My summary of “The short history of nearly everything” by Bill Bryson – a multivitamin of natural sciences.
Humbolt was captivated by lush nature but loved humanity and the new technological developments. He believed that if we understand Nature and the laws governing her, we can create a sustainable future. He was the first Solarpunk and here are his ideas
I am helping to fund a Solarpunk Art Contest, with prizes of $18,500. Show us a nice future so we can build it.
World is a complex and messy place. But chopping it up into small pieces and separate sciences is not the answer. Read more about Monism and the perils of early retirement in 55th issue of my newsletter. Also, concrete.
The truth is we know little about the wolf. What we know a good deal more about is what we imagine the wolf to be. This was a very sad book to read. Humanity has dealt the wolves great injustice, blaming them for everything under the sun (and the moon), and then some more. BarryContinue reading “Book: Of Wolves and Men by Barry Lopez”
Trees can teach us a lot about the compounding nature of success, the perseverance, and how Internet rewards taking multiple shots. All about the trees on the Internet in the 24th edition of Deliberate Internet.
Taking a walk is one of the easiest, cheapest and most effective cognitive enhancers around. Moving is paramount for the brain activity whereas spending time in nature has a profoundly therapeutic effect on thinking clarity, overall health, and is a surefire way to lower the stress levels.