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The Tales of History are a Dead-End Road

Culture is what people do. It decays when people stop culturing. Changing a culture means changing what we do. Often, that will need a step by step transition as we negotiate obstacles. Even though we follow some backward meanders, the … Continue reading

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Casino Anxiety

The governments of UK, Russia, France, USA… have pursued constant and vicious war in regions, which could most destabilise the casino. The connection to oil and its pipe-lines is not direct, although oil is at the root. The direct connection … Continue reading

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Briefly on Utopia – or the 90% and the Tithe, Part Two

The perfect society and the perfectly adjusted individual may seem two different utopian views. If we say perfectly adjusted citizen, then we are thinking of the perfect society. If we think of the perfect human being, then we may be … Continue reading

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The Ninety Percent and the Tithe

I think it likely that 90% of our working time creates what we don’t need and also damages work to preserve what we do need. That is: most of our time is not only wasted but destructive. Of course, I’m … Continue reading

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Three Old Thoughts to Post Again

Thought One – . We measure climate change as an abstract idea balanced against the real problems of our lives. We see the truth of climate change, just as we understand that Earth is roughly spherical. We laugh at flat-Earthers … Continue reading

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Brexit

Just to keep us focused, dear Reader – Much of the Arctic is currently, in the heart of Winter and in total darkness, measuring two degrees centigrade above freezing. It is thawing. Just about every ancient, and nearly all modern … Continue reading

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The Cricket on the Hearth

We love fire. Our ancestors probably loved and used fire even before our mutation to homo sapiens. Now we’ve come to an impassable truth. Our fires have released so much gas that the benign climate which has supported our species … Continue reading

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