Some bloggers these days post daily (or weekly) digests of things they’re reading. You don’t want some bland, decontextualized list. You want commentary. You want to read my list of depressing (and hopeful) news stories from the Interwebs, circa this week, 2009. (Oh, and I hella love Oakland.)
It’s well worth the ten minutes of your time, a very reasoned and sound argument not about (what I think is the unimportant issue of) whether or not climate change is actually happening and whether or not it’s human’s fault, but the more important issue of whether or not we act. In short, are you […]
for blog action day a buddhist-inspiried piece about the connection between the environment and human beings.
This is more of a reminder to myself that I’m supposed to write something by Monday about “the Environment.” I don’t really know what I’ll write been doing so much commenting lately a lot of ideas are bubbling but none of them have anything to do with the environment…. Anyway, if you’d like to […]
So I’ve decided to participate in this Blog Action Day thing. According to them: On October 15th, bloggers around the web will unite to put a single important issue on everyoneâ€™s mind – the environment. Every blogger will post about the environment in their own way and relating to their own topic. Our aim is […]
Over the past couple of days I’ve heard the phrase “media elite” or the “liberal media,” or some combination thereof, in a half dozen places including opinion pieces and letters to the editor in the Chronicle and on NPR. And it’s inspired me to write this rant. Those who think there is some uniform liberal […]
But here I draw the line. Just like this guy. (Read #11 closely.) Look. Science is little more than a methodology to enable human beings to explain their world through repetitive observations and measurable experiments to arrive at objective facts. One of those facts is that an overabundance of estrogen does not make someone gay. I refuse to allow anyone to use scientific jargon to promote a political agenda simply because when someone uses scientific jargon, well, hey, they must know what they’re talkin’ ’bout. But they don’t. And this guys doesn’t. So let’s ignore him and he’ll go away.