Essays

Longer articles from Kindling designed to offer a new way of looking at society, culture, politics, sustainability, progress, and conscious living.

Earth

Living Earth 101: A new vision for environmentalism and our planet

At its most fundamental level, Living Earth asks us to see our planet not as a big rock on which plants, animals, fungi, bacteria, and other life have sprung up. Rather, Living Earth asks us to view the entire planet – and everything on it – as one big, living organism.

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Why Trump gives me hope

Growing support for Trump’s ideas is not that they are becoming more popular. It is because those who hold them most dearly now feel more threatened – and therefore are getting louder – than ever.

Is “profit” a dirty word?

In a now-famous video, comedian Russel Brand passionately pleads:

[British Prime Minister] David Cameron says profit isn’t a dirty word, well I say profit is a filthy word… I think the very concept of profit should be very much reduced because wherever there is profit there is also deficit.

But is profit really a dirty word?