By Dr. Dianne Saxe and Jackie Campbell
A dinner guest recently grumbled about municipal requirements that he disconnect his downspouts. Why are they making us do such a stupid thing,...
January 9, 2012 by Dr. Dianne Saxe Under disconnection, downspout, rain, sewer, storm, sustainable, water Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Downspout Disconnection – What’s the Point?
It all started with an email.
On July 13, 2011 Adbusters magazine sent out a call to its 90,000-strong list proclaiming a Twitter hashtag, #OccupyWallStreet, and a date, September...
November 2, 2011 by Dirk Becker Under change, economy, local, movement, occupy, relocalize, solution, sustainable Posted in FEATURE | 2 Comments »
Privatize the press and education system, disenfranchise the working class, corrupt the legislative process, and debase electoral politics, and society will plunge itself into a moral...
August 3, 2011 by Tristan Shaw Under civilisation, community, corruption, critical thinking, economy, education, ethic, humanities, local, politics, press, society, sustainable, tristan shaw Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Iconoclast – Why We Need The Humanities
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
April 14, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Under low footprint, simple, small house movement, society, sustainable, tiny house, voluntary simplicity Posted in FEATURE, MINDFUL LIVING | 2 Comments »
I have purchased several antique items over the last few years and as I use and admire these items I can’t help but wonder: is anything being built nowadays with planned endurance?...
April 13, 2011 by Dr. Larry Hill Under antique, larry hill, Obsolescence, sustainable Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Obsolescence
In our complex world, it is easy to divide “reality” into separate components, thus fail to see the interconnections between them all.
What is most exciting for me...
January 30, 2011 by Ian Gartshore Under bicycle, earth, energy, healing, love, planet, renewable, SPIRIT, sustainable Posted in SPIRIT | Comments Off on An Act of Spirituality
The world is a dangerous place. And the list of dangers includes our food supply.
If a government agency with a mandate to protect us from food-borne pathogens tells us a food is...
January 17, 2011 by Tsiporah Grignon Under agrarian, food, GMO, industrial, local, safety, sustainable, tsiporah Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on The Safety of Our Food
I’m “weird,” and proud of it.
Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not weird in the way many people use that word: I am socially capable, generally interesting to talk with, sometimes...
July 27, 2010 by Ian Gartshore Under biking, sustainable Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
Voluntary Simplicity (Part 2) – A Transition from Consumption
A life of simplicity means different things to each of us. For me, it means second-hand clothes and only cleaning...
February 28, 2006 by Julie Johnston Under consumption, helena green, mindful, simplicity, sustainability, sustainable, voluntary Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
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