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Can Organics Save the Family Farm?

Thor Heyerdahl’s classic adventure story, The Ra Expeditions, has a lesson for agriculture. Heyerdahl wanted to prove that ancient Egyptian sailors could have reached the New World in traditional boats constructed of bundled papyrus stalks. He and his crew studied fresco paintings, three to four thousand years old, on the tomb walls of pyramids for […]

Putting My Ethics on Hold

We’ve all done things we’re ashamed of—line dancing, acting innocent after unleashing something silent but deadly, heresy. If by chance you just thought to yourself, “Not me!” Well, the heck with you. Tell you what. Save yourself some time and page through to another article, because I think you’re lying. Twenty years ago, I had […]

Deep, Deep, Deep; Deeper And Deeper We Creep

–Image copyright Karel Cudlin What am I? What shall I do? What can I believe and hope for? Everything in philosophy can be reduced to this. –Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Aphorisms As long and as far as they can stare into their magic spyglasses they strive to glimpse ever deeper into the star clutter, those little […]

May 22, 2008: Indy!

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