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Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Bernie Sanders: From hippie migrant to would-be president - The Washington Post - When I lived in Vermont, one of my friends lived on a farm that used to be a commune--he was the remaining resident, but it was where Bernie landed when he first came up from NYC.  Around the same time, he was sweeties with the woman who l martin h. May 4, 2015 10:15 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] The May 4 Shootings at Kent State University: The Search for Historical Accuracy | Kent State University - Preview not available Eric L. May 4, 2015 8:32 AM
House Passes Bill that Prohibits Expert Scientific Advice to the EPA | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building - While everyone’s attention was focused on the Senate and the Keystone XL decision on Tuesday, some pretty shocking stuff was quietly going on in the House of Representatives. The GOP-dominated House passed a bill that effectively prevents Doug K. May 4, 2015 8:07 AM
Tell Congress: America’s public lands are not for sale | CREDO Action - Republicans didn’t campaign on getting rid of America’s public lands and national monuments in the last election, but they sure are acting like it. First they attempted to pass a bill that would abolish the Antiquities Act, a hun Doug K. May 4, 2015 8:07 AM
The problem with Earth Day? Human psychology - The Washington Post - Earth Day is great for focusing initial attention, explains Elke Weber, a behavioral scientist at Columbia University who focuses on the environment and energy behavior. But the goal, she says, should be to use days like this “as a way of Doug K. May 4, 2015 7:49 AM
Horribly bleak study sees ‘empty landscape’ as large herbivores vanish at startling rate - The Washington Post - They never ate anybody — but now, some of Planet Earth’s innocent vegetarians face end times. Large herbivores — elephants, hippos, rhinos, gorillas among them — are vanishing from the globe at a startling rate, with some 60 perc Doug K. May 4, 2015 7:33 AM
Fracking Could Be More Dangerous Than We realize - The first indication sounded like a jet plane taking off, only it kept reoccurring day and night. Then there were the blinking lights. Her taps started whistling like there was a train coming. She developed “terribly caustic burns” afte Doug K. May 4, 2015 7:21 AM
Chipotle’s GMO gimmick is hard to swallow - The Washington Post - The peril, according to critics, Chipotle now included, is — well, disaster scenarios vary. Chipotle, in a news release, asserts that it’s holding out for “a consensus on the long-term implications of widespread GMO cultivation and co Doug K. May 4, 2015 6:50 AM
The May 4 Shootings at Kent State University: The Search for Historical Accuracy | Kent State University - On May 4, l970 members of the Ohio National Guard fired into a crowd of Kent State University demonstrators, killing four and wounding nine Kent State students. The impact of the shootings was dramatic. The event triggered a nationwide stud Doug K. May 4, 2015 6:46 AM
Bernie Sanders: From hippie migrant to would-be president - The Washington Post - Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) could be our first socialist hippie president. OK, so he's not going to win. But he's running. And Sanders's political story is nothing if not unusual. In fact, he first came to Vermont as a pa Doug K. May 4, 2015 6:40 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Is organic food safer and healthier? The guy in charge of U.S. organics won’t say. - The Washington Post - The benefit of organic production is more about pro Ursula K. May 3, 2015 4:50 PM
Bioregions: Notes on a Design Agenda - In myriad projects around the world, a new economy is emerging whose core value is stewardship, not extraction. Growth, in this new story, means soils, biodiversity and watersheds getting healthier, and communities more resilient. These see Doug K. May 3, 2015 8:16 AM
The Transformative Power of Climate Truth - Climate truth is not easy news to receive or deliver, and it takes fortitude to spread it. However, it is a message that people are increasingly ready to hear. The Climate Mobilization launched seven months ago, when we began spreading t Doug K. May 3, 2015 8:16 AM
8 States Dealing With Huge Increases in Fracking Earthquakes - A new report, released Thursday from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), identified eight states in the eastern and central U.S. where fracking operations have led to dramatic increases in earthquakes, primarily from the injection of the was Doug K. May 3, 2015 8:16 AM
2015 – The Year for Climate Justice and Degrowth - With the 21st Conference of the Parties taking place at the end of this year, the United Nations climate process is heading towards another climax. The aim is nothing less than the adoption of an international legally binding agreement limi Doug K. May 3, 2015 8:15 AM
Is organic food safer and healthier? The guy in charge of U.S. organics won’t say. - The Washington Post - Are consumers right to think that organic food is safer and healthier? It seems like a straightforward question, especially for Miles McEvoy, the chief of the National Organic Program at USDA. That’s the section of the federal gove Doug K. May 3, 2015 8:07 AM
NYTimes: Conservative Economics and Income Inequality Are Literally Killing Us. - Thirty-five years ago, babies born in the U.S. had an infant mortality rate equal to Germany. Today, American babies die at twice the rate of those in Germany. Thirty-five years ago, the U.S. ranked 13th in life expectancy for girls Doug K. May 3, 2015 7:55 AM
Watch: Bernie Sanders Blows Lid Off the Corporate Media’s Biggest Secret | Occupy Democrats - In this clip, Bernie Sanders is interviewed by Bill Moyers and exposes the corporate media’s dirty secret: that they waste the American people’s time with gossip and distractions while doing the corporations bidding and avoiding the mos Doug K. May 3, 2015 7:12 AM
The Carbon Divide - This week on Sea Change Radio we hear from noted environmental journalist, Andrew Revkin, about a recent Yale/Utah State surveyand mapping project designed to capture American attitudes about climate change and related policy. With thirt Doug K. May 2, 2015 8:40 AM
How for-profit prisons have become the biggest lobby no one is talking about - The Washington Post - Several industries have become notorious for the millions they spend on influencing legislation and getting friendly candidates into office: Big Oil, Big Pharma and the gun lobby among them. But one has managed to quickly build influence Doug K. May 2, 2015 7:53 AM
Local Police Stockpile Weapons Of War - NewsChannel5.com | Nashville News, Weather & Sports - NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A massive military build-up is underway right here in Tennessee. Local law enforcement agencies are snatching up huge amounts of weapons -- from the Department of Defense -- used in fighting in Iraq and Afghanista Doug K. May 2, 2015 7:39 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Did Tesla Just Kill Nuclear Power? - Forbes - The TVA commissioners should here about this. After the panel last week I talked to one of the commissioners and he said they did not include much Ursula K. May 1, 2015 7:10 PM
Did Tesla Just Kill Nuclear Power? - Forbes - It would be almost three hours until Tesla’s big announcement, but inside a Northwestern University classroom near Chicago Thursday night, the famed nuclear critic Arnie Gundersen had the inside scoop: Tesla Motors TSLA -0.04% CEO Doug K. May 1, 2015 5:56 PM
Patriot Act Faces Revisions Backed by Both Parties - NYTimes.com - WASHINGTON — After more than a decade of wrenching national debate over the intrusiveness of government intelligence agencies, a bipartisan wave of support has gathered to sharply limit the federal government’s sweeps of phone and Inter Doug K. May 1, 2015 5:50 PM
A short history of May Day - The history of the world holiday on the 1st May - May Day, or International Workers Day, held in commemoration of four anarchists executed for struggling for an 8-hour day. Originally a pagan holiday, the roots of the modern May Day Doug K. May 1, 2015 2:02 PM
Tesla’s $3,000 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy | TechCrunch - You almost certainly associate Tesla with cars — very cool cars — but the company has an even grander vision beyond that. Today, CEO and founder Elon Musk unveiled ‘Tesla Energy’ — a new business arm that is focused on ending our Doug K. May 1, 2015 7:56 AM
Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States - http://unsdsn.org/wp-content/u­ploads/2014/09/US_DDPP_Report_­Final.pdf Deep Decarboniza Doug K. May 1, 2015 7:46 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] A Vatican Declaration Seeks Equitable Clean-Energy Access in a Livable Climate - NYTimes.com - Preview not available Eric L. May 1, 2015 7:31 AM
A Vatican Declaration Seeks Equitable Clean-Energy Access in a Livable Climate - NYTimes.com - A daylong Vatican meeting on climate, energy, ecology and equity has produced a declaration that offers a promising vision for religious and secular leaders eager to foster a sustainable human journey. The event, attended by dozens of relig Doug K. May 1, 2015 7:28 AM
Golden Rice Licensing Arrangements - Breeding institutions in developing countries may obtain a licence to use Golden Rice from the Humanitarian Board. Applications should be based on a breeding program as part of which the provitamin A-production trait is to be introgressed ( Doug K. May 1, 2015 7:11 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Pope Francis Steps Up Campaign on Climate Change, to Conservatives’ Alarm - NYTimes.com - yippy Sharon R. Apr 30, 2015 7:07 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] A Lonely Quest for Facts on Genetically Modified Crops - NYTimes.com - I am not ready to say that I think golden rice is good. Golden rice may have adverse effects on human health and habitats that become apparent after longer use and study of its impact on systems. More immediately,  I am wary of a solution to Rebecca S. Apr 30, 2015 10:39 AM
Pope Francis Steps Up Campaign on Climate Change, to Conservatives’ Alarm - NYTimes.com - WASHINGTON — Since his first homily in 2013, Pope Francis has preached about the need to protect the earth and all of creation as part of a broad message on the environment. It has caused little controversy so far. But now, as Fran Doug K. Apr 30, 2015 7:36 AM
A Lonely Quest for Facts on Genetically Modified Crops - NYTimes.com - I agree Rebecca, Some use of gene modification is clearly doing good, like  http://goldenrice.org/  producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, Doug K. Apr 30, 2015 7:26 AM
Petition: Protect Tigers: Keep Them Out Of American Back Yards - Shockingly, there are about 5,000 captive tigers in the US — many more than in the wild. Almost all of the captive tigers are owned privately as pets — not by zoos or accredited institutions. Because there isn't a system to Doug K. Apr 29, 2015 4:39 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] A Lonely Quest for Facts on Genetically Modified Crops - NYTimes.com - Part of the problem may be that GMOs are a mixed lot. Some have been altered to increase tolerance for less rain while others are designed to be unaffected by herbicides. I have much more concern about the latter, and not just for the potent Rebecca S. Apr 29, 2015 4:09 PM
A Lonely Quest for Facts on Genetically Modified Crops - NYTimes.com - “You just type ‘G.M.O.’ and everything you see is negative,” he told his staff. Opposing the ban also seemed likely to ruin anyone’s re-election prospects. Yet doubts nagged at the councilman, who was serving his first two- Doug K. Apr 29, 2015 9:20 AM
U.S. Forced to Import Corn as Shoppers Demand Organic Food - Cornucopia Institute - Washington — A growing demand for organics, and the near-total reliance by U.S. farmers on genetically modified corn and soybeans, is driving a surge in imports from other nations where crops largely are free of bioengineering. Imp Doug K. Apr 29, 2015 6:47 AM
Wasting Away: Four states’ failure to manage oil and gas waste in the Marcellus and Utica Shale - Industry and its supporters have touted natural gas as a clean energy source and marketed it as an environmentally friendly “alternative” to other fossil fuels like coal and oil. However, the weight of scientific research and document Doug K. Apr 29, 2015 6:32 AM
Congresswoman Declares Pipeline and Oil-by-Rail Regulatory System "Fundamentally Broken" - “The system is fundamentally broken.” Those were the words of Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) during an April 14th hearing on oil-by-rail and pipeline safety. For anyone expecting the soon to be released oil-by-rail regulations to make Doug K. Apr 28, 2015 9:14 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] This American Life - This is an especially good episode of a show that's usually really good.I found it interesting, though, that they didn't mention that Richmond, California, where the second episode takes place, is one of the few towns in America wit martin h. Apr 28, 2015 8:40 PM
Free webinar on value of Kids in Nature - Hi Bio-regionalists, I am starting a new program for children 7-9 years old a Kate C. Apr 28, 2015 11:44 AM
Koch funded Heartland Institute sends scientists to correct Pope Frances on Global Warming - The Koch funded Heartland Institute is sending some of its industry compliant scientists to Rome to correct Pope Francis ideas about Global Warming. Koch-backed group sending ‘real scientists’ to school Pope Francis about ‘Bibl Doug K. Apr 28, 2015 10:20 AM
New Company Wants To Plant One Billion Trees Per Year Using Drones! | True Activist - A new company is hoping to reverse deforestation by using drones to plant trees. The company, BioCarbon Engineering, plans to disperse seedlings using drones, which could plant up to one billion trees per year. “We are going to cou Doug K. Apr 28, 2015 10:04 AM
How I Got Converted to G.M.O. Food - NYTimes.com - I, too, was once in that activist camp. A lifelong environmentalist, I opposed genetically modified foods in the past. Fifteen years ago, I even participated in vandalizing field trials in Britain. Then I changed my mind. After writi Doug K. Apr 28, 2015 7:42 AM
Laurent Fabius: Our Climate Imperatives - NYTimes.com - PARIS — Toward the end of this year, France will host the 21st United Nations climate conference. The aim? To reach a universal agreement that will limit the rise in average global temperatures to 2 degrees Celsius, compared to the pre-in Doug K. Apr 28, 2015 7:39 AM
How to be a happy environmentalist | MNN - Mother Nature Network - Can living sustainably help you live happily, too? For a year, Colin Beavan, a.k.a. No Impact Man, tried to bring his carbon footprint as close to zero as possible — in part to see if a greener life would lead to a happier life.   Doug K. Apr 28, 2015 7:38 AM
This American Life - OK. Take a second right now and just think about this. When it comes to the big hot button issues-- I mean climate change, and gun control, and abortion rights, and school vouchers, and affirmative action, and Obamacare-- OK. Do you know an Doug K. Apr 28, 2015 7:35 AM
Science explains your environmental leanings | MNN - Mother Nature Network - Psychologists wanted to know why some people are more likely than others to be proactive. Here’s what they found. Why are some people more likely than others to care about environmental issues like air pollution, climate change, Doug K. Apr 28, 2015 7:31 AM
The great unraveling of globalization - The Washington Post - “Even for the most successful multinationals, profit margins in international markets are on average lower than margins in the domestic market,” said Robert Salomon, aprofessor of international management at the NYU Stern School of Busi Doug K. Apr 28, 2015 7:30 AM
How the U.S. plans to combat Arctic climate change - The Washington Post - IQALUIT, Canada — The United States and seven other Arctic nations vowed Friday to work together to combat climate change at the top of the world and put aside tensions over Ukraine and Russian military activities. As the United St Doug K. Apr 28, 2015 7:01 AM
“Pagan statism”: The frightening corporate/Christian alliance that invented “In God We Trust” and “One Nation Under God” - Salon.com - In 1949, some of the country’s top advertising executives launched a national marketing campaign. They weren’t selling a physical product. They were selling religion. Before long, the Religion in American Life campaign was placing close Doug K. Apr 27, 2015 9:51 PM
Is Bill Nye a Hired Gun for Monsanto? » EcoWatch - Companies like Monsanto hope that casting doubt on the GMO labeling debate will cause us to get caught up in the proverbial weeds of the issue. So let’s get something straight: the debate over GMOs isn’t just about GMOs. It’s about th Doug K. Apr 27, 2015 10:17 AM
What the Single Ladies Have Wanted for More Than a Century - NYTimes.com - Communal living arrangements were embraced by 19th-century feminists. The activist Melusina Fay Peirce was advocating that women join together in a “cooperative housekeeping” system as early as the 1860s, Ms. Bolick notes in her book, w Doug K. Apr 27, 2015 7:56 AM
A Mere 125 Individuals (Top .01%) Account For 40% Of Campaign Contributions - It turns out it’s much worse than it seemed. When Occupy Wall Street, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren all championed against the 1 percent, they never mentioned the true scope that the an ever smaller percentage had in our campaign Doug K. Apr 26, 2015 1:01 PM
Article: The Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Death of the Republic | OpEdNews - On April 22, 2015, the Senate Finance Committee approved a bill to fast-track the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive trade agreement that would override our republican form of government and hand judicial and legislative authority t Doug K. Apr 26, 2015 11:54 AM
David Simon: 'There are now two Americas. My country is a horror show' | US news | The Guardian - The creator of The Wire, David Simon, delivered an impromptu speech about the divide between rich and poor in America at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Sydney, and how capitalism has lost sight of its social compact. This is an edited e Doug K. Apr 26, 2015 9:12 AM
The True Cost of Gun Violence in America | Mother Jones - HOW MUCH DOES gun violence cost our country? It's a question we've been looking into at Mother Jones ever since the 2012 mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, left 58 injured and 12 dead. How much care would the surv Doug K. Apr 26, 2015 8:02 AM
Obama Just Burned GOP Climate Deniers In "Anger Translator" Rant | Mother Jones - Funny 5 minute video- Towards the end of his annual speech to the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in the nation's capital Saturday night, President Obama got "angry." Aided by Luther Doug K. Apr 26, 2015 7:18 AM
Bigger Than Science, Bigger Than Religion by Richard Schiffman — YES! Magazine - The world as we know it is slipping away. At the current rate of destruction, tropical rainforest could be gone within as little as 40 years. The seas are being overfished to the point of exhaustion, and coral reefs are dying from ocean aci Doug K. Apr 26, 2015 7:07 AM
Bill McKibben: How a Lawyer From the Jim Crow South Shaped the Fight Against Climate Change by Bill McKibben — YES! Magazine - In his memoir, James Gustave Speth talks about his work to end climate change and why it's time for a new environmental movement. That environmentalism gave America clean air and clean water, which are great victories sufficien Doug K. Apr 26, 2015 6:58 AM
FW: NPJC eblast April 25 - Dear Cumberland Greens, Eric S. Apr 25, 2015 10:14 AM
EXPERTS WARN OF FATAL AND RARE TICK VIRUS IN TENNESSEE - Crossville News FirstCrossville News First - Health experts are warning the public about a relatively new tick-borne illness that has now claimed the life of an Oklahoma resident.  The disease, called the Heartland Virus, was first discovered in 2009.  There have been nine kn Doug K. Apr 25, 2015 9:32 AM
‘A Danger on Rails’ - NYTimes.com - Take 5 minutes and watch this documentary on oil by rail- http: Doug K. Apr 24, 2015 8:27 AM
Growth of Solar Energy Another Reason to Celebrate Earth Day - In 1970, the first ever Earth Day was held to demonstrate broad global support for environmental protection. At the time, the world’s population stood at 3.63 billion. Today, that number has more than doubled.   Well, guess what Doug K. Apr 23, 2015 6:23 PM
How Greed, Ill-will, and delusion are poisoning our institutions - from the article: It’s important to realize that we are not being manipulated by a clever group of powerful people who benefit from this process. Rather, we are being manipulated by a deluded group of powerful people who benefit materi martin h. Apr 23, 2015 2:11 PM
Republicans again appeal to theocracy - The Washington Post - Instead, it was a classic cultural skirmish: Democratic women defended reproductive rights and Republican men defended religious liberty. “This is another example of women being second-class citizens,” said Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.). � Doug K. Apr 23, 2015 6:54 AM
Why Are You a Republican? - The Washington Post - The interviewee, a Republican, drops the following: “The GOP has scores of racists. Under Richard Nixon’s blessing, the GOP took advantage of disgruntled Democrats in the South. They are still there and their children are there. This is Doug K. Apr 23, 2015 6:49 AM
The Return of a Simplot Conspiracy - The Daily Show - Video Clip | Comedy Central - Watch Jon Stewart's segment om GMO potatoes last nite- http://thedailyshow.cc.com/vid­eos/ixxwbt/the-return-of-a-sim­plot-consp Doug K. Apr 23, 2015 6:32 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] 10 Evil Corporations You Buy From Everyday - Listverse - Good article. But as a commie, I am obligated to add the brief Eric S. Apr 22, 2015 9:50 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Boorish - Preview not available Eric L. Apr 22, 2015 8:39 AM
EARTH DAY NETWORK - Everyday should be earth day. ------------------------------­------------------------------­- Scientists warn us that climate change could accelerate beyond our control, threatening our survival and everythi Doug K. Apr 22, 2015 8:15 AM
Geographic variation in opinions on climate change at state and local scales in the USA : Nature Climate Change : Nature Publishing Group - Addressing climate change in the United States requires enactment of national, state and local mitigation and adaptation policies. The success of these initiatives depends on public opinion, policy support and behaviours at appropriate scal Doug K. Apr 22, 2015 7:35 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] belief - Sharon R. Apr 22, 2015 7:23 AM
Uh oh. It turns out that carbon dioxide traps heat faster, much faster, than we thought. - Politicians, policymakers, and even scientists are fond of describing global warming as a problem for our descendants. For example, former U.S secretary of energy and Nobel laureate Steven Chu said that today’s damage won’t be seen for Doug K. Apr 22, 2015 7:07 AM
Elizabeth Kolbert's The Sixth Extinction wins Pulitzer for nonfiction. Read an excerpt. - Every day, every American in effect pumps seven pounds of carbon into the sea. Thanks to all this extra CO2, the oceans are now thirty percent more acidic than they were in 1800. Assuming that humans continue to burn fossil fuels, th Doug K. Apr 22, 2015 7:00 AM
10 Evil Corporations You Buy From Everyday - Listverse - It’s easy to sit back and blame corporations for the evils of the world. McDonald’s makes people fat. Advertising companies lie to sell their products. That guy at Starbucks is on a mission to ruin your mochaccino every morning. The lis Doug K. Apr 22, 2015 6:37 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] belief - Thanks for sharing where you're coming from, Doug--I appreciate this letter a lot. m On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 7:48 AM, Doug Kalmer < martin h. Apr 21, 2015 10:19 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] minding the earth, mending the world - correcting the subject line! On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 1:52 PM, martin holsinger < martin martin h. Apr 21, 2015 2:24 PM
minding the eart, mending the world - from the article: To successfully defend this miracle of biodiversity from our own limitless predation, we have to recover personal awareness of the full nature of mind. To fail to make this effort of knowing our own mind is to agr martin h. Apr 21, 2015 1:52 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Pascal’s Wager Debunked | Lucid Sin - We go to that which we are prepared to receive... Thanks Martin, Shalom Steaven Apr 21, 2015 1:38 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Pascal’s Wager Debunked | Lucid Sin - I'm not going to join Howard in calling you "boorish," Doug, but to post a refutation of the original form of Pascal's wager in response to an essay that's using it as a metaphor for how to empower the c martin h. Apr 21, 2015 12:31 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] 10 egregious myths the religious perpetuate about atheists, debunked - Salon.com - God is Love (1 John). Love is the fuel of consciousness evolution. Only Divine Love can break through the back and f Steaven Apr 21, 2015 12:03 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] 10 egregious myths the religious perpetuate about atheists, debunked - Salon.com - I respect everyone's belief and I would like to add that although some people will use someone's troubles/weakness as a time to convert someone to their beliefs, most people that I know don't.  I do think that God is Selina W. Apr 21, 2015 9:18 AM
Boorish - Boorish is saying there is no use explaining anything to me,  then adding another insult when you tried to Doug K. Apr 21, 2015 8:29 AM
10 egregious myths the religious perpetuate about atheists, debunked - Salon.com - Of course, the real reason atheists are so hated has little to do with jealousy for all their free time, but largely because most Americans are better acquainted with myths than with the realities of atheists’ lives. Unfortunately, athe Doug K. Apr 21, 2015 8:16 AM
belief -  My first epiphany about belief came to me while walking  back to grade school after my weekly Catechism class. I was raised Roman Catholic, but had a Jewish Dad, so I was exposed to Judaism during frequent visits with relatives. I went Doug K. Apr 21, 2015 7:47 AM
God did not create the universe, gravity did, says Stephen Hawking - OK, so there is no being, no intelligence, no higher power, just gravity is your god? That is not what you have been saying, Howard. God did not create the universe, gravity did, says Stephen Hawking Doug K. Apr 21, 2015 5:58 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] so...what does "religion" mean? - Howard, from what you are saying I think you must not have listened to the guy very closely.  "They had no knowledge of God" because they did not have the Western co martin h. Apr 20, 2015 10:15 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] God did not create the universe, gravity did, says Stephen Hawking - > I thought why not redefine the term Eric S. Apr 20, 2015 4:51 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] God did not create the universe, gravity did, says Stephen Hawking - Eric, I think it is weird how some people are not willing to let go of the most archaic of all conceptions of God while making the case that they don't believe in God, its a pretty self-serving tactic. Howard S. Apr 20, 2015 4:25 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Pascal’s Wager Debunked | Lucid Sin - Well, ignoring your boorish assumptions and unwillingness to consider my viewpoint, Pascal's Wager is a decision matrix in which I was replacing "belief in God" with "belief in Climate Change" to illustrate th Howard S. Apr 20, 2015 3:11 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] God did not create the universe, gravity did, says Stephen Hawking - Howard, if you just take any old thing -- e.g., the universe i Eric S. Apr 20, 2015 3:08 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] so...what does "religion" mean? - The definition of religion, which I've shared a few times comes from my Funk and Wagnalls dictionary, was not mentioned in his lecture nor even get near it except when he spoke of other cultures without a word for religion.  Howard S. Apr 20, 2015 2:29 PM
FW: NPJC eblast April 20 - Dear Cumberland Greens, Eric S. Apr 20, 2015 2:01 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] God did not create the universe, gravity did, says Stephen Hawking - "Spontaneous creation is the reason there is something rather than nothing, why the universe exists, why we exist,” Hawking writes.  Howard S. Apr 20, 2015 1:05 PM
co-ops - from the article: "Unlike their traditional for-profit counterparts, Open Cooperatives are oriented towards the common good in their statutes. They draw their membership from several classes of stakeholders to co-produce both ma martin h. Apr 20, 2015 12:07 PM
Putting the Real Story of Energy and the Economy Together - What is the real story of energy and the economy? We hear two predominant energy stories. One is the story economists tell: The economy can grow forever; energy shortages will have no impact on the economy. We can simply substitute other fo Doug K. Apr 20, 2015 8:57 AM
The Great Burning - Part two of a four-part video series. Released in conjunction with Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels. What will we do when the Great Burning comes to an end? In this short video, Richard Heinberg explores why The Great Burning � Doug K. Apr 20, 2015 8:28 AM
Tell President Obama: End tax giveaways to the 1% | CREDO Action - Just in time for tax day, Senator Bernie Sanders has figured out how President Obama can close massive tax loopholes with a few strokes of a pen, and he needs our help. In a recent letter to President Obama, Senator Sanders outlined Doug K. Apr 20, 2015 8:11 AM

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