The Great Lakes are considered the most extensive freshwater system globally, containing enough water to cover the surface of the United States 10 feet deep. Approximately 8% of Americans and 32% of Canadians live in the Great Lakes basin, formed by the glaciers about 10,000 years ago. In addition to the numerous species that rely […]Read more "GREEN JUNCTION: “Approximately 8% of Americans and 32% of Canadians live in the Great Lakes basin,” BY JULIE PELLER PH.D"
“It is difficult to love God with one’s whole soul, heart, mind, and strength and not do it in the state of life and environment where God has placed us.” ~ Louis J Putz CSC Putz was famous for saying “You Are Church!” his drive to have all members understand we are equal and we […]Read more "“You Are Church”"
This is a most interesting podcast from Rick Synder and Af Malhotra with Bill davidow who wrote the book The Autonomous Revolution Great listen for working out, riding your bike or on the treadmillRead more "neanderthals Living in Virtual Space"
Throughout civilizations, in all cultures and all periods we see, they often experience mystics in their writings and speaking/preaching. We seem to notice them most when a society is experiencing angst, suffering, and domination by others in their community. We hear their voices and their cries helping us to understand Mystics have traditionally and, for […]Read more "Hey Mystics, Wake Up"
AI must be understood in the context of Eudaimonia ~The Greater Good of Humans. Left in the hands of only corporations and including high tech globally, we will see the same cause-effect as at the beginning of the agricultural & Industrial revolution. It won’t be pretty! What we saw in the agricultural and industrial revolutions […]Read more "AI must be understood in the context of Eudaemonia"
“The history of the church, the early Benedictines, has shown that the early in ecclesiastical history the task of the clergy was to ASSIST the laity in exercising the latter’s prime role in the Church.” ~Louis J Putz CSC The key is education. What we are talking about is adult education. Regardless of denominations, most […]Read more "Education belongs to you!"
American homeowners use over 80 million pounds of pesticides to maintain their lawns, mostly for aesthetic purposes. Lawn service businesses that apply chemicals to kill weeds and feed grass have realized enormous growth just over the past decade. Trugreen reported revenue of 1.4 billion dollars in 2019. This seems to indicate that the American homeowner values a perfect green […]Read more "GREEN JUNCTION: “80 million pounds of pesticides ” BY JULIE PELLER PH.D."
When we look at the early period, the origins of Christianity, the reasons the desert mothers and fathers sought out the desert, a resistance to the world they saw as violent. I think we see the reasons we are called to be mystics, a voice in the desert, the wilderness of our lives, and the […]Read more "hold my hand and together we innovate, educate, and collaborate"
Autonomous Technology: “The pursuit of life, liberty, and happiness.” The Art of Humane Technology: Dose understanding History/Culture/Politics teach us about patterns, social change, and the meaning of life in the age of autonomous technologies? Will autonomous technologies bring us one step closer to a Re-Enchanting Society? How does technology change our lives on the one […]Read more "Autonomous Technology: “The pursuit of life, liberty, and happiness.” "
Did humans evolve with a purpose, or are we merely accidents? I think both Democrats and Republicans need to ponder this question as they “make sausage” or that matter create stalemates —an understanding of what it means to be human and the difference it makes. Vatican II laid out a roadmap for the Church in […]Read more "Thoughts I am pondering this week"