“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” ~ James Baldwin by Richard Moser edited by O Society May 19, 2019 Climate change is the apex crisis of all time and the US military is the prime crisis multiplier. As we approach the horizon of climate … Continue reading The Interlocking Crises of War & Climate Chaos
by Kollibri terre Sonnenblume edited by O Society May 19, 2019 Complaints about “capitalism” have become more common the last few years in the United States. This has been a welcome development. Anytime the collective perspective is widened, it’s beneficial to at least some degree. In a complementary way, calls for “socialism” have also become more … Continue reading Our problems are deeper than “capitalism” (and “socialism” alone can’t solve them)
by O Society May 18, 2019 One of our O Society people posted the below. It is re-posted in red here because obviously this is a rather serious thing. We should not ignore this sort of thing, rather, we should address it head on. Bravery is not the absence of fear. If I am not … Continue reading Suicide & the Absurd
Is evolutionary science due for a major overhaul – or is talk of ‘revolution’ misguided? by Kevin Laland Aeon edited by O Society May 16, 2019 When researchers at Emory University in Atlanta trained mice to fear the smell of almonds (by pairing it with electric shocks), they found, to their consternation, that both the children … Continue reading Science in Flux: Evolution unleashed
by Terrence McCoy Washington Post edited by O Society May 10, 2019 He was up there somewhere, at the top of the hill, the man Karl Ammann had come to see. It would soon be night. The forest was all shadows and sounds. Ammann had driven across the country to reach this remote river village, … Continue reading More Tigers Now Live in Cages Than in the Wild.