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“You’re Only As Young As The Last Time You Changed Your Mind” Whole Earth Discipline – Stewart Brand

Update 9/9/10 Finished it! A little dry for all the facts but a very important read for me. It’s helped me realize my biases, and we can’t afford biases. Stewart provides a summary at the end of his book I hope will serve to whet your appetite to read this important book. Ecological balance is […]

Saul Griffith, “Climate Change Recalculated”

According to Saul’s calculations, in order to reach a goal of 450 ppm of atmospheric carbon dioxide in time to limit a global rise in temperature to 2 degrees C., we’ll have to reduce the amount of burned fossil fuels to 3 terawatts (of power). That means we’ll need to replace 11.5 terawatts with new […]

Nuclear Power Plants finally over by Amory Lovins of the RMI

This is amazing! Lovins was on the Charlie Rose Show saying this too. This is in complete contradiction to supposed “Greens” like Stewart Brand, James Lovelock (Mr Gaia , himself!), and others, saying we have to go Nuclear Power Plants to save ourselves!? WTF?! And a 4th media hit! Neil Young on Letterman mentions Lovins! […]

Paolo Soleri honored this weekend in San Fran.! Digital Be-In & EcoCity conf.

After 40+ years San Francisco seems to be the first city on the Planet Earth/Gaia to get a clue about Soleri’s work and ideas! Bucky Fuller mentions somewhere that on average it takes 50+ years for an Innovation to really catch on….so  10 more years to go!  Stewart Brand featured Soleri way back in the […]

Seminars About Long Term Thinking

I’ve mentioned this before, but these lectures are just SO GOOD I think it worth repeating. http://www.longnow.org/projects/seminars/ And check out what’s coming up. 02007 Dec. 14 (Friday) – Jon Ippolito & Joline Blais, “The Edge of Art” 02008 Jan. 11 (Friday) – Paul Saffo, “Embracing Uncertainty: the secret to effective forecasting” Feb. 4 (MONDAY) – […]