Category Archives: wild new ideas

Fever dreams, immigrants, osterizers, and resilience — no matter what.

Yesterday, for the first time in at least a dozen years, I was “sick.” By this I mean, I was “running a temperature,” “had a fever.” Somewhere around 99.6° to 99.9° all day. And of course, the accompanying aches and … Continue reading

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Decentralization Department: Microgrids!

While we debate the tired question of dirty, unsustainable, finite fossil fuel or clean, relatively “free” renewable energy, what may be the more important distinction is between centralized vs. decentralized power, whatever the source.  Dreams of gigantic solar arrays and … Continue reading

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Permaculture goes Mainstream! In today’s The Guardian, the delights of the Garden . . .

This is a great piece that appeared in today’s The Guardian, by the editor of Britain’s Permaculture magazine, showing the process and results of 24 years of transforming a wasted, ruined, denuded landscape into a complex and diverse paradise for all sorts of species, including, … Continue reading

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Cultural, Ethical Implications of the Shift from Soldiers to Mercenaries in the Internet Era

Core Issues: Mercenaries at War July 9, 2014 by Rose Day Exclusive to Exopermaculture A.K. After corresponding with Rose Day on a number of occasions, I appreciate her unusually discerning and potent thought process. After ISIS/ISIL presented its “Annual Report” … Continue reading

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Educate Ourselves Department, MONEY: History and Function of the Federal Reserve OR, quitting money altogether.

I read William Greider’s thick tome, Secrets of the Temple, all about the Federal Reserve at least 15 years ago; back then its revelations and conclusions were so shocking that I immediately went into denial. No more. I imagine I’ll be able to … Continue reading

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Frackin’ Dick Cheney

Update, 7/7/14: Add this to the mix: Five Surprising Places where Fracking Is Taking Off. Remember our favorite archvillian, Dick Cheney, he of the crooked mouth — Retired Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson rips Dick Cheney: He Isn’t Immoral, He’s Amoral … Continue reading

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Rescue Department: We know about dolphins, but what about elk, and hippos? And even, some people!

Which brings us back to the question, just what is intelligence? It seems to me that intelligence runs through all of life, through everything, seeking expression via the various senses different species possess, whether animal or vegetable or rock, or spirit … Continue reading

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