This post draws an analogy between the Environment and the financial environment and suggests that we approach problems with the financial environment more like we do in the physical environment because both have their own ecological balances that can be upset.
Archive for November, 2010
Whether we like it or not, there’s just no way to know for certain whether or not God exists. For every argument suggesting the existence of an omnipotent creator of the universe, there’s a perfectly good counter-argument. One could try to reason that if there were no creator, nothing would …Read More
PEGI (see www.pegi.info) is Pan-European Game Information, actually a more detailed rating system than that used by ESRB, (Entertainment Software Ratings Board) which basically only rates for sex and violence. The PEGI system also includes flags for drug abuse, racism, and gambling. Rumor has it PEGI may currently be studying …Read More
Early explorers thought that California is an island. It might as well be. 2011 should be an interesting political year. It’s ironic that Repugnican former U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Tom DeLay has been convicted of money laundering just as his stupid white male ilk, led this time by …Read More
Richard Eskow makes a powerful point in a piece for the Huffington Post, leaving me wondering why the hell every other progressive in the country isn’t shouting it from the rooftops until it finally starts to penetrate the Washington bubble: Only 6% of Americans think Congress should concentrate on reducing …Read More
I follow U.S. politics because I think it’s important to know who’s pulling the levers of power in the world’s most powerful country, but it often feels like watching a game of football. The Democrats had possession of the ball for two years, and during that time they pushed legislation …Read More
When you look at the gap between where the human race is and where you think it ought to be, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed and hopeless. If humanity is going to survive and flourish, we need a revolution that seems beyond our grasp. We need to come together in recognition of the fact that the world’s current power structures must be dismantled and replaced with a resolve among all peoples to move toward a peaceful, sustainable existence.