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 →
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 →
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 →
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?