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Monthly Archives: February 2015
Well, that’s the end of my childhood. While I later came to consider that being in touch with one’s emotions is a really good thing, Spock was something of a hero to me as a kid, he was my favourite. … Continue reading
Stan Grof gave this talk at the SAND conference last year. If you’re not familiar with Transpersonal psychology, or psychology that overlaps into spirituality, you may find it an interesting talk. Particularly the mention of spiritual emergence and the … Continue reading
Something has to. Elon Musk is now working on batteries that will serve the home solar market. This has the potential to make genuine off grid living available to a whole new class of households, possibly even tenants. Wouldn’t that … Continue reading
Separation and loneliness is a huge issue right now. Important enough to interrupt the tech with a post about spirituality. Along with lots of discussion about meditation, in particular mindfulness, one sees articles about the outer darkness. The deep loneliness … Continue reading
What if we could stop making plastic out of oil, and start making it out of carbon pollution floating around in the atmosphere? That’s a good question. What if we could use all that Carbon? There are a number of … Continue reading
A number of industries are facing increasing pressure because of the rising awareness that humanity needs both carbon sinks, carbon based building material and fibres, and breathable oxygen. We’ve become accustomed to seeing media reports and social media awareness campaigns … Continue reading