21 Sep 2014
We are born helpless infants, creatures of pure need with little resource to give, yet we are fed, we are protected, we are clothed and held and soothed, without having done anything to deserve it, without offering anything in exchange. This experience, common to everyone who has made it past childhood, informs some of our deepest spiritual intuitions. Our lives are given us; therefore, our default state is gratitude. ...
16 Sep 2014
7 Sep 2014
Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist. - Kenneth Boulding (18 January 1910 – 18 March 1993), economist, educator, poet, religious mystic and devoted Quaker
Face to Face with Frank Rotering and the Contractionary Revolution