"The Peace of Wild Things
When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be,
I go and lie down where the wood drake
rests in his beauty on
"I don’t know why we keep building these fucking dams,” Adams said in a surprisingly forceful British whisper. “Not only do they cause environmental and social disasters, they, with very few exceptions, all fail to do what they were supposed to do in the first place. Look at the
Das neue Dorf – Ralf Otterpohl – Bewusstseinssymposium Davos 2019
Prof. Ralf Otterpohl leitet ein Institut an der Technischen Universität Hamburg in Deutschland, wo er zu Wasser, Humus- aufbau und ländlicher Entwicklung forscht und lehrt. Daraus sind die lebendige Zukunftsvision «Das Neue Dorf – Vielfalt leben, lokal produzieren, mit Natur und Nachbarn kooperieren»
"Science is a bit like the joke about the drunk who is looking under a lamppost for a key that he has lost on the other side of the street, because that's where the light is. It has no other choice." - Noam Chomsky
"If we don't believe in freedom
"Bright Green Lies exposes the hypocrisy of leading environmental groups. It asks the questions most refuse to ask, and in that questioning, uncovers profound truths." - Chris Hedges
"This disturbing but very important book makes clear we must dig deeper than the normal solutions we are offered." - Yvon Chouinard
Christopher Petit's 'Content' is a kind of hypnotic road movie, a meditation on the limbo of middle-age and the flatness of the digital age. The film isn't available for love nor money, so this is my Frankenstein construction from two badly corrupted online sources. The lesser version is from here
"Aber wenn man zehn Dinge verstehen will, versteht man in Wirklichkeit nicht einmal eines. Wenn du hundert Blumen kennst, "kennst" du nicht eine einzige."
"But intending to understand ten things, you actually do not understand even one. If you know a hundred flowers you do not “know” a single one.
The Times are Urgent, Let Us Slow Down
Author, speaker, lecturer, renegade academic, ethnopsychotherapeutic researcher and proud diaper-changer, Bayo Akomolafe (Ph.D.), is globally recognized for his poetic, unconventional and counter-intuitive take on global crisis, civic action and social change. He is Executive Director and Initiating / Co-ordinating Curator for the
The Dark Side of Chocolate is a 2010 documentary film about the exploitation and slavetrading of African children to harvest chocolate still occurring nearly ten years after the cocoa industry pledged to end it.
While we enjoy the sweet taste of chocolate, the reality is strikingly different for African children.
"Freedom is not defined by safety. Freedom is defined by the ability of citizens to live without government interference. Government cannot create a world without risks, nor would we really wish to live in such a fictional place. Only a totalitarian society would even claim absolute safety as a worthy
"I am a most unhappy man. I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is concentrated. The growth of the nation, therefore, and all our activities are in the hands of a few men. We have come
"You have to start with the truth. The truth is the only way that we can get anywhere. Because any decision-making that is based upon lies or ignorance can't lead to a good conclusion."
"The world is not sliding, but galloping into a new transnational dystopia. This development has not
"One of the things that is interesting about reading conspiracy theory is that much of what folks think is conspiracy is really many people acting in concert to make or protect their money."
"If we can't face it, God can't fix it."
Planet Lockdown - Catherine Austin Fitts
Boule: Episode 1- Sigma Pi Phi
Uncovering the History of the Boulè and the so-called black leaders from the early 20th century. The mysterious society of black elites, defining this group has evaded us all. Who are they exactly? And what is their purpose?
Boulè: Episode 2 [PREVIEW]
In June 2016 a group of beekeepers, farmers, community organizers, environmental groups, and concerned citizens banded together to host the “Keep the Hives Alive Tour” to raise awareness about the plight of pollinators and how toxic pesticides contribute to their decline.
Collectively, our mission is to educate the public of
The Spider's Web: Britain's Second Empire
Michael Oswald's film The Spider's Web reveals how at the demise of empire, City of London financial interests created a web of secrecy jurisdictions that captured wealth from across the globe and hid it in a web of offshore islands. Today, up to half
"If we can't think for ourselves, if we're unwilling to question authority, then we're just putty in the hands of those in power. But if the citizens are educated and form their own opinions, then those in power work for us. In every country, we should be teaching our children
In the winter of 1993, spiritual leaders of 7 indigenous nations of North America came to the United Nations to deliver their traditional prophecies relating to the earth.
Algonquin - Mi-kmaq - Huichol - Maya - Lakota - Iroquois - Hopi
They traveled from the four directions to bring their
"To control a people you must first control what they think about themselves and how they regard their history and culture. And when your conqueror makes you ashamed of your culture and your history, he needs no prison walls and no chains to hold you."
"Powerful people cannot afford to
"What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make."
"Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don't believe is right."
"Farm animals are far more aware and intelligent than we