Archive for the ‘Meaning of Life’ Category

    It was August of the year 1856. Summer was turning to autumn in Elberfeld, a small town in western Germany. Johann Carl Fuhlrott, a teacher at the local high school and an amateur naturalist and fossil collector, was heading purposefully in the southwest direction. A few days earlier Fuhlrott had received a message from a mining foreman working in a valley less than 15 kilometers from Elberfeld: two Italians workers   Read More ...

    In 15 sentences and 20 beautifully illustrated pages, There you go! by Oren Ginzburg brings out the absurdity of many of our attempts to bring ‘sustainable development’ to tribal communities/aborigines around the world. As Lodu Sikaka from India’s Dongria Kondh tribe says “It’s crazy when these outsiders come and teach us development. Is development possible by destroying the environment that provides us food, water and dignity? You have to pay to take   Read More ...

    Some parents really struggle. Like, “All the other kids have the terrible thing. So my kid has to have…No, let your kid go and be a better example to the other %^$# kids. Just because other stupid kids have phone doesn’t mean – “Well okay my kid has to be stupid otherwise she will feel weird.” You know, I think these things [mobile phones] are toxic, especially  for kids. It’s just this thing   Read More ...

    Everything’s amazing right now and nobody is happy. In my life-time the changes in the world have been incredible. When I was a kid we had a rotary phone. We had a phone that you had to stand next to. And you had to dial it. Do you realize how primitive (that is) – you are making sparks in a phone. And you actually hated people with zeroes in their numbers. If you   Read More ...

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    Posted on Jul - 10 - 2014

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    Posted on May - 25 - 2015

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