In case you didn’t notice, I read a lot. On the one hand, I’m quite curious about everything. On the other, hey, let’s be honest, if I didn’t read a lot, I would have next to nothing to blog about except my day to day life, which would result in a total viewership of one:… Read More What adopting a Mode of Operation Imbibed in Learning can sound like
I wish I could take credit for the above mentioned interesting thoughts, but I can’t – mine are still a rather incoherent jumble of ‘but’s and ‘what if’s. However David Neiwert’s thoughts are far from jumbled, and here are some of his eloquently presented thoughts on the topic. Marine parks like Sea World can be… Read More The Sea World tragedy – some interesting thoughts
It was the 20th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre yesterday (December 6th), and while it’s great to see an increase in awareness and desire to end violence against women, I can’t help but wonder at the futility of any subsequent policy if we, the people, don’t take ownership of them to create not only a… Read More Violence against women and global climate change – yes, there is a link I promise!
Here are some nifty ideas, taken from the October 2008 issue of Oprah, on how to turn your cell phone greener (and no, it doesn’t involved buying a new green faceplate. That’s for St-Patrick’s Day, not for the environment). 1. Hit the Right Note: Why settle for a simple brrnnnng when your phone can chirp… Read More Some fun cell green ideas
Marie-Claire’s blog offers a lot of interesting sites and posts to visit. There is one in particular that hit me, especially in the wake of the post I wrote on The Story of Stuff earlier this week, and that is the link to a photographic arts show by Chris Jordan. It’s title: Running the numbers:… Read More Consumption shock
Stuff. It’s all around us. Some of it is essential. Some of it is less essential. Some of it isn’t essential at all and some of it is totally ridiculous. I’m a child of the 80s and a product of the intense awareness-raising campaigns that were done in schools back then to encourage recycling. If… Read More Review: The Story of Stuff, by Annie Leonard