Vienna TEDx talk: What is the Goal of the Economy? A Common Good?

The economy is on its head.  The present economic model is not taking care of the planet or people.  The majority want a alternative economic order.

He asks important questions.  Yes, there are plenty of alternatives, we all get to choose.  He speaks of the economy of the common good as… Continue reading

The Havoc of Mass Extinction or Computer Y2K Bugs?

I just felt to look up mass extinction.  I then thought of Y2K the computer bug that was feared to create havoc in 2000.

I see the choice between the incessant new market pathology of information technology versus turning the computers off and actually going outside to check the weather.  Then getting active… Continue reading

Prince Charles Speaks of Eating Plastic Fish in the Oceans

This is an interesting article by Prince Charles.  Whilst the world is unable to take its eyes from conflict and drama the very life supports are polluted and being destroyed.  When do we wake up and smell the roses, if indeed they smell is not genetically engineered.  There is so much to… Continue reading

Earth Changes: Melting Ice

I was investigating the Petermann Glacier. Here are pictures from NASA.


July 27, 2012

Closeup of the Ice Island from Petermann Glacier

Closeup of the Ice Island from Petermann Glacier

In July 2012, a massive ice island broke free of the Petermann Glacier in northwestern Greenland. On July 16, the giant iceberg could be seen drifting down the fjord,… Continue reading

A Civil Manifesto for Social Policy and Sustainable Prosperity

This poetry was written at 4am and then sent to politicians in Canberra, Australia.

I would like to see a renewable future that is based on fairness, equality, responsibility and with a strong awareness of the next generation. We have to change GDP to reflect ecological costs as the real value of productivity.  If… Continue reading

David Attenborough Speaking with Obama on Climate Change


Interesting conversation between the famous natualist David Attenborough and Barrack Obama.  Anyone that has watched the BBC Life series will know that this botanist is one of the truly great people on this planet.  What I love about David is his complete commitment to nature, to educate people about nature and his… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”