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Mechanical Habitat

Long distances.
So very long distances.
Unnecessarily long distances.
Traversing the car park alone takes minutes.
Nobody lives close to the grocery store.
There’s no convenience stores anymore. 161 more words


Quote for the day - Saturday May 23

“The industrial worker at his fool-proof and grace-proof machine does his job in a man-made universe of punctual automata – a universe that lies entirely beyond the pale of Tao on any level, brutal, human or spiritual”.

Aldous Huxley, The Perennial Philosophy


Quote for the day - Friday May 22

“The specialisation of labour arising from mass production is increasingly reducing the worker to the level of a dead piece of machinery, a cog or lever functioning with automatic precision” 6 more words


070710 tunnel vision


we all play our parts in the game
bent hardened links in the chain
some of us ride neutral class
sipping suicide on the train… 158 more words


Unheard of microbial diversity found in remote Amazon tribe

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A multicenter team of U.S. and Venezuelan scientists, led by researchers from NYU Langone Medical Center, have discovered the most diverse collection of bodily bacteria yet in humans among an isolated tribe of Yanomami Indians in the remote Amazonian jungles of southern Venezuela…

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Google: Renewable Energy Won’t Stop Climate Crisis

It should go without saying that there’s no silver bullet solution to the climate crisis. Indeed, it’s simply too late in the game for anything resembling a “solution” at all. 902 more words

Hopkins' Universal Theme

Do you think Gerard Manley Hopkins’ poem, “God’s Grandeur” is an insult to Victorian society or an inspirational warning? Meaning, is this poem created to critique how people have polluted the earth and let them know as powerful as man is, natural will prevail? 395 more words