A Happy Future Is Possible

Fire, locusts, blizzard, flood, drought, and yet we are still here and there are even positive signs among the chaos. The devastation of this season has caused great suffering and I feel for the people who have lost their homes and entire ecological habitats to unstoppable walls of fire that could reach, apparently, 70 metres […]

Why I Use a Mattock and Scythe

My priority is to improve the environment, the human habitat of earth. Humanist environmentalism — the perfection of our surroundings for the benefit of human life. Of course, we know that human life thrives best in cooperation with the natural world. We are all a part of it. The human environment influences everything we do […]

Family Homesteads: More housing. More jobs. More growth.

14 May 2018 By Kemble WALKER A family homestead is a small plot of land, at least one hectare, that includes a house and a garden, a comfortable place for raising a family and for retiring in old age. It is a person’s homeland on Earth, supporting good health, scientific innovation and social well-being (Tsapkov 2016). It provides […]

Conversation with My Son

18 March 2015 The evening sun lit up the edge of some large, dark clouds. I’d watched them come from the South. First the wind, then the birds’ calls. The rain was coming, and a good thing too. The pond would be full for the autumn community festival. With clear water, our family would be […]