Michael C. Ruppert: Arrival of the Post-Petroleum Human

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 on Jun 24, 2011

Peak Moment 196: “Petroleum Man is dead. Infinite Growth Man is dead. Post Petroleum Human is alive,” announced Michael C. Ruppert on May 22, 2011. Members of this emerging “species” know they must live in balance with the Earth, while remembering the lessons of industrial civilization. The star and subject of the documentary “Collapse”, Mike founded CollapseNet.org in 2010 to empower people to connect and relocalize. Continue reading

From Afghans to Gazans: Why can’t we touch your face? + Freedom Flotilla 2 prepares for Launch

Guest Writer
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June 26, 2011

Love is how the kites in Gaza, Afghanistan and the world will fly

Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers flew kites
for the people of Gaza
photo by Hakim

Dear friends,

The approximately 1000 ordinary people sailing with the Gaza Freedom Flotilla II ought to stop us in our ordinary tracks at least for a moment.

Why are ordinary people doing this for others not related to them?

Why are ordinary people supporting these freedom sailors?

Why are a few governments against this non-violent human solidarity?

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Rev. James Lawson: Non-Violence as a Science of Social Change (2010)

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James Lawson in Nashville, Tennessee.

Image via Wikipedia

What makes a Christian different from everyone else? What makes Christianity distinct from any other religion? It is grace – treating others, not as they deserve, but as God wishes them to be treated – with loving-kindness and mercy. Only the cross of  Jesus Christ can free us from the tyranny of malice, hatred, revenge, and resentment and gives us the courage to return evil with good.   Continue reading

“The 15% Solution,” Serialization, 17th Installment: Chapter Sixteen: 2017: The Legitimation Treaty

Note: The Preface and Chapters One through Fifteen can be found here: The 15% Solution

by Jonathan Westminster, Ph.D. aka Steven Jonas, MD, MPH
Featured Writer
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crossposted on TPJmagazine.us
June 26, 2011

This is the seventeenth installment of the serialization of a book entitled The 15% Solution:  A Political History of American Fascism, 2001-2022.  Herein you will find Chapter 16.  This chapter first describes the dismemberment of Canada, something that Pat Buchanan had actually talked about in the late 1980s, so that its vast natural resources, petroleum and timber, could come under the direct control of the New American Republics (sort of like the present petro ads extolling the vast available resource of Canadian shale oil talk about it as if it belonged to the US).  Continue reading

The Day the Earth Stood Nil by Rand Clifford

Featured Writer
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June 26, 2011

4.24 エネルギーシフトパレードin渋谷/Energy Shift Parade in Shibuya

Image by SandoCap via Flickr

Could human intelligence be a lethal mutation? Catastrophes spawned by Earth’s most intelligent species suggest not only self-extinction, but annihilation of countless other species. Is the apparent disconnect between cleverness and wisdom primarily a human characteristic, and if so, what are the chances of human wisdom catching up with human cleverness?

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