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Consciousness of Trees and Our Need to Move Beyond Simple Systems Thinking

| September 15, 2015

Trees and shall we say plants have much more going on than we’ve assumed. We need to pay attention. This powerful short video points to how our thinking needs to move beyond mechanistic thinking and even beyond simple systems thinking to a much more complex way of thinking about interrelationships. Even though the film depicts […]

Meat, Veggies, Water, Sentience, & Perplexities

| September 14, 2015

At certain times in my life, I tried following a vegetarian lifestyle. But, each time, no matter how careful I was, I couldn’t do it. I lost way too much weight the first and I was already very skinny; and I got sick a lot. The second time, I really got sick a lot. A […]