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Science is Great but God is Green

Technology is presented as the solution to environmental problems but wasn’t it technology that got us into this mess in the first place? This won’t sit well with the people trying to sell us green gadgets but we may have to change more than just our light bulbs. The environmental crisis we face is more […]

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How Deep Is Your Love?

What we buy and what we give has far more of an effect then we might think. Whilst all products have an ecological footprint impacting some part of the planet; some have dire, specific consequences for both ecological systems and people. Beef from the Amazon, palm oil products from South East Asia and farmed tropical […]

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Snacking for the Planet

Eat Your Pet

Yeah we love animals! We love animals so much we chop them up on an industrial scale stick them in tins full of gravy and then feed them to other animals we call ‘pets’. In 2007 sales of food for cats and dogs alone amounted to US$ 45.12 billion . Ironically this is almost the […]

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Home is a giant spaceship with a rejuvenating supply of psychedelics onboard for all the crew!

As humanity has extended its reach the planet has seemingly shrunk giving rise to the concept of ‘Spaceship Earth’. If you have to go journeying through the cold, black void you really couldn’t really do better then our 6 star vessel. This baby comes equipped not just with the essentials (forests to produce oxygen, fungi […]

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Childhoods End?

Are you optimistic or pessimistic about the underlying nature of humankind? How much hope do you invest in our future? Depending on your perspective global warming will seem like either a crisis or an opportunity. If you are pessimistic about the nature of humans then you probably believe that we are just competitive creatures whose […]

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Why bikes shouldn’t have to follow the rules of the road

Cyclists are safer to carefully go ahead of traffic and jump reds because this makes them more visible to cars. Making this illegal endangers lives. If it is legal for pedestrians to cross a road anywhere irrespective of lights… why can’t cyclists? We are of comparable size and shape and weight. The cyclist and the […]

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Find Your Power, Chris Johnstone, Excellent Self Help Book

Find Your Power (Book Review)

Review of a self-help book by Dr Chris Johnstone. The book provides a detailed guide to creating change. Sometimes the motivation for change may be dealing with problems like smoking. In other cases we may want to change because we realize we could do more with our lives. Whether the decision is to retrain, change […]

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