Category Archives: Core thought

We are getting close to it being too late!

Originally posted on Learning from Dogs:
As in we humans living on this planet. Next Saturday I am giving a talk to our local Freethinkers and Humanists group on climate change. As a result of this I was doing some…

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There are far too many people on Spaceship Earth

… who lack basic essentials such as water, food, shelter, friends – and empathy. Especially that last. (Human) population is a serious problem; mainly because it’s crowding out the other residents of ‘our’ planet. The more serious issue, though, is … Continue reading

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The Grassroots Manifesto, by Don Lubov

Originally posted on Bobbing Around:
After many years thinking about this manifesto, it’s time to write it down and to share it with others. How a society treats its least capable and most dependent members is an accurate measure of…

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Don’t trash our future

It’s not just the big things; the little things matter, too. The UK is suffering from a litter epidemic. 226 million cigarette butts are discarded in England every year. £1 billion – the estimated cost of picking up litter in … Continue reading

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Revealed: oil sector’s ‘staggering’ $3bn-a-day profits for last 50 years

Vast sums provide power to ‘buy every politician’ and delay action on climate crisis, says expert Courtesy of Guardian News & Media Ltdunder guardiansyndication Open Licence Terms The oil and gas industry has delivered $2.8bn (£2.3bn) a day in pure … Continue reading

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We need to treat climate change as the emergency it is

There are still far too many in denial of reality. I’ve said it all before. I’m tired of being told I’m an ‘alarmist’. ‘Enjoy’ the heatwave, folks. And remember, from here on it only gets ‘better’.

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Republican Voices of Experience Speak Loudly

Originally posted on Filosofa's Word:
It’s one thing for someone like me, a mere political observer, to say that Donald Trump must be prosecuted for his crimes, particularly the crime of inciting an attempted coup to overturn an election,…

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The 4 r-s of sustainable usage

A guest post by Bob Richoriginally posted on Bobbing Around 1. Refuse Do I need this thing? Can I continue with what I have? If it’s not satisfactory, can I live a good life and simply accept the imperfection, or … Continue reading

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The Absurd Search For Dark Matter

Derek Muller: I am at a gold mine a couple of hours outside of Melbourne because one kilometre underground they are putting in a detector to look for Dark Matter. Let’s go. It’s going to take 30 minutes to go … Continue reading

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Mitakuye Oyasin – all are related

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. Chief Seattle (c.1790–1866) The other morning, the … Continue reading

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