OLR Workshop Wrap and Redo

There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more ~ Lord Byron   The latest version of the Only Love Remains workshop was held 16-18 March …

Catch Me Near Portland, Olympia, and Seattle

You can catch me at SOAK 2018, 25-29 May 2018 at the Justesen Ranch near Portland, Oregon (on Facebook, too). I’m scheduled for four events, one each morning and also one each afternoon on Friday and Saturday, respectively. After SOAK, which is advertised as a regional version of Burning Man, I’m scheduled to visit Olympia …

Mailbag: Wishful Thinking

Wishful thinking is one thing, and reality another ~ Jalal Talabani   Jack writes. He never thought he’d die. Surely I don’t believe what I write. I respond, for reasons completely unclear to me. I try to be kind, even to people unwilling to use an online search engine. I sure hope you are wrong. …

Edge of Extinction: Moving Uphill Won’t Save You

  Thanks to my all-volunteer booking team for seeking additional volunteers in support of my speaking tours. If you would like to host me in your area, please send me a message at guy.r.mcpherson@gmail.com I’m featured in a video series that airs now and then. Catch all released episodes of the Guy, Fawkes, and Jamen …

Tim Bob: Edward Abbey and Me — Game of Plows

  Thanks to my all-volunteer booking team for seeking additional volunteers in support of my speaking tours. If you would like to host me in your area, please send me a message at guy.r.mcpherson@gmail.com I’m featured in a video series that airs now and then. Catch all released episodes of the Guy, Fawkes, and Jamen …

Do What You Love

The weight of the world is love. Under the burden of solitude, under the burden of dissatisfaction. ~ Allen Ginsberg   I learned a lot about love at the homestead I developed and recently sold in New Mexico. The primary motivation of the exercise, beyond heading off the Sixth Mass Extinction, was to extend my …

Edge of Extinction: Prediction vs. Projection, Exemplified

Further clarification: My prediction of human extinction by 2026, which is based on my interpretation of near-term future temperature rise, does not project into the future based solely upon prior data. Sam Carana sometimes uses projection of extant trends to predict future temperature, often using the exponential function. My prediction is based upon the combination …