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23. October 2014

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Latest Media

My latest interview with Reese Jones is embedded below. ************ I was interviewed the day before I delivered a presentation in Auckland, New Zealand. The resulting article is posted here. The presentation was followed by an ambush. Check out the ensuing write-up here. ************ Pauline Schneider’s film, Going Dark, is embedded below. Password is Going […]

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21. October 2014

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Pauline Schneider’s Film (and More)

Pauline Schneider’s film, Going Dark, is embedded below. Password is Going Dark. Please support her efforts at the tip jar. She’ll not recover her costs, much less earn money, so you needn’t worry about her becoming financially wealthy on this effort. Going Dark Documentary from Pauline Schneider on Vimeo. *********** McPherson was interviewed on Paul […]

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19. October 2014

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Why We Should Welcome Our Demise—and Soon!

by Alton C. Thompson I take it as a given that our species is “on the way out.”  If for no other reason than global warming—or, as some prefer, “climate change.”  After all: As Bruce Melton noted last year, “In the last 28 years we [humans] have emitted as many greenhouse gas pollutants as we […]

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16. October 2014

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Recent and Forthcoming Travels

A recently completed, 12-day speaking tour to California and southern Oregon totaled more than 20 formal events and many additional informal ones. Big thanks to my friends Peter Melton and Wolf for their entertaining company, and to Peter for voluntarily taking on the task of my west-coast manager (and performing the task brilliantly). Yes, I […]

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14. October 2014

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Fiddling While Rome Burns

by Alton C. Thompson The fire, in 64 CE, that destroyed much of Rome came to have associated with it the claim that then-Emperor Nero “fiddled” while the city was burning.  Although Italy gave birth to the violin, this did not occur until the sixteenth century—making Nero’s “fiddling” in 64 CE impossible. This is not […]

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12. October 2014

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Where Are They? The Creatives of Our Generation

by Emma Fenton It’s a peculiar dilemma in a world which is becoming increasingly globalized by the minute, revolutionizing our mass media and transforming connectivity into a virtual network where another individual on the other side of the planet appears at the click of a button. Our internet empowers us to share critical resources, express new […]

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10. October 2014

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How to Feel Better

by Reese Jones The world seems to be falling apart … WHAT TO DO? In contemplating near-term human extinction, if one believes it to be coming to pass shortly, there is likely a terrible inevitability that can wrench the gut and tear the soul. And, if one has young children, the agony can be exponentially […]

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