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Chris Hedges: Defending Our Civil Liberties

"A culture that does not grasp the vital interplay between morality and power, which mistakes management techniques for wisdom, and fails to understand that the measure of a civilization is its compassion, not its speed or ability to consume, condemns itself to death." ~ Chris Hedges, Empire of Illusion: The end of Literacy and the … Continue reading Chris Hedges: Defending Our Civil Liberties

Concern For Nature: Part I

“The clouds appeared and went away, and in a while they did not try anymore.” ~John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath Today is Monday, April 22, 2013, "Earth Day." I am deeply concerned for my pristine home, Santa Cruz County, California; for our air, water, and soil. Society sits poised on the brink of loosing … Continue reading Concern For Nature: Part I