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ARE WE ON THE EDGE OF CULTURAL EVOLUTION TAKING US TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY?

Part 4 in a Series on Evolution and Sustainability BY Jim Harding Cumulating evidence suggests it’s been billions of years since our solar system took shape and several billion after that to get to the stage where the complex biology … Continue reading

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HARPER GOVERNMENT ADDS SENIORS TO “ATTACK LIST”

Prime Minister Harper is coming out of the political “closet”. He has likely struggled to keep his political agenda to his inner circle; trying to appear moderate enough to slip through the first-past-the-post system to get his majority. His reactionary … Continue reading

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WAKE UP MEN: THE SUSTAINABILITY CLOCK IS TICKING

In recent weeks I’ve seen two disconcerting documentaries on men: “The End of Men” and “The Disappearing Male”. You might want to find them on Doc Zone. “The End of Men” chronicles how the ongoing economic crisis has eroded many … Continue reading

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‘FREE MARKET’IDEOLOGY: SUGAR-COATED BUT NOT VIABLE

It’s a great idea that the individual should be responsible for his or her health. But this is becoming untenable in an era of mass industrial production and related environmental-health crises. We’ll have to update our views of personal and … Continue reading

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Population and Morality: Why The Disconnects ?

We’ve come a long way as a species. There were only one million of us, today’s Saskatchewan population, on the whole planet prior to the agri-cultural transformations of 10,000 years ago. Population growth was slow as empires rose and fell, … Continue reading

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Is a Bigger Population Better ?

The Saskatchewan government celebrated when our population got over 1 million people, as though it is self-evident that more is better. But is it? As you read this there are 6.8 billion (i.e. 6,800,000,000) persons trying to eke out a … Continue reading

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