Mass transit systems have the capacity to reduce traffic, gasoline consumption, and pollution. All of these are laudable goals. But the design of our systems is essentially unchanged from what it was 100 years ago. We can do a much better job. This essay shows how.
Those multi-level marketing opportunities sound great. Lots of money, little work, be your own boss. This article gives you a dose of reality. You’re going to hear the things they won’t be telling you at that great sounding sales pitch. The systems are cleverly presented, and even very intelligent people get sold, because you don’t figure out how it really works until after you are in it. The point of this article is to clue you in, in advance.
NAFTA Chapter 11 presents the most persistent, pernicious attack on civilization since Atilla the Hun. What is the threat, and how do we deal with it?
We could be living in a veritable Garden of Eden. It’s more than a pipe dream. We can get there. All we have to do is engage in 3-dimensional farming and bulldoze a few mountains….
At one point during his presidency, I had listed as many as 30 reasons that George W. Bush should have been impeached. In my memory, no President other that Richard M. Nixon had been more deserving of that dubious distinction. Here, I’ve gathered together the main reasons I recall, more than a decade later.
Even before he takes office, Donald Trump looked like possibly the most impeachable president in history, rapidly surpassing the incredible bar set by George W. Bush. After taking office, things have only gotten worse. Whether you like Vice President Pence’s politics or not (I don’t), any true patriot must agree that Trump is a danger to the country, and that removing him from office is a necessity.
Liberals hold to the idea that everyone should pay their “fair share” of taxes. Hell, I’d be happy if we could get the ultra-wealthy to pay some taxes. The bottom line is that we need a system of taxation that really works. Clearly, the plan we have in America does not work. Not even on paper. Let’s fix it.
Athletics are vehicle for uplifting and empowering humanity. Used with spiritual purpose, they are a powerful means of improving humanity — but that means rooting for your opponents to play well. In fact, what you really want is for them to play their very best!
It is a well-known teaching of Zen Buddhism that one should strive to maintain one’s consciousness in the here and now. Doing that certainly improves your awareness and your reaction time. But how do you be here, now, with love — especially when the world around you has every appearance of going to hell in a hand basket? The answer is to first be everywhere, always. Then you’ll be free to be here, now — with love.