“Civilization is to groups what intelligence is to individuals. It is a means of combining the intelligence of many to achieve ongoing group adaptation. Civilization, like intelligence, may serve well, […]
Humanity finds itself in the throes of the conditions for social upheaval and revolution once again, following a roughly 50 year cycle. We are all living in exciting times! Here is a monthly guide to get you in gear.
“People shouldn’t be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people.” -Alan Moore, V for Vendetta There is an exhausted adage that politics is a great deal […]
Imagine a giant asteroid on a direct collision course with Earth. That is the equivalent of what we face now [with climate change], yet we dither. -James Hansen Greetings Space […]
Greetings Space Cadets!! Apocalypse is simple and it is also intellectually lazy. It is seductive and also simple to imagine catastrophic finality. It is easy to default to histrionics […]
Astrology Disclaimer: Astrology isn’t a religion. We’re not sure it’s a science, either. It’s magic, maybe. (likely it is a form of vague agnostic mysticism) But, as with feng shui, […]
In The Descent of Man, [Charles Darwin] gave some powerful pages to illustrate its proper, wide sense. He pointed out how, in numberless animal societies, the struggle between separate individuals […]