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How Space Can Save Ukraine

According to a leading figure in the defense community, a retired general who prefers to remain anonymous, space can save us from the next Ukraine. Here’s how. Says the general, “Imagine this.  At 7:00 AM, Russia moves troops across the border into Ukraine. Fifteen...

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Grief or Ecstasy? Nature’s Hidden Command

The story of nature and the story of life is not a tale of plants, animals, and humans living in harmony with their environment. It is not a tale of a blissful balance.  It is not the story of a warm and loving equilibrium.    And it is not the story of a green...

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How Russia Aims to Ruin Your Life

So far, the Ukraine war has barely touched your  lifestyle and mine.  But that could soon change.  The change could come in four areas—your food, your electricity, your water, and your internet. It  all starts with oil.  In 2017, Russia and Saudi Arabia agreed to keep...

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From One, Many. From Many, One.

An essay by Joshua T. Calkins-Treworgy Author of “Roads Through Amelia”   Have you ever seen a mandala? Listened to the philosophical lectures of Alan Watts set to soothing music? When was the last time you sat and listened to a song that began with a single,...

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Seeing Is (Not Necessarily) Believing

An essay by Joshua T. Calkins-Treworgy Author of “The Big Tour”   A commonplace near-death experience that seems to share almost universal ties to people who have been on the brink of death, or by those who have been clinically dead and revived, goes pretty much...

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Which Does Nature Choose: Lock-Down Or Luxury?

Opposites are joined at the hip.  In our last episode, we watched nature use a single strategy that alternates between two opposites, thrift and extravagance.  We saw this thrift versus extravagance strategy at work in the tiny, bug-like creatures called tardigrades...

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How Putin Will Go Nuclear

We are in a war with one man, Vladimir Putin.  And Vladimir Putin is nuclear. Putin has made two kinds of nuclear threats.  He has threatened to use nuclear warheads.  And he has implicitly threatened us with deliberate disasters at the nuclear reactors he has...

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What Is An Omnologist To Me?

A primer from Howard Bloom, who coined the term, Omnology "can help make you the person youreally want to be instead of the person squashed into existence by a bunch of disciplinary boundaries.Omnology is a science, but one dedicated to the biggest picture conceivable...

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Putin’s Holocaust

Is Vladimir Putin using a policy of what US and NATO officials call “slow annihilation”[i] on the Ukraine?  And if he is, why is he doing it?  Why are Putin’s troops performing what even Putin-lover Donald Trump calls a holocaust?[ii]  Vladimir Putin’s first week of...

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