What else have I left off my maps? What truth have I yet to discover?
One example: Trader Joe’s has a Peppermint & Tea Tree Shampoo Bar. Instead of a liquid, packaged in a plastic bottle, this is just like a bar of soap. One fewer plastic bottle in the landfill or in the ocean!
If someone asked you what the defining characteristic of humanity was, what would you say? If someone asked you what human nature was, what would you say?
What I’m beginning to see is that there are two distinct voices within me. There’s the one I’ve been listening to loyally my whole life that is telling me that I am incomplete and wants to be whole. And then there’s the one who has been waiting patiently, telling me I am whole as I am, and calling me down the right path of my life, like a beacon in the fog.
Now that the campaign season is over, what do we do with all those political yard signs? Trash them? Keep them for memories’ sake? Florida beekeeper Alma Johnson has a better idea: donate them to help keep her honeybee hives warm.
De Witt’s lynching, perhaps more than any other single event, possessed Spinoza to write what are now considered some of the seminal texts in modern thought. What Spinoza could not have known, was that he – along with Hume, Kant, Leibniz, Rousseau, Voltaire, and many others – were also writing among the first chapters of The Story of Progress.
After all that we’ve seen over the last four years and last several centuries, are there still core values and aspirations that we can build around together? What exactly is it that we want to build back?
After the fall of the Roman Empire in the Fifth Century C.E., the Western world fell into what many Enlightenment-era historians and philosophers and many people to this day have pejoratively referred to as the “Dark Ages.”
Will you take a minute to send an e-comment to LA County Supervisors and the LA County Department of Regional Planning urging them to protect Los Angeles communities from oil and gas activities?
Food forests (or forest gardening) are a gardening or land management technique that seek to create a forest – usually in an urban environment – that is entirely devoted to growing edible plants.