WARNING: May contain opinions
This evening I visited Slaithwaite Civic Centre to hear a talk “The Coming Perfect Economic Storm and Transition Towns” by Nicole Foss, Stoneleigh from The Automatic Earth web-site. The event was organized by Marsden & Slaithwaite Transition Towns.
Nicole Foss is an internationally renowned researcher, currently on a speaking tour of Europe. She was the main speaker at the 2010 National Transition…Continue
I'm increasingly feeling that the lack of progress in the world is due to the undermining of democracy and therefore increasingly feeling that defending and promoting democracy is the only way to ensure progress in the world.
Yes here are incredible advances in technology and science, there are also social advances that have been made, but just imagine how much more advanced the world would be if people could work together to improve things rather than compete.
If it wasn't obvious before the 2010 General Election, it should be obvious now; politicians are for sale.
If you have liberal views there's no political party representing those views as the Liberal Democratic party has been taken over by people with conservative views.
If you have socialist views there's no political party representing those views as the Labour party has been taken over by people with conservative views.
If you have conservative views then as Henry…Continue
The insufferable arrogance of human beings to think that Nature was made solely for their benefit, as if it was conceivable that the sun had been set afire merely to ripen men's apples and head their cabbages.
Savinien de Cyrano de Bergerac, États et empires de la lune,…Continue