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Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Carbon Emissions Stop Rising for First Time in 40 Years - Yes, we are on a "crazy train" for sure.   The problem and the solution are getting well-known and yet We the (crazy) People continue to allow our government and media to ignore it. The Howard S. Mar 18, 2015 12:43 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Some states fight to keep their wood fires burning - That problem is solved by rocket stove tech etc., efficient burning at high temperatures eliminates the waste.  So a low cost retro-fit for wood stoves would be good.   On Wed, Ma Howard S. Mar 18, 2015 12:11 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Placebos work -- even without deception - And that is the question scientists should be pursuing, how and why placebos work...  they can start with Bruce Lipton's research which has been verified many times over, intention matters. Howard S. Mar 18, 2015 12:07 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Some states fight to keep their wood fires burning - There is a lot of money to be made by some smart scientist who can build an inexpensive particulate matter scrubber for home chimneys. I think it w Ursula K. Mar 18, 2015 11:51 AM
Placebos work -- even without deception - Eric S.-My dog had nothing to do with this discussion, that was someone else. Also, telling folks they are getting a placebo does not mean it will not work for them. Doug ------ Doug K. Mar 18, 2015 9:41 AM
Watch Four Years of Oil Drilling Collapse in Seconds | Bloomberg Business - Business, Financial & Economic News, Stock Quotes - The crash in oil prices kicked off intense debate over when, and how, American producers would react. So far they’re still cranking out oil, but there are signs that a slowdown is looming. Chief among them: the record drop-off in drilling Doug K. Mar 18, 2015 9:34 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Homeopathy Gets a Reality Check in the UK « Science-Based Medicine - Still, homeopathy has made considerable contributions to medicine, like hygiene cleanliness and patient care.  The idea that "like cures like" is similar to the permaculture principle, "the problem is the solution" whi Howard S. Mar 18, 2015 9:11 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Carbon Emissions Stop Rising for First Time in 40 Years - That looks better than it is, at first glance. "Global emissio Eric S. Mar 18, 2015 8:59 AM
Here’s the movie you should send your climate-apathetic friends to see | Grist - The crux of the film is that the “climate change debate” is not a scientific one — it’s entirely political. People don’t deny climate change because they hate science or because they are stupid — they deny it because they’re a Doug K. Mar 18, 2015 8:33 AM
How human composting will change death in the city | Grist - For most people in this country, there are two options after death: You are buried or you are burned. The costs, both environmental and financial, are significant, but we accept these options because they are all that we know. One Seattle a Doug K. Mar 18, 2015 8:33 AM
Truth: Rooftop Solar Capacity Benefits All Ratepayers - The lie goes something like this: Households and business that install photovoltaic panels are doing so at the expense of other electricity ratepayers because they are “subsidized” by those that don’t have solar panels. The tru Doug K. Mar 18, 2015 8:27 AM
Carbon Emissions Stop Rising for First Time in 40 Years - Global emissions were unchanged last year, the first time that’s happened amid economic growth in four decades, according to the International Energy Agency. Carbon-dioxide emissions, which scientists say are responsible for climat Doug K. Mar 18, 2015 8:26 AM
The Insiders: Republicans move from denial to despair on climate change - The Washington Post - Ed Rogers’s piece last week on global warming is timely in a number of respects and worth reading to see how the Republicans, having lost their argument that global warming is not real and man-made, have shifted to a new argument: Global Doug K. Mar 18, 2015 7:32 AM
Cost of Renewable Energy Now Competitive with Cost of Fossil Fuels - Renewable Energy - MOTHER EARTH NEWS - Right now, a new solar photovoltaic (PV) system gets installed in the United States every four minutes, totaling about 130,000 systems in a year. That rate is expected to jump to a new installment every 80 seconds in the next year or two. S Doug K. Mar 18, 2015 6:34 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Homeopathy Gets a Reality Check in the UK « Science-Based Medicine - true - you presented your story  as only "your own story" however, your editorial bias obviously favored homeopathy in the "presentation" of your story whereas the data - well done studies - d vmorelli Mar 17, 2015 8:27 PM
FW: NPJC eblast March 17 - Dear Cumberland Greens, Eric S. Mar 17, 2015 7:01 PM
Monetary History Calendar - Howard S. Mar 17, 2015 5:37 PM
Fwd: Agroecology and the Brazilian Landless Movement-Film Freely Available Online - As one of the webmasters of NPJC, I've just received this email which might interest both Eric S. Mar 17, 2015 4:29 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Homeopathy Gets a Reality Check in the UK « Science-Based Medicine - yeah, I don't have a problem with science at all, I like science and I like hearing about studies and research, but I also understand that our system and its politics can have a negative effect on it just as it does religion and everyth Howard S. Mar 17, 2015 3:01 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Homeopathy Gets a Reality Check in the UK « Science-Based Medicine - Certainly life contains some things that scientists haven't figured out yet. But life also Eric S. Mar 17, 2015 12:42 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Homeopathy Gets a Reality Check in the UK « Science-Based Medicine - Yes, of course. I'm thinking there may be others quoting me, too, with a few curse words thrown in! ha Kara On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 11:43 AM, KaraBear Mar 17, 2015 11:56 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Republican obsession with Obamacare is all in their heads - Jill Stein and others did not forget it and in fact pointed it out.  Of course in the din of media driven political campaigns it was lost to most. On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 9:58 AM, Howard S. Mar 17, 2015 11:46 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Homeopathy Gets a Reality Check in the UK « Science-Based Medicine - Yes, how delightful, Kara, good one!  May I quote you?  " There's something bigger than science -- it's called Life. And Howard S. Mar 17, 2015 11:43 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] The Million Dollar Challenge - JREF - Hmm, since they can reject any experiment at any point for any reason I would say the money is safe, for one thing, as the intention is obvious and intention, some of us are learning, is very important. I've used dous Howard S. Mar 17, 2015 11:40 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Don't Believe Everything You Think: The 6 Basic Mistakes We Make in Thinking: Thomas E. Kida:[masked]: Amazon.com: Books - Statistics are no substitute for judgment. Henry Clay "When you reflect that your own father had to take such (allopathic) medicines as the above, and that you would be taking them today yourself, but for the introduction of Howard S. Mar 17, 2015 11:18 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Homeopathy Gets a Reality Check in the UK « Science-Based Medicine - I must admit I have not used homeopathy, to my recollection, but I think what Doug and others, in their quest to expose quackery, tend to ignore are the enormous contributions that homeopathy, and its founder, have  made to medical kn Howard S. Mar 17, 2015 11:05 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Homeopathy Gets a Reality Check in the UK « Science-Based Medicine - There's something bigger than science -- it's called Life. And Life contains wonders that can't be quantified, defined, or branded. How delightful. 'Imagination is more important than knowledg KaraBear Mar 17, 2015 10:28 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] The Million Dollar Challenge - JREF - Assuming anyone managed to complete a study that passed muster with 'the authorities', they'd soon have to give the money back if theirs was like most others that reveal the so called 'scientific truth' -- because KaraBear Mar 17, 2015 10:06 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Republican obsession with Obamacare is all in their heads - The greatest irony is that in 2012, after the Republicans had already been opposing Obamaca Eric S. Mar 17, 2015 9:58 AM
Homeopathy Gets a Reality Check in the UK « Science-Based Medicine - Martin,  As I have been doing here, I was perusing Salon and just happened across the latest article on the results of the META study (study encompassing many other studies, in this case, it looked at 225 studies!) on Homeopathy, and, Doug K. Mar 17, 2015 9:27 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Homeopathy Gets a Reality Check in the UK « Science-Based Medicine - My story was clearly shared as merely my own observation and experience, not labeled 'science.' Still, I happen to love anecdotes and make no apology for sharing them or trying to learn from them. They are directly related to m KaraBear Mar 17, 2015 9:01 AM
The Million Dollar Challenge - JREF - Anyone who can prove Homeopathy or dowsing works can get the Million dollars. Testing by agreed upon parameters.  Several have tried to prove Homeopathy works, all failed. The James Randi Educational Foundation Doug K. Mar 17, 2015 8:47 AM
Don't Believe Everything You Think: The 6 Basic Mistakes We Make in Thinking: Thomas E. Kida:[masked]: Amazon.com: Books - This is a great book that I am reading for the second time, something I rarely do, but the ideas are extremely important for those who want to separate truth from false beliefs. Doug ------------------------------­------------ Doug K. Mar 17, 2015 8:47 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Homeopathy Gets a Reality Check in the UK « Science-Based Medicine - The science of the anecdote! Kara, you're right to distrust allopathic methods - however you need to look up the natural history of ear infections before you attribute your cure to homeopathy vmorelli Mar 17, 2015 7:54 AM
Republican obsession with Obamacare is all in their heads -  But this article posits something psychological, a phenomena that has struck the GOP en masse: cognitive dissonance. It's a common occurrence. When we're confronted with a reality that sharply contrasts or denies a deeply held bel Doug K. Mar 17, 2015 6:51 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Homeopathy Gets a Reality Check in the UK « Science-Based Medicine - So Doug--homeopathy is not one of my issues, one way or the other, but I'm curious about what sparked this sudden cascade on the subject from you? On Sun, Mar 15, 2015 at 7: martin h. Mar 16, 2015 9:30 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Study: Homeopathy not effective in treating anything - Salon.com - I don't presume the motivations of others, Doug, as I said I "wonder" about them and suggested a possibility, call it a hypothesis.  The fact, as has been mentioned, that research is so very expensive does make one wonder sin Howard S. Mar 16, 2015 5:10 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Homeopathy Gets a Reality Check in the UK « Science-Based Medicine - Usually, the medical establishment respects medications that h Eric S. Mar 16, 2015 1:14 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] HOMEOPATHY, does it really work in animals? - Interesting. Though if that's the answer to the success of homeopathy, I wonder why it doesn't work with all attempts at healing -- such as when I took my son to the chiropractor for an ear infection (full story in an earlier p KaraBear Mar 16, 2015 1:02 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Homeopathy Gets a Reality Check in the UK « Science-Based Medicine - Thank you for sharing that story, Kara. On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 8:41 AM, KaraBear < [address removed] & Howard S. Mar 16, 2015 12:44 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Study: Homeopathy not effective in treating anything - Salon.com - Allopathic drugs that have been recalled, tainted, improperly administered, over-prescribed, accidentally ingested, tested/tortured on animals, etc., do FAR MORE physical and financial harm to the 'ignorant public' that any lit KaraBear Mar 16, 2015 9:31 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] HOMEOPATHY, does it really work in animals? - My cats can figure out a lot about what I'm about to do, just from my body language, and do Eric S. Mar 16, 2015 9:04 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] HOMEOPATHY, does it really work in animals? - Did your dog go into a distinct depressive mood the first time he saw you packing your suitcase? Or was it after learning through experience that you leave after packing your suitcase? Acutely sick animals and infants given homeopathic KaraBear Mar 16, 2015 8:53 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Homeopathy Gets a Reality Check in the UK « Science-Based Medicine - I'm not unhappy with the findings. I've seen homeopathy work in my family and that's enough for me. I'm certainly not waiting around for a study to confirm my own observations. As much as I appr KaraBear Mar 16, 2015 8:41 AM
Study: Homeopathy not effective in treating anything - Salon.com - A much more realistic, and kinder thought, Howard is that those who spread scientific truth are tired of seeing friends and acquaintances duped and ripped off by charlatans and pseudoscience. As stated in one of the articles I posted, Homeo Doug K. Mar 16, 2015 8:18 AM
Beer Brewers Unite to Call for Action on Climate Change | Mother Jones - This might get more folks to pay attention ==============================­==================== Global warming could harm your beer. Doug K. Mar 16, 2015 7:37 AM
Hippie Hill - A friend noticed someone biking through Murfreesboro, told him that he ought to  go up to Hippie Hill. A few days later, she noticed this article in the Murfreesboro Pulse: "Adventure Time with Timothy: We Made It labrat Mar 15, 2015 7:57 PM
Research shows that less religion means better societal health - Good article, terrible title. It does again illustrate how politics distorts religion just as it can distort science. This quote;   "T Howard S. Mar 15, 2015 6:51 PM
Adjusting the Fifth to a Finite Planet, Part 1 - Infinite-Planet Thinking is deeply embedded in our political economy. It’s there in the expectation that investments will pay off at a continually compounding rate. It’s there in the unquestioned consensus among elected officials that e Doug K. Mar 15, 2015 6:17 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage: Living Abundantly on 10% - If I remember correctly at least a couple of people from there, one I think was Ma’ikwe, came to one of our natural building workshops at the ETC when they were just getting started. She had lots of questions. Howard S. Mar 15, 2015 4:40 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] HOMEOPATHY, does it really work in animals? - The Dark Side???  Of the people I've met who are into using alternative modes of healing I would say they are much more on the Light Side, more in the Cultural Creative category.  But I can't say that is enough of a sampling to be Howard S. Mar 15, 2015 3:09 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Study: Homeopathy not effective in treating anything - Salon.com - That is for sure, Kara... I say use whatever works.  I wonder about the motivations of those who spend their time with the intention of debunking something that works for some people. I tend to think it an authoritarian Howard S. Mar 15, 2015 2:50 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Alternative Currencies Are Bigger Than Bitcoin: How They’re Building Prosperity From London to Kenya by Raúl Carrillo — YES! Magazine - hah, having since looked up the word "reactionary," I should have said I had a negative reaction, which is what I meant. On Sun, Mar 15, 2015 at 2:20 PM, Howard Switzer Howard S. Mar 15, 2015 2:36 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Alternative Currencies Are Bigger Than Bitcoin: How They’re Building Prosperity From London to Kenya by Raúl Carrillo — YES! Magazine - Yikes, mixed emotions galore to this YES article, so some of my comments may be a bit reactionary. This article seems to cover complementary currencies fairly well but the author is using that to cloak his obfuscation of money Howard S. Mar 15, 2015 2:20 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage: Living Abundantly on 10% - Preview not available Eric L. Mar 15, 2015 10:53 AM
Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage: Living Abundantly on 10% - In 1996, attracted to the low cost of land and the lenient zoning restrictions, a group of young Stanford graduates raised money from friends and family and headed to northeastern Missouri to set up what is now known as Dancing Rabbit Ecovi Doug K. Mar 15, 2015 9:08 AM
‘Epic Fail:' Feminism and Ecological Crises - NationofChange - Life on Earth is the scramble for energy-rich carbon; lately humans have dominated that competition; and now that domination is undermining life on Earth. We’re #1 for now, and it turns out that being #1 in this fashion means that over th Doug K. Mar 15, 2015 8:44 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Homeopathy’s Recent Woes « Science-Based Medicine - Placebos only work when you don't know they're placebos. These scientific studies, exposing homeopath Eric S. Mar 15, 2015 8:40 AM
Rate of Climate Change to Soar by 2020s, with Arctic Warming 1°F Per Decade - NationofChange - New research from a major national lab projects that the rate of climate change, which has risen sharply in recent decades, will soar by the 2020s. This worrisome projection — which has implications for extreme weather, sea level rise, an Doug K. Mar 15, 2015 8:16 AM
Homeopathy’s Recent Woes « Science-Based Medicine - Be careful what you wish for. In the last few decades purveyors of dubious medical treatments and products have been trying to go mainstream, and they have had some unfortunate success. They asked for serious scientific investigation into t Doug K. Mar 15, 2015 7:37 AM
Homeopathy Gets a Reality Check in the UK « Science-Based Medicine - Defenders of homeopathy are, of course, not happy with the findings of the STC. I find it amusing that in various news article defenders respond to the accusation that homeopathy supporters use deception and misdirection, by using deception Doug K. Mar 15, 2015 7:30 AM
HOMEOPATHY, does it really work in animals? - There is not a discussion about homeopathy where an apologist would eventually state: HOMEOPATHY CANNOT BE A PLACEBO, BECAUSE IT WORKS IN ANIMALS!!! Those who are not well-versed in this subject tend to be impressed, and the argument has w Doug K. Mar 15, 2015 7:27 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] consciousness - pretty cool video thanks vm On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 4:29 PM, Ita Hardesty Mason < vmorelli Mar 14, 2015 5:26 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Study: Homeopathy not effective in treating anything - Salon.com - Showing that the studies which have been done are sloppy is not the same as "thoroughly debunk[ing]" homeopathy. I am not a proponent of it as a rule, as much of it is pseudoscience, I will give them that. However, there are some si Lance G. Mar 14, 2015 2:01 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Study: Homeopathy not effective in treating anything - Salon.com - Kara - That’s my experience, also. It saved my cat from Rosalind M. Mar 14, 2015 1:48 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Study: Homeopathy not effective in treating anything - Salon.com - Try it on dogs and infants, who don't have expectations, and you'll see it works. Of course, I suppose one could say it's the belief of the administrator causing the positive effect...but, hey, if that's the c KaraBear Mar 14, 2015 11:54 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Why Are We Taxpayers Subsidizing Corporate Crime? - NationofChange - Of course, we pay for corporate crime systemically.  On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 9:55 AM, Eric Schechter < le Howard S. Mar 14, 2015 10:58 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Study: Homeopathy not effective in treating anything - Salon.com - That is a lot of money, $2.9 billion, for something that doesn't work but since belief plays such an important role in health and healing, homeopathy in that sense it does work for some... those who believe in it.   Howard S. Mar 14, 2015 10:53 AM
Keep fossil fuels in the ground to stop climate change | George Monbiot | Environment | The Guardian - If you visit the website of the UN body that oversees the world’s climate negotiations, you will find dozens of pictures, taken across 20 years, of people clapping. These photos should be of interest to anthropologists and psychologists. Doug K. Mar 14, 2015 10:13 AM
Duke Energy fined $25.1 million for groundwater damage from coal ash | Center for Public Integrity - North Carolina officials have slapped Duke Energy with the state’s largest-ever penalty for environmental damages, fining the utility $25.1 million for groundwater contamination caused by coal ash — the subject of a previous Center for Doug K. Mar 14, 2015 9:55 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Why Are We Taxpayers Subsidizing Corporate Crime? - NationofChange - Generally the settlements and fines are much smaller than the Eric S. Mar 14, 2015 9:55 AM
Alternative Currencies Are Bigger Than Bitcoin: How They’re Building Prosperity From London to Kenya by Raúl Carrillo — YES! Magazine - The Brixton Pound, Koru Kenya, and Mazacoin are all attempting to achieve a common goal: empowering people in a monetarily unequal world, from the bottom up. Doug K. Mar 14, 2015 9:48 AM
Why Are We Taxpayers Subsidizing Corporate Crime? - NationofChange - “Do the crime, do the time,” the old saying goes. Unless, of course, the criminals are corporate executives. In those cases, the culprits are practically always given a “Get out of jail free” card. Even the corporate crimes t Doug K. Mar 14, 2015 9:48 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] consciousness - LOL yeah those words are tricky, happy to have a spell checker. One thing that Bruce Lipton discovered in his research was that our cells are making creative decisions all the time and that it is not the nucleus of the ce Howard S. Mar 14, 2015 9:36 AM
Study: Homeopathy not effective in treating anything - Salon.com - Homeopathy, the medical concept based on the premise that “like cures like” has been around for over 200 years. Practitioners of homeopathy dilute a substance that produces a given symptom with water or alcohol with the counterintuitive Doug K. Mar 14, 2015 7:53 AM
MoveOn Petitions - Sign the People’s Brief to help protect the ACA! - Sign the People’s Brief to help protect the ACA! To be delivered to The U.S. Supreme Court Health care is a human right. That’s why I’m signing this People’s Brief to call on the opponents of the health care law to put Doug K. Mar 14, 2015 7:14 AM
coal ash stories - Statewide Organizing for Community eMpowerment (SOCM), The Tennessee Sierra Club, Climate Nashville, Ecogal - The Curious Consumer, Physicians for Social Responsibility, and Working Films will host a free open community martin h. Mar 13, 2015 10:10 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] consciousness - Ita Hardesty M. Mar 13, 2015 4:29 PM
How Activism Won Real Net Neutrality - NationofChange - The FCC adopted strong net neutrality laws that require all traffic on the Internet be treated equally. Today’s net neutrality rules would not exist without the tireless work of activists both in the streets and behind screens and will be Doug K. Mar 13, 2015 3:41 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] FUNdraiser - Hi Selena. Count me in.  I can provide assistance at the event and provide food such as cookies. I might also have jewelry or other items for the auction. Rebecca [masked] On Mar 13,[masked]:33 AM, Rebecca S. Mar 13, 2015 9:35 AM
FUNdraiser - I am helping with the Roof raising FUNdraiser dance that will be held on March 28th.  It is going to be very interesting and a lot of FUN!  Please let me know if you would like to volunteer to help or donate an item.  We need items Selina W. Mar 13, 2015 8:33 AM
Psychedelic Research - Between 1953 and 1973, the federal government spent four million dollars to fund a hundred and sixteen studies of LSD, involving more than seventeen hundred subjects. (These figures don’t include classified re Howard S. Mar 12, 2015 5:03 PM
This rusty steelworks is about to become a kaleworks | Grist - A defunct steel factory in Newark, N.J., is slated to become the world’s largest indoor farm. It’s hard to think up a more hopeful image: greens sprouting in the ruins of the decaying industrial economy. There’s a description of the Doug K. Mar 12, 2015 4:44 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] consciousness - Well, agreement on definitions can be a problem in communication but not if there is an understanding but definitions can and do change.   I would argue that the conventional wisdom on the source of consciousness is based on Howard S. Mar 12, 2015 4:12 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] consciousness - "Prove that I am what?" said he. On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 10:18 AM, Eric Schechter < leftymathpro Howard S. Mar 12, 2015 3:43 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Logs and spores for cultivating mushrooms - Talk to Martin.  He grows shitaki mushrooms. On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 8:59 AM, Ursula King < ursula.king@gma Selina W. Mar 12, 2015 11:37 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] consciousness - Eric S. Mar 12, 2015 10:18 AM
consciousness -  Meaning that we can't be certain of the definition of a word like  consciousness? If we can't agree on word definitions, then we can't communicate accurately.  And science has given us lots of inform Doug K. Mar 12, 2015 9:51 AM
FW: NPJC eblast March 11 - Dear Cumberland Greens, Eric S. Mar 11, 2015 9:40 PM
After 4 years, Fukushima nuclear cleanup remains daunting, vast - LA Times - The scale and complexity of what Japan is trying to do in the aftermath of the 2011 meltdown at Fukushima is mind-boggling. Decontamination plans are being executed for 105 cities, towns and villages affected by the accident at Fukusima Dai Doug K. Mar 11, 2015 7:54 PM
Thanks to California’s disclosure law, we’re finding out what’s in fracking wastewater, and it ain’t pretty | Grist -  From the report: Petroleum chemicals, heavy metals and radioactive elements, plus high levels of dissolved solids, are among the pollutants found in fracking wastewater samples tested under the new disclosure program.They include b Doug K. Mar 11, 2015 7:38 PM
Monetary History Calendar - MARCH 9 1933 – CONGRESS PASSES EMERGENCY BANKING ACT Among its provisions, the Act gave the President the ability to declare a national emergency and have absolute control over the national finances and foreign exchange of the Howard S. Mar 11, 2015 1:13 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] consciousness - Certainty: the enemy of science and religion.  On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 9:53 AM, Doug Kalmer < dougkalmer@gma Howard S. Mar 11, 2015 1:00 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] consciousness - Here's another perspective on it: We are a part of something bigger, that has Eric S. Mar 11, 2015 11:14 AM
Craigslist Saved 5M Tons of Stuff From Landfills—And 4 Other New Stats on Local Economies by Mary Hansen — YES! Magazine - Worker-owned co-ops? Public banks? Community-supported agriculture? Yes, please! Here at YES!, we’ve written about every strategy we can find for building a fairer economy, from the investment cooperative reviving a neighborhood in Doug K. Mar 11, 2015 10:05 AM
consciousness - I really like the idea that Buddhism will allow change according to science- Dalai Lama XIV quote on science- “If scientific analysis were conclusively to demonstrate certain claims in Buddhism to b Doug K. Mar 11, 2015 9:53 AM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] Logs and spores for cultivating mushrooms - I do shiitakes and get spores from Mushroom People in Summertown.  Oak works best, but I have also had good luck with black gum, although they don't last as long.  We have a lot more gum than oak out here.  I don't like to cut tr martin h. Mar 10, 2015 9:37 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] My atheist search for God - yup, I think the main difference is you see consciousness as emitting from your individual brain rather than a shared experience individuated. I include all being as sharing that consciousness, from rock to human, from water to helium, anyt Howard S. Mar 10, 2015 4:26 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] The New Religion - The point, the purpose, I suppose would be the sharing and co-creating an interbeing experience, a celebration of the connection to our higher selves with the hope that the message would attract many others with similar beliefs who had no p Howard S. Mar 10, 2015 4:05 PM
Re: [CumberlandGreenRiverBC] My atheist search for God - Howard, maybe we're quibbling over semantics again. I may be u Eric S. Mar 10, 2015 4:01 PM

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