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Showing posts from June 19, 2011

Will Campbell on Racism in the Churches (Video)

We Plan Cities As Though Nothing Is Ever Going To Change

Smart cities, made in Japan | "The Japanese version of the so-called 'smart city' exists in a post-fossil fuel world. Alternative sources like the sun, wind and nuclear power are harnessed in mass quantities. That power is then distributed to buildings, homes and electric cars connected to each other through 'smart grids,' which monitor usage throughout the network to maximize efficiency."

Reliance on the four wheeled private car no matter how fueled is no substitute for revising how we plan and create new cities.

Charles Sanders Peirce Transcends Ken Wilber's Theories

The Roots of Integral Spirituality and Evolutionary Enlightenment in American Philosophy - YouTube: "I just wanted to share with you the highlights of Jeff Carreiras talk on The Roots of Integral Spirituality and Evolutionary Enlightenment in American Philosophy."
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This limns an interesting connection I think it transcends the arcane Wilber systematics And enters a realm at once more complex and easier to grasp Peirce is the anchor of the beginning point And it is from Peirce, Assagioli and Nietzsche That we can begin to assemble an understanfing of life and history as Willed values Universal  values that are in essence the imago dei  Impressed on every person for all time
When we move from consciousness and psychology to philosophy and ontology We arrive at the beginning point of a move beyond Aristotle and Descartes to an encounter with what Deridda called the unprecedented

The end of sprawl is not far away

The end of sprawl is not far away Driving and building costs more than our pay Everything needs to run differently Someday anon we will all be car free

Mike Pence's Planned Parenthood Vendetta

Pence is a liar beyond reprehensible If he succeeds he will cause more abortions He makes us ashamed to live in a country Where liars have power in such proportions
When lies come smoothly from such a mouth we need to fight back for all who will suffer if his vendetta against Planned Parenthood succeeds

Charles Sanders Peirce Was Copacetic (Video)

Gates is not wrong about our being financially in trouble

Bill Gates is not wrong when he says we are financially in trouble No doubt we need to get a hold on debt And will as we build toward prosperity But he is wrong to link supremacy and prosperity Our supremacy if it exists at all is built not our wealth Or on brute power It's build on championing values And being known by their fruits Tolerance democracy and helpfulness And then the wondrous core non-idolatry Worship no idols  And our willing that all have  the freedom that is theirs
Supremacy will rest on that championing alone

Cotton Song By Huddie Ledbetter (Leadbelly) Video

All truth we claim is fallible

All truth we claim is fallible It rests on what we sense right now We make a habit from this sense Until to some new truth we bow