-house-society Tumbleweed home, Jay Schafer     ... 



Why Feminism?

Feminism (Part 2) – Why? [Part One in this series, which focuses on defining feminism and hears from mothers on the topic, is available online: www.synergymag.ca/what-is-feminism]. Our... 



Deconstructing Unilever

“Love Your Heart”, reads the back cover of the May/June 2010 issue of Synergy Magazine. It’s not an unexpected mantra to be found on the pages of Synergy, however, this particular... 



What Makes Us Tick?

What drives us, or “what makes us tick”, is an ancient question asked by philosophers, religious scholars, mystics and the curious for time immemorial. The time and space necessary... 



Stolen Watershed: Your Water, Your Life.

Several hundred island residents attended a forum May 30th in Nanaimo to discuss, share and learn about our world’s water crisis, the results of privatization in other countries and... 



Shaping Community With Intent

It’s a balmy spring Friday afternoon, I’m sitting on the hood of my car getting reacquainted with the sun as I wait to pick up my passenger, Stuart Coles, at the subway station... 



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