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Our Environment

What sustains us

We must think of our environment in a wide range of scales. In the broader perspective we have the entirety of our universe or possibly universes coming down to our immediate solar system. When we see this in scale, our solar system is a tiny speck in a much greater whole.

Then when we see our planet we call Earth in context of our solar system, again it is a small speck in relation to the whole and then we look at ourselves and in some ways we are the most insignificant creatures in this universe.

When we think about the other life forms that we share this planet with, this consider ants, those tiny little creatures

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Dealing to Our Trash

An element destroying our habitat

This subject is a no-brainer. If we are going to want stuff, it should do what we want and last a lifetime. If we think of our most basic requirements for life the land we depend on for growing our food should be kept in pristine condition yet every year we are dumping millions of tons of harmful chemicals into our soils for short-term increased production and ease of management.

Our cell phones and electronic devices are one of the most contentious issues because the manufacturers what you to buy a new device every year and discard the old which has a finite life. This was exacerbated by Apple who were accused of rolling

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Sahara

A Key to our History

The desertification of the Sahara is generally understood is happening within the last 6000 to 8000 years but like all great stories there is much more to it than that. The story really begins with the closing of the Tethes Sea as the tectonic plate carrying Africa moved north. This has happened over the past 41 million years as similarly the plate carrying India moved with it creating the Himalayas.

The Northwood movement of the African tectonic plate Created the Mediterranean Sea and turned the Sahara region into a shallow sea with some desertification and a series of great lakes before the complete desertification that we see today.

It seems plausible that climatic change is

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Persia and its Wines

A 7000 year history

An ancient Persian legend says the history of wine began with a beautiful princess who lost favor with the mythological King Jamshid. Overwhelmed with pain and sorrow the princess tried to poison herself by drinking juice from a jar filled with spoiled grapes. After experiencing the juice’s intoxicating effects she fell asleep. The next morning the princess awoke and discovered she no longer felt depressed but rejuvenated instead. She took her discovery to the King who became so enamored with this new “potion” that he accepted her back and she regained the King’s favor.

Thereafter the King shared this wonderful finding with his entire court and decreed that all grapes grown in Persepolis would be

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Building a Civilisation

And ensuring our survival as a species

Our current civilisation is on the verge of extinction as modern governments serve money, not the people they are sworn to protect.

If you want to build the civilization of a nation, there are 4 ways:

1. Uphold its family structure 2. Uphold its education traditions 3. Uphold its role models and raise its reference points 4. Preserve nature

To uphold the family: honour the role of Mother as a culture-carrier and home-maker. To uphold the education: honour Teachers, and raise their place in society so that the seekers love and respect them. To uphold the role models: honour the Sages and Seers, the Poets, the Scientists and Scholars, esteem their opinion, listens

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Is Saving Ourselves Possible?

Or avoiding another mass extinction event

The Doomsday Clock was created in 1947 to represent how close we are to a global catastrophe. It’s maintained by the members of The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ Science and Security Board.

The group of scientists, including 16 Nobel Laureates, announced this morning that we have moved dangerously close to all-out disaster. The Clock’s recent advance to two and a half minutes means that scientists and experts agree that we are teetering on the brink of societal collapse or an apocalyptic scale nuclear war, which symbolically occurs at midnight on their scale.

In the years since the Clock was created we have only been this close to midnight once, in 1953 when the

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Israel in Context

A land on fire and the world fans the flames

The world looks on at a loss to understand what is going on. People collect around various opinions as Israel finds itself being attacked from all sides. So how do we find a real perspective and it is there any such thing as justice in a region that has never known peace since the arrival of humans?

It could well be that the original Jews were a Hindu tribe that migrated some 3000 or 4000 years ago, or even further back. After all, Hinduism has been a light to the entire world although for many that’s an inconvenient truth. But it’s clear that those who call themselves Jews

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The USification of Food

Along with it’s version of democracy, the USA spreads diabetes, heart disease and more

There’s an old family catchphrase that ‘your mother knows best’ that is often used in conjunction with ‘ask your mother’ or ‘ask your father’. Mother knows best as a phrase used to placate women in the patriarchal society whereas ask your mother or ask your father a fundamental phrases indicating blindness to the truth and an avoidance of responsibility.

The way of live for people of the USA has been to modulus, they stole the land they now occupy, exterminated around 100 million people and began to create an idealistic new existence based on liberty and freedom without any sense of guilt for their crimes

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The Whales Story

Our ocean guardians

Most whale species have been hunted to the brink of extinction and some hover dangerously close to that brink. The primary products they were killed for was oil, ambergris (used as a fixative for perfumes) food, and some of the bone was also used.

Human beings have this innate or natural inborn ignorance and inflated self-worth that has no basis in reality. We are the perhaps the least significant species living on this planet and we have done the greatest amount of damage and continue to do so.

Most people see wales as big fish that are mostly out of sight and out of mind and when it comes to products, few people care where they come

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Migrants Welcome

The unenlightened welcome death

The majority of the world’s people living far from the front lines have no idea what Islam represents. Since World War II we have been Molly coddled and taken on the mantle of political correctness. All life is value and we are all equal under the law.

In the Muslim countries that have been torn apart by war we are torn up with emotion at their suffering and moved to sympathy. The sympathy runs deep across the political elite who have invited these refugees to reside in their countries. Because they are the elite they can assign taxpayer dollars to refugee care but because they are elite they do not have to have any interaction

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Hemp the Wonder Crop

An opportunity for humanity suppressed

1 acre of hemp that takes less than six months to grow can be used to produce as much paper as it takes 4 acres of trees which takes 50 years to grow

For tens of thousands of years, hemp has been used all around the world in a wide range of products from foods, medicines, rope, clothing and even plastics. It is a very versatile crop that grows almost anywhere and it even improves the soil in which it grows.

It was widely used throughout the world to the 1930s when the oil industry was beginning to boom and they discovered that they could make plastics from oil. But hemp oil is

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