The Formidable Human Brain

The Formidable Human Brain

The human brain gives us a lot for which to be grateful and fearful. Its ability to imagine gives us constantly shifting boundaries to cross, even if we often cross them without considering the consequences of our actions. It made us clever, social, emotional,...
The Need to Feed Organic Bird Seed

The Need to Feed Organic Bird Seed

U.S. Fish and Wildlife estimates that 672 million birds are exposed to agricultural pesticides annually in his country. 67 million die immediately, the longer-term effects are unstudied. Most bird seed companies use pesticides and preservatives on their products. That...
Cultural Potholes: Aging and Death

Cultural Potholes: Aging and Death

Nobody taught us how to age. Especially how to keep shuffling around, but not off, this mortal coil, while others move on, sometimes, tragically, way too soon. There’s a nagging whisper of guilt in our remaining here, complaining about the inevitable deterioration of...
Toxic Corporatocracy

Toxic Corporatocracy

The US Postal Service is being dismantled by corporations and their congressional shills in order to privatize all mail and package delivery. Oil and chemical companies convince ‘stewards of the land’, government departments and consumers that we all need toxic...
Fukushima: Patriarchy out of Control

Fukushima: Patriarchy out of Control

Nuclear reactors are a product of the ingenious male brain. Nuclear power generation in Japan is a result of male-dominated postwar U.S. policy to force the only country to be bombed “in anger” by nuclear weapons to accept nuclear reactors from the country that bombed...