Read more "Y Combinator-backed Project Wren is aiming to make carbon offsets more consumer friendly — TechCrunch"
When Landon Brand and Benjamin Stansfield graduated from the University of Southern California this year, they already had the plans for Project Wren, their service for selling carbon offsets to a new generation of conscious consumers. Along with fellow co-founder Mimi Tran Zambetti (who’s still attending USC), Brand and Stansfield aim to make carbon offsets…
Read more "Class Zero Grad Speeches: Fail — Iowa Climate Science Education"
Once upon a time at secondary school graduation ceremonies students who finished with the best grades (Valedictorians and Salutatorians) took to the podium to deliver a speech each one wrote expressing his or her personal thoughts on that life passage. Not any more. In progressive, post-modern places, these speeches are now a canned performance: Now […]
What do you consider faith-based responsibilities for environmental care? How many times have you even pondered this question? When geese land gracefully in the local pond where they bathe and feed, do we feel a responsibility to ensure the water is free of pesticides and other harmful substances? When rabbits and squirrels run through yards […]Read more "Green Juntion 5 July 2019 BY JULIE PELLER PHD."
What is Ecotheology? I found this to be spot on…as the saying goes, and it is from Portland Seminary: “Ecotheology is a form of study and thinking that combines the disciplines of ecology (the study of organisms and their environments) and theology (the study of God and religious beliefs). Ecotheology examines creation through the lenses […]Read more "Ecotheology: It’s time for a hermeneutic"
Read more "Philosophy of a One — RabBits"
My daughter said she was thinking about taking a college philosophy class. I swallowed, hard. My exposure to Philosophy 101 in college was a single day many moons ago. I figured it was going to be a blow off elective course. I mean, easy, right? But when the sweater wearing professor came in with pointed […]
Read more "Is IQ more important than EQ? — Fun with Philosophy"
In a person’s schooling years, a high IQ is certain to make them pass with flying colours. We all hear about Albert Einstein having the greatest IQ, we all hear that intelligence is something that takes us far in terms of educational achievement. While it is a vital skill set of life, there is something […]
Read more "Architecture as Art or Business? Theodore Link weighs in . . . — Preservation in Mississippi"
Why do men select a profession in which real success, or at least eminence, entails a life of constant serious study, three-fourths drudgery, no play and rarely a reward of full, unstinted appreciation? Why will men knowingly attempt the impossible?